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Ximending, Wanhua

3.9
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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. Arrange to visit Ximending and other attractions in Taipei using our Taipei trip itinerary builder tool.
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  • Ximending (:West Gate in English) is the Kingdom of Youth. It is full of juice bars and small restaurants, and small shops selling cheap clothing. It comes alive at night, when young people come out.....  more »
  • This being our first visit to Taipei, our family couldn't ignore what our guide book suggested as a must see district. So we went to see the bright lights, enjoy the shopping (even if it was mainly.....  more »
  • Ximending is a fun, trendy, entertainment, food, drink, shopping district in Taipei. It is easy to get to as it is at Ximen metro stop. Souvenir shops abound, bubble tea shops are everywhere...  more »

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