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Ximending, Wanhua

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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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  • The whole area is awash with shops, restaurants, food sellers and more. Well lit at night, and an interesting part of Taipei to visit..  more »
  • Shopping hub and a great place to hang out especially for the young generation. Big malls, street food everywhere. Lots of good restaurants with different cuisines.  more »
  • There are a lot of department stores, souvenir shops, and other street shops in the bustling downtown area. There is a historical building, and it is a town where the old and new are mixed. There is also a dining area and there are many B-class Taiwan gourmet shops.
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