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Ximending 西門町

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Ximenting is the mecca for youth culture. From tatton street to Wannian Plaza accessory shops, cosplay to street dancing, Ximenting offers a venue for youths to express themselves. Pop stars often come here for promotional events on weekends.


建議停留時間 2-3小時
Themed Shopping Areas
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Zhonghua Rd., Wanhua Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

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Services & Facilities

  • Dinning
  • Shopping


Nearby MRT

O Zhonghe-Xinlu Line Sanchong

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  1. 613 Families
  2. 492 Couples
  3. 394 Solo
  4. 59 Business
  5. 585 Friends
  • tsai95862016

    Orange County, California

    Mixture of varieties


    Ximending is one of the earliest developed district in Taipei city! My grandma called it town center. Until today, it is as crowded as ever with most foreigner visitors mixed with local youngsters! Restaurants, snacks, movie theaters, small stands, street performers, cosplayers......etc! You name it, they gave it! Even I goes there just to charcoal out what are the latest youngsters chase after!
  • LuchiE9

    Singapore, Singapore

    Traveler type:

    Friends getaway

    Shopping and Food Mecca of Taiwan


    Ximending Night Market known for it's high-end fashion and hosting a bustling night market filled with hawkers of variety of foods and a must try to eat "stinky tofu" which I did not try (the smell is too much), bubble tea / milk tea / bubba teas you named it. It's a heaven to shopaholis, to those who loves fashion etc. It's crazy you can spend hours to walk and look around and get lost at some point. It is a huge place, a stretch of streets with foods, clothes all means of small shops both sides of the streets. I enjoyed visiting it, been their twice and I can go there every time if I want to.
  • wandererxp

    Traveler type:


    Shopping & Eating


    Great selection of food. Plenty of shops to go around. Many things to see. Shops close pretty late. Great fun.
  • 0_Gyrfalcon_0

    Singapore, Singapore

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    Livelihood area in Taipei


    I visited this place on weekdays and weekend. Most shops were open 10 ish and close at 10.30 p. m. Lots of clothes, shoes, mobile accessories, toys, cosmetic & pharmacy shops. Also a lot of places for eat and drink.
  • WillBarratt

    Traveler type:

    Solo travel

    Great fun, food, fun, and stuff to buy


    I've been to a lot of these types of streets, and this one is pretty good. Clean, lots of food, music, things to buy, lots of people around and well lit. I was staying near this district and walked there every evening after work.

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