Enjoying shopping, old streets, historic towns at once
Your guide to recreation, entertainment, and shopping districts in New Taipei!
New Taipei City was developed early. Many settlements and commercial districts have transformed into old streets with a retro atmosphere. In recent years, fashionable and characteristic commercial districts have emerged with youth culture. The new and old commercial districts enjoy unique appearances and fulfill the daily needs of locals and the recreational desires of tourists!
Diverse shopping districts enable tourists to discover unlimited fun! "Christmasland in New Taipei City" opens annually in the Xinban Special District. Popular with young people, the Fuzhong Shopping Area has a variety of affordable products. You also can't skip the old streets and Southeast Asian and Korean streets when visiting New Taipei City.
Have fun and go shopping at once in New Taipei City!
Xinban Special District
The chic and fun Banqiao central area
Surrounded by malls, movie theaters, and restaurants, the Xinban Special District of New Taipei City is centered on the convenient Banqiao station shared by different types of trains; its area covers Wenhua Road and Minquan Road. The splendid "Christmasland in New Taipei City" is held here every year. Converging leisure opportunities and accessible transportation, the Xinban Special District has become a must-visit shopping district for domestic and international tourists.
Mitsui Outlet Park Linkou
The leisure and shopping heaven of New Taipei City
Reachable by the Airport Metro, the Mitsui Outlet Park Linkou is spread over a large area with a resort-like space that brings comfort to tourists. More than 200 domestic and international brands in the entire area provide trendy boutiques, gourmet feasts, and other shopping experiences. It's an unmissable shopping destination in New Taipei City!
9917 square meters of entertainment space awaits you.
Newly opened in 2020 and covering nearly 100,000 square meters, Honhui Plaza has more than 300 brands in the industry of food, fashion and entertainment. It is the all-around recreational heaven in the Xinzhuang area. A performance venue inspired by Japan for domestic and international singers was set up among nearly 10,000 square meters of entertainment space. There are also facilities of advanced VR experiences and more than ten games waiting for tourists to challenge!
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Travel to New Taipei City and visit the vibrant local business districts.
Fuzhong Shopping Area
Young people's favorite shopping spot in Banqiao
The Fuzhong Shopping Area used to be the busiest business district in Banqiao. Now it has developed into a hybrid business district with international cuisine, affordable fashion, and retail stores. With convenient transportation, it is a shopping paradise for young people. The "Banqiao Dragon" overpass is the shopping area's cynosure, providing a safe path for pedestrians. You can view Banqiao from varied perspectives on the overpass.
Exotic delicacies that only locals in Zhonghe know
Located in the Nanshijiao commercial district in Zhonghe, Huaxin Street is also known as the "Myanmar Street" because of the ethnic Chinese from Myanmar settling here. You can sample specialties rarely seen in Taiwan like fish noodle soup, chicken curry, and split pea noodle. Water Festivals are celebrated at Myanmar Street every April.On that day, visitors can experience Southeast Asian traditions and splash water on each other to wash away the past year's adversities!
Xinzhuang Temple Street
The thriving Xinzhuang transforms into a heritage street.
Xinzhuang Temple Street has a history of more than 300 years and became the third most affluent city in Taiwan in the Qing dynasty. The vintage Xinzhuang Temple Street, with many historic temples and traditional foods, is the shared memory among older Xinzhuang residents. Tourists can also explore the history of Xinzhuang here.
Little Korea Zhongxing Street
Korean culture sweeping across Yonghe
If you want to buy the best Korean fashion, snacks, seasonings, and other goods, you must go to Zhongxing Street near the Dingxi metro station in Yonghe! Zhongxing Street is known as "Korean Street" and "Little Korea". The commodities are purchased from South Korea and selected by the store owners. You can also try out Korean food such as copper plate barbecue and bibimbap on Zhongxing Street.
Let's experience the prosperity and zest of the traditional New Taipei City together!
Jiufen Old Street
The fantasy mountain town in the Ghibli anime film
The outlying, hilly Jiufen Old Street is famous for the romantic mountain town and delicacies. Don't miss out on traditional bites such as taro balls, tea and pastries, and chháu-á-kóe (mugwort rice cake). You can also amble from day to night and enjoy the scenery and gorgeous lights of the mountain city for the differing Jiufen impressions.
- Nearby Attractions: Gold Museum , Teapot-Banping Mountain Hiking Trail , Baoshishan Trail, ShueiNanDong Golden Waterfall
- Transportation: Choose a transportation method based on your departure location.
Shifen Old Street
A unique old street where trains pass in front of doorsteps.
Walking on Shifen Old Street, you are greeted with the peculiar sight of train track built right in front of stores. Food stands and sky lantern stores next to the railway placidly coexist with the trains. That tourists can see the trains and release lanterns to the sky for blessings creates the Shifen Old Street's unique townscape.＊Reminder: Tourists should stay safe by refraining from walking onto the railway!
Sanxia Old Street
A characteristic old street combining Chinese and Western architectures.
The Sanxia Old Street has been a prosperous commercial street since the Qing dynasty. The Baroque archway and Chinese red brick arches draw the attention of tourists. When visiting the Sanxia Old Street, don't miss out on the famed croissants, also known as the “gold bull horns”. You can also go to the Tourist Center (San Xia Indigo Dyeing Park) for an exclusive blue tie-dye hand-made DIY experience.
Yingge Old Street
The Jingdezhen of Taiwan with a booming ceramics industry
Yingge is the ceramics capital of Taiwan with over a hundred years of history. Come to Yingge Old Street if you want to buy ocarinas, ceramic tableware, tea sets, and other handicrafts. Strolling down the old street, you can enjoy the specialties, and don't miss out on pottery DIY to experience Taiwanese traditional crafts.
Shenkeng Old Street
Come to the hometown of tofu and try out the four treasures of Shenkeng.
The stinky tofu on Shenkeng Old Street is famous for its unique charcoal flavor, and there are many kinds of tofu delicacies on just one street. The tea, bamboo shoots, and black pork in Shenkeng are also local specialties. Together with tofu, they are known as the four treasures of Shenkeng. Don't miss out!