Taipei: The Shopping Guide

From boutiques, malls to shopping districts, Taiwan capital is indeed a shopping heaven. I managed to visit some of the places to find the best buys in Taipei.

Ximending Shopping District


Ximending is the ‘Harajuku’ of Taipei. This famous shopping district gear towards a younger hip crowd, with plenty of local and international brands.


Neon lights glimmer above acres of stores, cafes and restaurants.

Busking at Ximending.


The Red House is Ximending’s most iconic building.

Ximending Shopping District
Take Blue Line 5 or Green Line 3 to Ximen
Open daily

Wufenpu Garment Wholesale Area


Wufenpu has hundreds of wholesale clothing stores and you can literally find anything under the sun.

Wufenpu Garment Wholesale Area

Take the MRT to Houshanpi station and use Exit 1
Open daily from 11am to 10pm

National Cultural and Creative Gift Center


This is the best one-stop shop for souvenirs. Most importantly, the prices are reasonable!

National Cultural and Creative Gift Center
No.1 Suzhou Road, Taipei, Taiwan
Take the MRT Red Line to the NTU Hospital and use Exit 2. Walk pass the hospital and then turn left
Open daily from 9am to 6pm

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