Tainan Kuang Tsai Embroidery Shop
Official God of War Temple
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186-3 Yongfu Rd, Sec 2 · interesting places nearby
Tainan Kuang Tsai Embroidery Shop information
Mr Lin, one of the last remaining embroidery masters in Tainan, has been working at his craft for more than 50 years and now he and his daughter have taken the craft to a new, modern level. All his pieces have the light touch and expressiveness of a craftsman truly at the peak of his skills.
The most famous samples of his work are the long Eight Immortals panels, which used to be popular at weddings and other special occasions. Such panels cost tens of thousands of Taiwanese dollars but this doesn't stop buyers from all over the world coming to the shop. Smaller pieces can be purchased for a few thousand, and even browsers are more than welcome (as the sign outside the shop says).