Showa-cho Antique Market - Taipei
Directions to Showa-cho Antique Market
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Taipei's Jinan antique market, situated behind Yongkang Street, is lovingly nicknames Showa-cho by locals. Showa-cho Antique Market is comprised of more or less twenty stores that sell antiques and second-hand goods to vintage enthusiasts, many of whom frequent the market as the afternoon fades into evening - opening time for Showa-cho Antique Market.
This antique market is bursting with novelty items. Naturally, given Taiwan's previous Japanese occupation, there is a number of rare Japanese items at this market. Household goods, furniture, paintings and iconic cultural items adorn the shelves at Showa-cho Antique Market, which is best reached from Dongmen MRT station, on Taipei's orange line.