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Picture: best things to buy in taiwan blog.

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Sanyi Wood Sculpture

Sanyi Wood Sculpture Museum

Shuei Mei Wood sculpture street in Sanyi is also known as wood carving street with many shops introducing wood carving products, engraving delicate, lively, attracting a large number of tourists.

Wood carvings at Sanyi Taiwan (a wood carving village)
Wood carvings at Sanyi Taiwan (a wood carving village)
Sanyi Wood Sculpture Museum
Sanyi Wood Sculpture Museum

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Seal of Aragonite stone

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Picture: best things to buy in taiwan blog.

Aragonite (a type of quartz) is a rock crystallized from minerals in volcanic basalt under the sea. Currently, this stone is found only on the island of Penghu and the Sicilian island of Italy. Coming to Penghu, visitors do not forget to bring a sophisticated stone seal made of Aragonite stone.

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Chinese Seal Stamps
Taiwanese Seal Stamps
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Aragonite Gemstone Medallions Round_Stones | must buy in taiwan

Famous things to buy in Taiwan: Hualien gemstones

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The most famous gems in Hualien are marble, rosestone and Fongtian jade. Visitors come to Hualien do not forget to look for these beautiful rocks and carved the delicate.

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Yingge Ceramics

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Yingge is home to Taiwanese ceramics, from household items to artworks, ceramics collections, to Yingge visitors can be satisfied.

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A store selling pottery on Yingge Ceramics Old Street.
A store selling pottery on Yingge Ceramics Old Street.
Fancy Taiwanese ceramics for sale in Yingge, Taiwan
Fancy Taiwanese ceramics for sale in Yingge, Taiwan

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Knives made from bombshells, artillery shells

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With the Shrapnel shells removed, with normal knife-making techniques, artisans made the unique knives available only in popular Kimmen.

Knives made from bombshells
The bombshell collection features other knives, chefs knives and cleavers plus this brand new paring knife.
Maestro Wu Bombshell Steel Knives
Maestro Wu Bombshell Steel Knives
Maestro Wu 7" Damascus Chef Knife
Maestro Wu 7″ Damascus Chef Knife

Super Thin Ox Tongue Biscuits in Yilan

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Super Thin Ox Tongue biscuits was accidentally created, but by it is crispy and easy to eat, loved by many people unexpectedly became a special specialty of Yilan.

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Handicrafts of indigenous people

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Photo: best things to buy in taiwan blog.

Handicrafts of the indigenous people are very famous, of which the most famous is the lapis necklace. The technique of combing necklace from red copper and lapis seed attracts the attention of many visitors, the rich style of stone from the glass is also popular.

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Paper oil umbrella of the Hakka ethnic group

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Photo: best things to buy in taiwan blog.

Paper umbrellas is an important role in the life of Hakka people, in addition to sun protection, the umbrella is also a symbol of luck, gift to young men in adulthood or dowry for Girls, so well suited to buy as gifts.

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Best shopping place in Taipei Taiwan Handicraft Promotion Center (1)
Colorfull traditional umbrellas

Hualien Sweet Potato Cake

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Photo: best things to buy in taiwan blog.

Sweet patato or taro are steamed, removed shell, crushed and molded into a cake and baked. Cake made from natural ingredients, not add chemical additives so it is safe for health, has a delicious taste very attractive.

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Shueili Ceramics

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Shueili was the place where gathering and dividing into wood materials, there was a very good clay, which combines all three elements of water-fire-land to create high-quality ceramic products. The most famous point is the Xuya Shueili (Shueili Snakekiln, the kilns connected to each other like a snake).

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souvenirs to bring back from Taiwan
Taiwan ceramics, one of the best souvenirs to bring back from Taiwan

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Dried Pork

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Credit image: must buy souvenir in taiwan blog.

The raw material is pork chopped sliced, dried at high temperature, forming the product as thin as a veil, put on the mouth is fragrant, do not make sense, let the diner eat and then want to eat more.

Dried Pork

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Seasoning

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Credit image: must buy souvenir in taiwan blog.

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Prepared from flavors and traditional medicines, meat seasoning package with delicious flavor, unique species are present abundant: duck tongue, duck wings, propeller, duck liver… In it, the most famous today is the spiced meat of Laotianlu meat.

The Sichuan Peppercorns in the noodles’ seasoning
The Sichuan Peppercorns in the noodles’ seasoning

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