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Ruan Family Old House (Jing De Hsing Drug Store)(阮家古厝(金德興藥舖))





Ruan Family Old House(阮家古厝)is situated on Jingliao Old Street and is known locally as Jing De Hsing Drug Store. It is a street house, a Grade 3 National historic site and is an architectural treasure. The house was built during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor in the Qing Dynasty (1734-1795). It is a traditional street house building and has an attic, which is quite rare in old houses in Taiwan. The house has a wooden frame which was joined together using Chinese fir wood from Fuzhou, without a single nail used. It retains its ancient Chinese medicine counter. If you go to Jingliao Old Street, be sure not miss Ruan Family Old House, and, if you are lucky, you can hear old Mr. Ruan tell some stories.


TEL +886-6-6621261

Address Houbi Dist., Tainan City Taiwán, R.O.C

Category Culture

Open Hours (Private residence)


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