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Zhaoyang Fashion Accessories Shopping District Photo(total 8 photos)

No.8

Zhaoyang Fashion Accessories Shopping District

Datong District Go! Buying in Shopping district

Association:
Zhao Yang Fashion Accessories Market Association

Location:
Within the block of Lane 61 of Section 2 of Yanping North Road, Lane 167 of Nanjing West Road, Lane 155 of Nanjing West Road and Lane 46 of Section 2 of Chongqing North Road.

Nearby MRT:
G14 / R11 Zhongshan Station

Attraction:
Mainly fashion accessory wholesale industry

Zhaoyang Fashion Accessories Shopping District’s main products are buttons, laces, zippers and sequins. All related business are here. The “Button” entrance of the district says it all. There are mainly repeat customers here. Most of the stores open for than 20 years. It’s the most important wholesale place of fashion accessory products. Stores are hiding in small lanes. Shopping here are like treasure hunting. You can find all the accessories that you want.

Dihua Street Shopping District (Dadaocheng) Photo(total 10 photos)

No.9

Dihua Street Shopping District (Dadaocheng)

Datong District Go! Relaxing in Shopping district

Association:
Dihua Shopping District Development Association

Location:
Section 1 of Dihua Street between Nanjing West Road and Guisui Street. Within the block of intersection of Ganzhou Street and Bao'an Street, Zhaoyang park, Gangu Street, and Nanjing West Road.

Nearby MRT:
G13 Beimen Station、O12 Daqiaotou Station

Attraction:
Mainly groceries, traditional Chinese medicine, tea, and fabrics industry

Dihua Street Shopping District (Dadaocheng) is one of the earliest developed areas in Taipei. The early industries like groceries, traditional Chinese medicine, tea, fabrics, and traditional street food are still popular here now. Dihua Street is also the most complete and most iconic old street commercial district in Taipei. For example, Yongle Fabric Market is the go to place for fabrics lovers. Xia-Hai City God Temple has over one hundred years of history with lots of worshipers. You can see Taiwan’s development history in Dadaocheng.

Picture credit to Molly

Taipei Station Wholesale Shopping District Photo(total 11 photos)

No.10

Taipei Station Wholesale Shopping District

Datong District Go! Buying in Shopping district

Association:
Taipei Station Wholesale Shopping District Promotion Association

Location:
Within the block of Zhengzhou Road, Chang'an West Road, Section 1 of Chongqing North Road, and Taiyuan Road.

Nearby MRT:
BL12 / R10 Taipei Main Station

Attraction:
Mainly boutique clothes and fashion accessory wholesale and retail industry

In early period of Taiwan, wholesale markets are usually close to the Taipei Train Station. With its easy access, wholesalers and new brands start to emerge here. Underground Railway Station offers TRA, HSR, and MRT. This popular wholesale location offer great chances for entrepreneurs. Fashion accessories, leather, toys, gifts, and hardware are the main products here. It’s THE wholesale place in Taipei City.

Huayin Street Shopping District Photo(total 10 photos)

No.11

Huayin Street Shopping District

Datong District Go! Buying in Shopping district

Association:
Huayin Street Pedestrian Area Promotion Association

Location:
Around Huayin Street area.

Nearby MRT:
BL12 / R10 Taipei Main Station

Attraction:
Mainly boutique clothes and fashion accessory wholesale and retail industry

Huayin Street Shopping District were given the name of “Back Train Station”. As time goes by, this once popular commercial district gradually lost its charms. Local store owners put in great efforts to make this place come alive again. The car-free zone were established in 1999. This is the second car-free zone in Taipei. The first one is in Ximen Shopping Area.

Dalongdong Shopping District Photo(total 11 photos)

No.12

Dalongdong Shopping District

Datong District Go! Relaxing in Shopping district

Association:
Dalongdong Shopping District Development and Promotion Association

Location:
Within the block of Minzu West Road, Sun Yat-sen Freeway, Section 3 of Chongqing North Road, and MRT Danshui line.

Nearby MRT:
R14 Yuanshan Station

Attraction:
Mainly traditional Chinese medicine clinics, tea houses, incense shops, and traditional barber shops.

Dalongdong Shopping District are two to three hundred years old. There are Confucius Temple and Bao'an Temple here. Dalong Elementary School is also established over one century. Dalongdong Shopping District combines temples and schools. The birthday celebration of Baosheng Emperor on March 15th of lunar calendar becomes a festival of art and religion. WIth worshipers flocking here, Bao'an Temple host famous culture events, attracting hundreds of thousands of people every year.

Daqiaotou Yansan Shopping District Photo(total 8 photos)

No.13

Daqiaotou Yansan Shopping District

Datong District Go! Eating in Shopping district

Association:
Daqiaotou Yansan Shopping District Development and Promotion Association

Location:
Within the block of Minquan West Road, Minzu West Road, Section 3 of Yanping North Road, and Section 2 of Dihua Street and its surrounding alleys.

Nearby MRT:
O12 Daqiaotou Station

Attraction:
Mainly night market, street food, and scooter related industry

Being close to Tamsui River, rice are the main produce here. People use rice as the ingredient of rice cakes, zongzi, and thick rice noodles. With the easy access and need for related products, this commercial district attracts lot of wholesalers, given the name of “the street of rice cakes”. It leads Taiwan in rice consuming culture. There are used scooter shops, scooter parts shops, and scooter repair shops as well. Here offers the main source of used scooters in Taiwan. It’s called the training ground of scooter mechanics in early days, playing a vital role in scooter repair and used scooter selling through out Taiwan.

Ningxia Night Market Photo(total 8 photos)

No.14

Ningxia Night Market

Datong District Go! Eating in Shopping district

Association:
Ningxia Night Market Development Association
Ningxia Night Market Tourism Association

Location:
Within the block of Chengde Road, Minsheng West Road, Nanjing West Road, and Ningxia Road.

Nearby MRT:
R12 Shuanglian Station

Attraction:
Mainly night market and food industry

Market are over sixty years old. Lots of visitors come here for its delicious traditional food. It’s also the first green night market in Taipei. Local and overseas people both share their love for this night market. Unlike other big night markets, Ningxia Night Market offers affordable yet delicious food, mixing Taiwan’s human touch.

Yuanshan Shopping District Photo(total 13 photos)

No.15

Yuanshan Shopping District

Datong District Go! Eating in Shopping district

Association:
Yuanshan Shopping District Development and Promotion Association

Location:
Within the block of Yumen Street, Minzu West Road, Jiuquan Street, and Section 3 of Chengde Road.

Nearby MRT:
R14 Yuanshan Station

Attraction:
Mainly food industry

Close to the entrance of Taipei International Flora Exposition, lots of dining stores come here during exposition. There are also Taipei EXPO Park and Taipei Fine Arts Museum nearby. Flora Exposition has come to an end, but Yuanshan Shopping District is still a place of art and culture potential.