For shopping lovers, Taichung is one of the best places in Taiwan to shop. It has enough options to make a shopaholic busy for several weeks without ever visiting the same store twice. From classy shopping districts to high-end malls, every shopper is well cared for in Taichung. Shopping in Taichung is an excellent activity if you want to taste local homemade products, buy jade and other crystal accessories, flowers, art pieces and many more. Moreover, night markets offer unlimited items for every budget shopper and have unique products you may have never seen before.
Tourists often look for wonderful souvenir items and keepsakes that they can bring back home. Stashing souvenir items and must-buy products should not be missed when taking a trip to Taichung. To start your search for Asian collector’s items, head at the Jade Market located at Wen Xin Road and Taichung Port Road, which is open only during Fridays to Sundays. You can buy custom-made necklaces here where you string jade charms into your own design. Looking further, you can see various Buddhist delights, teapots and other antique arts. [Read more…]