Open only on the weekends, Taichung Jade Market is an ideal place to observe the local lifestyle and hunt for a few fun souvenirs. Moved recently to a modern building that's both air-conditioned and wheelchair-accessible, the multi-level market offers all kinds of precious and semiprecious stones, metalwork, wooden carvings, ceramics, and other decorative items. Inside the market, you'll also find an exhibit space, drink stands, food vendors, and restrooms. Before you head to Taichung, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Taichung holiday builder app, to make sure you see all that Taichung has to offer, including Taichung Jade Market.
Taichung Jade Market reviews
We made the mistake of going in the morning, as it's advertised opening at 10:30. Don't go until the afternoon. There were almost no stalls open and nothing much appealed to us. We did find a Turkish.... more »
On the day we visited less than half the stalls were open because an expo was going on elsewhere in the city and many of the shopkeepers were attending. Even so, the selection of jade items, teapots..... more »
I went on a Sunday and it was so empty with so many vendors and shops! The bottom floor is filled with jewelry, tea pots, bowls and antiques and on the second floor I found the coolest clothing store. The guy who owns it has clothing mainly from India, Tibet and Thailand and it’s reasonably priced, I’m definitely going again.
A honey hole to find gems and antiques. It's a paradise for treasure hunters for sure.
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