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Sanxia Old Street

Minquan Street , Sanxia District, Xinbei, Taiwan
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Minquan Street , Sanxia District, Xinbei, Taiwan
Sanxia / Yingge District
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are few well preserved old houses left in Taiwan. It was a delight to visit Sanxia's Old Street and see the old styles and traditional decors preserved. The old inscriptions of the original residents and their trade can still be found on some of...More

Thank HobbitBrandybuck
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Pleasant walk along the brick-covered buildings facade... rather commercialized, good for window shopping. Short street only, finished in a jiffy.

1  Thank Phyllis P
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

If you happen to be around the area, it's nice to take a walk through the streets. The buildings were well preserved. Lots of variety of items on sale. Traditional foods made the traditional way; toys played by children in the old days; tea sets....More

1  Thank SusannaTan
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Had a nice, quick stroll on this place. Was here for only about an hour, enough to complete the old street, strolling through the food stalls area and crossed the bridge. If you're a photographer and looking for best view and scenery, come only when...More

Thank Yefta R
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

It was a good afternoon to visit Sanxia between meals and shopping in Taipei. We took a cab from Taipei for about NT1500. The aim was to try working on some tiedye artworks which this town is famous for. It was very worth it for...More

Thank alancN1985IR
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It's a well maintained old street that isn't too crowded on weekdays. It's quite accessible even though I waited at the wrong bus stop from Yingge station. The horn bread is a must try! Give the tiny prepackaged horns a miss though, oily and dry...More

Thank atemycookie
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We arrived in Sanxia Old Street mid-morning and the place is perfect for a morning stroll. The shops are already open but there was no crowd yet so we were just taking our time checking the shops and taking some pictures. We were also able...More

1  Thank kulangsapansin
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very far from the Taipei centre by bus 702, 705 or 812. Only visit if you wish to see the nearby Zushi Temple since this is a shopping street as any other. It takes at least half a day to get there and back from...More

Thank constanttraveler2014
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Sanxia Old Street surprised my wife and me. It is less famous than Tamsui Old Street or Pingxi Old Street, but it is definitely more photogenic, probably only second to Jiufen Old Street, in my opinion. The nearby Qingshui Zushi Temple 清水祖師廟 rivals Longshan Temple,...More

1  Thank Kuo-ming S
Reviewed 19 March 2016

I have been to Sanxia Old Street a few times and I have always really enjoyed going into the shops and looking at all of the cool things. This is a great place for souvenirs as there are a lot of things in more Taiwanese...More

Thank Jamesehd
Sanxia / Yingge District
Yingge, with a 200-year history in pottery, is one of
the earliest settlements of Taiwan, thus earning the
reputation of “Taiwan’s Jingdezhen”. Constructed with
exposed concrete and steel structures, the Yingge
Ceramics Museum is a landmark presenting rustic
beauty. Walk into Yingge Old Street and feel the
pieces of brick and tiles lightly emitting a
historical and cultural atmosphere. Stroke the
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