Taipei hidden gems
Collected by Robert Machado
Forget about the landmarks and take a walk on the narrow alleys of Taipei, where you can find sweet secret spots out of the focus of the tourist guides.
No. 13, Lane 97, Taiyuan Road, Datong District, Taipei City, Taiwan 103
Rixing typography is a two storey workshop, hidden in an arrow alley near Taipei Main Station. From this workshop, Mr. Chang's family has been handmade producing copper pieces with Chinese characters used for printing in the traditional printing...
No. 172, Section 4, Zhongxiao East Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
This cool little underground shop will make very happy to all anime lovers, specially to the followers of the 90's anime Neon Genesis Evangelion. Evangelion Taiwan Base is specialized in selling merchandising and products based on this Japanese...
No. 13號, Alley 40, Lane 181, Section 4, Zhongxiao East Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
VVG Something is a tiny bookshop hidden in a quiet alley near the bustling Zhongxiao Dunhua shopping area. Do not expect the latest best sellers in this place, but a carefully selected collection of arts and crafts, fashion, photography or cooking...
No. 20, Lane 141, Section 2, Jinshan South Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
T. Loafer is hard to miss thanks to its colorful exterior, patched together from more than 20 salvaged window frames. Order a cup of hibiscus lemongrass tea and a pastry made with locally grown fruit. The shelves are stocked with books, regional...
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