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Chinese (opera) mask

Postby Jagienka » 15 Aug 2012, 13:29

I'm looking for a place to buy a chinese-style mask, like an opera mask or "totem mask". It's just a souvenir, so I'd like to keep it rather cheap (up to 700-800 TWD, if it's possible), I'm not looking for anything authentic. I have no idea where to look; costume shops, souvenirs shops, flea market? I'd appreciate any hints - especially ones with detailed location, since I don't know my way around Taipei. Thank you. :bow:

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Re: Chinese (opera) mask

Postby the chief » 15 Aug 2012, 13:33

National Palace Museum Gift Shop.
Rauho St. Night Market.
That National Handicrafts Gift Shop down by Tai-Da Hospital (is that right?)
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Re: Chinese (opera) mask

Postby Tempo Gain » 15 Aug 2012, 14:13

the chief wrote:That National Handicrafts Gift Shop down by Tai-Da Hospital (is that right?)


yep, right across street on Xuzhou Road.
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Re: Chinese (opera) mask

Postby Jagienka » 15 Aug 2012, 14:42

Thank you very much for such a quick reply. :bow: I'll check it out in next few days.
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Re: Chinese (opera) mask

Postby the chief » 15 Aug 2012, 14:54

Jagienka wrote:Thank you very much for such a quick reply. :bow: I'll check it out in next few days.


If you go to RauHo St, look for a bigassed Taoist folk worship gift shop on the south (ish) side near the Temple end (not the Bade Rd end), they got all kinds of that crap there, very tourist friendly.
Buddy will probably cut you a discount if you get a bunch of stuff.
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