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Ximending, Taipei

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A bustling pedestrian shopping and entertainment paradise in a historic district, Ximending has a huge variety of fashionable clothing outlets and cultural events. Built during Japanese colonization as a recreational district and the first pedestrian zone in Taiwan, the neighborhood features a lively mix of high-end shops, clubs and bars, street performances, and exhibits. Count yourself among the 3 million annual shoppers here, and sample authentic Taiwanese snacks and a variety of Western-style dishes. The bustling area is particularly popular with the young crowd. Add Ximending and other attractions to your Taipei trip itinerary using our Taipei trip itinerary maker.
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  • Ximending is an area which is similar to myeongdong in seoul. Its a must go to place for young people where you can find options of taiwanese street good such as bubble milk tea, stinky tofu, fried ch...  more »
  • You will be walking around for hours and still not feel tired because there are a lot of shops to cover. If you are a fan of sneakers and lucky, you will find a shop near the entrance selling shoes th...  more »
  • This place is where majority of backpacker's accommodations are located and a shopping district sometimes compared to Myeongdong or Shibuya. Plenty of street food also.  more »