Tainan Cineplexes

Vieshow Cinemas

Tainan Cineplexes In addition to several small, old, second run theaters like the Chin Men (Quánměi) Theater, Tainan City has three large, modern cineplexes that offer first run movies. Like many cineplexes around the world, they play a standard range of Hollywood new releases. Generally, the distribution companies make sure there is always at least … Continue reading

Shinkong Mitsukoshi Department Store – New Life Square

Shinkong Mitsukoshi Department Store – New Life Square (Xīn Guāng Sān Yuè 新光三越) Shinkong Mitsukoshi is the largest of the upmarket department store chains in Taiwan. The company is a collaboration of the Japanese department store chain Mitsukoshi Ltd. and the Taiwan-based Shinkong Group. The goal of this chain is to provide Taiwan with top … Continue reading

Central Shopping District

Central Shopping District Just outside of Tainan Railway Station is the heart of Tainan’s commercial district. The bulk of shops and eateries run between Beimen Road (北門路) and Zhongshan Road (Jhongshan 中山路), fanning south in a triangular shape and ending at Qingnian Road (Cingnian 青年路). Minzu Road (民族路) bisects this area, putting it at the … Continue reading