Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Taiwan  /  Taipei  /  Wanhua  /  Ximending

Ximending, Wanhua

3.9
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 .
Create an itinerary including Ximending
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Ximending Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
2,525 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This place is very crowded and full of millennials. Not advisable for family or elder people. Better to go with friends or love one. Long line for food and milk teas. Only few stores have dining in...  more »
  • My brother and I went here during a 15 hour layover in taiwan and this was one of the most liveliest areas around Taipei. If you are looking for places for pics, shopping, good food, and...  more »
Places to stay near Ximending

Plan your trip to Taipei

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Historic Sites in Taipei

View all ›
4.3
Duration:30​min
4.3
Duration:30​min
5.0
Duration:1​h 30​min

Side trips from Taipei

3.8
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.3
Duration:3​h
4.4
Duration:8​h
4.2
Duration:1​h 30​min

Hidden gems in Taipei

Shopping in Taipei

View all ›
3.6
Duration:1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration:1​h 30​min
3.9
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.1
Duration:1​h 30​min

Nearby attractions in Taipei

3.4
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.2
Duration:2​h 30​min
5.0
Duration:1​h 30​min