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Ximending, Taipei
(3.8/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
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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  • We were once in Ximending over 20 years ago when it was just a night market buzzing with cultural activities and local food stands and bargain items. Now it's a whole commercial district stretching ov...  more »
  • The Ximending is located at MRT Ximen station in six exits. It is the most important and the most internationalized shopping district in the western area of Taipei. It focuses on young people as the m...  more »
  • Rather big area. Popular with tourists and youths. Abundant food. Buy clothes, souvenirs, shoes , bags, etc.