Ximen Red House - Ximending serves as a major hub of culture and creativity, hosting regular performances by both local and international artists. Designed by a Japanese architect, this Western-style octagonal building initially served as a market, but was repurposed after World War II. The red-brick theater contains several performance and exhibit areas, as well as a shopping section where you can purchase local crafts, clothing, and souvenirs. Using our online itinerary creator, Taipei attractions like Ximen Red House - Ximending can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Ximen Red House - Ximending Reviews
The Red House was built in 1908, during the Japanese colonial era (1895-1945) to serve as a public market. The Red House has been renovated several times. It is built of red brick, with external... more »
This octagonal building has a long history, and the structure attached to it was actually in the shape of a cross (not apparent to visitors at ground level though). Interesting architecture, and... more »
I like the way it is served as an art precinct, where local talents can hold exhibitions, selling their goods etc. It's such a unique and beautiful old building in an octagonal shape. It is interesting to note that outside and nearby of the building is a famous hangout bar areas for LGBT communities. Making this while area even more colorful and eclectic.
Historical place. But not really interesting to go now. It is too much commercialized. I remember, there were more historical things few years ago. So it was more like museum. But now it is just some shop honestly.
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