Collected by Stephanie Snipes
No. 216號, Section 2, Minzu Road, West Central District, Tainan City, Taiwan 700
Tainan is known for its xiaochi or "small eats" and there are plenty of delicious and cheap snacks in this vibrant city. The standout is the slack season noodles, developed from a century-old recipe and so named because they were sold by a...
No. 108, Gubao Street, Anping District, Tainan City, Taiwan 708
Originally an office and warehouse for the Japan Salt Company during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan, after WWII the warehouse was abandoned and became overgrown with tree roots. The sight of the tree-engulfed warehouse is quite beautiful, if...
700, Taiwan, Tainan City, West Central District, Nanmen Road, 67號2F
Though tea is the drink of choice in Taiwan, the appropriately named Narrow Door Coffee has helped put coffee on the map in the city of Tainan. Walk by the unmarked entrance and you might miss your chance to squeeze through sideways and reach the...
No. 2號, Nanmen Road, West Central District, Tainan City, Taiwan 700
This historical site was Taiwan's first academy, built in 1655, for the purpose of continuing classical Chinese teachings and training civil servants on the island, which was at political odds with Mainland China. The building is prized for it's...
No. 1號, Zhongzheng Road, West Central District, Tainan City, Taiwan 700
Founded on Oct. 17, 2003, the National Museum of Taiwan Literature is the first national museum in Taiwan dedicated to the literary arts. Prior to its opening as the museum in 2003, the museum housed the Tainan Prefectural Government. The building...
704, Taiwan, Tainan City, North District, 台南市北區
Night markets are a quintessential Taiwan experience. Young couples, families, retirees, and swarms of teenagers descend upon these markets to graze, gossip, flirt, play, and graze some more. Lately, the ones in Taipei have been over-run by...
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