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The building out of the 19th century, build in English colonial architectural style, intially... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Hagen, Germany
via mobile
A well preserved, peaceful place

A well preserved historical budiling, with museum, souveniors and coffee shop. A good place for... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Hong Kong, China
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No. 1, Weimin St., East Dist, Tainan, Taiwan
West Central District/ North District
+886 6 236 7000
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

The architecture here is so great. I like it. When we arrived, it's almost 5 o'clock. And there are so many seller in front the buildings. Some sell diy stuff and some food. This building is 2 floor. Inside the first floor it's a cafe,...More

Thank Ivana O
Reviewed 9 March 2018

It is not a big building but quite beautiful to my eyes. It also had a very nice gift shop and a cafe.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

The building out of the 19th century, build in English colonial architectural style, intially housed the japanese local governor and visitors of the royal family. Today, you will find there a cafe and some shops. If you are interested in architecture, it is definitely worth...More

Thank Jorhada
Reviewed 23 August 2017

A well preserved historical budiling, with museum, souveniors and coffee shop. A good place for veiwing and dinning. We had afternoon here but it also serves lunch and dinner. Not many seats, so reservation is recommendation is for meals.

Thank cora3181
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The building is in spacial shape. It looks a elegant style. There is shops inside. I bought some handy gift cause it's unique. There is Japanese bath robe for rental . Lot's girl get one and makes photo. It' s not far from the Tainan...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this quiet, pretty historical site in a morning stroll. Well maintained building with nice handcraft shops. As a cat lover I particularly liked the cat-paw-shaped soap.

Thank chanyuklan
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lots of interesting souvenirs, and beautiful wood interior decorations. Sometimes will have exhibitions regarding to culture, architecture, travel and so on.

Thank Tommy_Chiu
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I passed this house by accident because there was a strange beautiful flower tree in full blossom that caught my eyes and it smelt so good too. The house from outside looks beautiful with a beautiful yard where you can sit and enjoy the time....More

Thank Sinh T
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West Central District/ North District
The West Central District is the most populous and the
busiest area. A lot of shops and hotels crowd the
district, and the long-standing history results in a
variety of street food. In addition to that, this
district also has the highest number of temples. This
is how it got the name “Tainan’s Pantheon.” Historic
buildings are literally ubiquitous. For example,
Hayashi Department Store, National Museum of Taiwan
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