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Ximen Red House - Ximending

Neighbourhood: Neihu District
As featured in 3 Days in Taipei and 1 other guide
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Address: No.10 Chengdu Rd., Wanhua Dist., Taipei, Taiwan
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+886 2 2311 9380
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11:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Full of tourists, but with street performances and shows to entertain kids...

Full of tourists, but with street performances and shows to entertain kids and adults alike. A fun and affordable place to shop for souvenirs and eat street food.

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Historically modern wonder

On the opposite side of the Ximen (Night)Market, the Res House holds Taiwan made treasures from clothes, the jewelry, to knick-knacks, and more. Although the products tend to be a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Helena, Montana
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building is still under renovation. But there are many pubs and bar beside it is still busking with noisy activity and is very vibrant with young people gathering there with friends for drinks.

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Helena, Montana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the opposite side of the Ximen (Night)Market, the Res House holds Taiwan made treasures from clothes, the jewelry, to knick-knacks, and more. Although the products tend to be a little expensive, all of the products are made in Taiwan, so it is totally worth a peek! During the afternoon/evening hours, outside of the Red House, local sellers sell their... More 

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Riverside, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This 100 year old historical building is worth the visit. Located in the busy Ximending district, the old and new contrast of the architectural styles in the area makes this red building very eye catching. The shape of building is octagonal and it used to be a theater and movie center for many years It's quite a place to look... More 

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Historic building from the Japanese era. Situation in the busy ximen shopping district. There is a gay bar area right next to the left of the red house. A number of gay bars and restaurants

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Thank SL Y
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Lots of different crafts are sold in the stalls and the whole area is fun to wander around and people watch.

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Xiamen red house has many handmade products in the weekend. There are many restaurants and coffeehouse near Ximen red house. It's a must go place for tourists.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Part of this building is under renovation but some shops are still open. They sell souvenirs, handicrafts and art stuff. There are some gay pubs behind the building.

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

It's not a place I would recommend if it require dedicate travel to. Luckily close to the metro and Ximending so we pop by. A lot of nice handicrafts shops and that's about it. It's so not special that I didn't even take a picture of it.

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Part of the building is on renovation. So there are only a few small shops selling artsy souvenirs and unique tshirts. If you enjoy art and happen to be at Ximending, there is no reason not to go.

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The red house is under renovation. Not sure until when because we did not walk across to check out...

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