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Dihua Street, Taipei

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Dating back to the 1850s, Dihua Street today is popular among shoppers and foodies. This main avenue used to be called Centre Street and still contains historical architecture that is protected by the city. Explore this attraction, which has long been known as the center of Taiwanese commerce and sells products ranging from foods, herbs, and tea to Chinese fabrics and incense. Recently this area has seen even more business here in the form of cafes, vintage shops, and art galleries. Make Dihua Street a part of your Taipei vacation plans using our Taipei trip itinerary planner.
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  • Very interesting street that was easy to get to with the Metro. Most shops have spices or freeze dried fruits or vegetables. Did not see any signs in English as to what things were, so I think most to...  more »
  • Walking from the hotel and 5 minutes away. Suitable walking first, and looking at. It seems dark streets of the Qing dynasty. Many shops and markets. I bought a mullet roe in the market there. Nice shop lady who service abcdmatching breasts told me.
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  • Has been on the market, dry or dried mullet roe always purchase here. On Sunday most shops are closed as keep in mind. Love sentences dry mango roughly 1 bag 200 Yuan. Shiitakechips is 100 can be purchased at the original place.
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  • Big choice of traditional Chinese medicine and spices. Also cool to just walk and enjoy the exotic smells.
  • Snacks, tea, art, for culture, Chinese herbs, nice coffee shops. I always love to come here for shopping and sightseeing.
  • Very interesting place to buy some Chinese medicine, dried snacks (I love dried okra!) and textiles. Specific atmosphere and a lot of hidden interesting shops.
  • Good Taiwanese transitional area with reserved architecture and culture. You can learn a lot here
  • A classic and historic hotspot area in Taipei City, Taiwan.