Destination guide Taiwan Province Of China

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TAIWAN IS A SHOPPERS PARADISE FOR MANUFACTURED GOODS OR
SOUVENIRS. THERE ARE HOWEVER NOT MANY BARGAINS TO BE FOUND
AS THE EMPHASIS IS INCREASINGLY BASED ON QUALITY GOODS.
THERE IS HOWEVER A GREAT VARIETY TO CHOOSE FROM.

IN THE CAPITAL TAIPEI THERE ARE GIANT DEPARTMENT STORES AND
ALSO THE SMALLER SHOPS AND THE BOUTIQUES OF ARTISANS. THE
LARGEST SHOPS AND THE MOST POPULAR SHOPPING AREAS ARE ALONG
CHUNGSHAN NORTH ROAD, CHUNGHSIAO EAST, AND NANKING EAST
ROADS. IN THE BIG DEPARTMENT STORES THERE ARE NO WRITTEN
SIGNS OTHER THAN CHINESE. CREDIT CARDS ARE ACCEPTED. IN THE
SMALLER SHOPS DISCOUNTS ARE OFTEN GIVEN.

THINGS TO BUY INCLUDE DESIGNER CLOTHING EITHER READY MADE
OR TAILOR MADE ON REQUEST. SPORTS CLOTHES, CHILDREN
CLOTHES AND RAINWEAR. THERE ARE HAND TOOLED SNAKESKIN ITEMS
ALSO.

A MULTITUDE OF DIFFERENT HANDCRAFTED SOUVENIRS ARE MADE,
SOME OF DAILY USE AND OTHERS ORNAMENTAL. THESE INCLUDE
EMBROIDERY, PAPER LANTERNS, OILED PAPER UMBRELLAS,
FURNITURE CARVED FROM ROSEWOOD, SANDALWOOD AND TEAK ALSO
BAMBOO.

CARVED OBJECTS ARE ALSO A POPULAR SOUVENIR. CARVINGS ARE
MADE FROM A VARIETY OF MATERIALS, STONE, BAMBOO, HAIR
CARVINGS WHICH ARE RELIEF CARVINGS ON THE SURFACE OF IVORY,
RICE, AND BEANS WITH NEEDLE KNIVES. OBJECTS ARE ALSO CARVED
FROM INKSTONE, VEGETABLES AND LEATHER. THERE ARE KNITTED
HATS AND MATS, BAMBOO HATS, FANS, BAMBOO FLOWER LANTERNS,
CHINESE OPERA MASKS, MOSAIC WORK, TOYS AND CERAMICS.
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