Must see shopping in Tainan

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    An airy bookshop-cafe with large windows framing the sky, trees and canal outside. The books are mostly in Chinese, and lean towards the arts and…

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    Hayashi Department Store

    The elegant Hayashi Department Store sells attractive homewares and fashion created by Taiwanese designers, as well as gorgeously packaged Taiwanese cakes…

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    Wu Wan Cun Incense Shop

    This family-run incense business started 120 years ago in the Qing dynasty. Today the fragrant sticks and cones are still handmade from all-natural…

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    Tainan Kuang Tsai Embroidery Shop

    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…

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    Maru Yang Betel Nut Stall

    Not 'just' a roadside stall, this one is run by the gregarious armchair historian Maru Yang. Mr Yang likes to share recommendations with travellers, some…

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    Song Leng

    All kinds of fragrant sugar-cane smoked and braised deliciousness, such as tofu and eggs for immediate consumption, or hock and an entire chicken, vacuum…

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    Chin Chin Pottery

    Chin Chin comprises a pottery workshop on the upper floor, a small gallery showing the works of overseas artists, and a shop with a brief display of…