Grand Matsu Temple
This lively temple once served as the palace of Ning Jin, the last king of the Ming dynasty. If you wish to confirm visually that a...
182 Art Space
A cool indie gallery inside a pretty 50-year-old building. The three-and-a-half floors of gallery space hosts regular exhibitions of...
Official God of War Temple
This is the oldest and most impressive temple in Taiwan dedicated to Guandi (Guan Gong), a Han-dynasty general deified as the God of War...
TCRC Live House
This intimate dive is the place for live indie music in Tainan and one of the top in Southern Taiwan. There are weekly gigs by local,...
A paradise for the health and environmentally conscious, this restaurant only uses naturally farmed and locally sourced produce. Its...
117 Xinmei St; 新美街117號 · interesting places nearby
TCRC Bar information
Directly opposite Matsu Temple, TCRC (The Checkered Record Club) is cool in all the right places – a speakeasy vibe, indie sounds, colourful cocktails and a hip low-key crowd. TCRC also has a small underground live-music dive nearby that hosts weekly live music.
The wait for a seat on weekends can be frustrating. Try to get there before 8.30pm to line up.