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TAIPEI — Ximen, Bangka (西門、艋舺)

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Published date:2023-07-31


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Department of Information and Tourism,Taipei City Government

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Both located in western Taipei, Ximending and Bangka are among the city's earliest developments. The old streets, religious culture, and temple festivals in Bangka show the unique lifestyle of the locals, making it the best place to experience the charms of an old city. Ximending has long been the center for various youth subcultures in Taipei. The anime shops, cosplay events, tattoo studios, street performers, and the LGBTQ culture are all blended together, creating an inclusive and vibrant feel for the area.