Taipei Shopping

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    Taipei 101: The tallest building in the world

    by kiely Written Apr 11, 2006

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    Great shopping mall. It's one of the most popular tourist spot. You can find almost everything and also from low price shops to high standard shops, they are all in the same mall. They also have a nice bookstore there. Most people loves shopping for books there. Among the foreigners, they have a great opinion on it.
    It's near another shopping centre, and within 5 mins walk, you can go see a movie if you want.

    Taipei 101 from my appartment Taipei 101 from my appartment night view
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    Pet Store and aquarium

    by kiely Written Apr 13, 2006

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    Great service and plenty of nice aquariums. We've just got us a nice aquarium yesterday. It's a salt-water tank. Very nice one. They set everything up for us without charging us.

    If you r not interested in buying any, it's fun to visit this little shop too. It's got a very unique architecture. Just look at the picture. Doesn't it make you feel like you r in the boat?!

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    • Aquarium

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    Pageone: Bookstores

    by kiely Written Apr 17, 2006

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    If you are looking for a bookstore which has more collection of the English books in the market. Then you probably have to stop by Pageone. Most foreigners go there to shop for books. They sometimes have sales on the popular books too.

    What to buy: English books.

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    Wufenpu: Wufenpu - when to go

    by yukisanto Written Apr 2, 2008

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    This is a wholesaler area of 80% women's fashion clothing and 20% guys' clothes. Walk here from Houshanpi mrt station (10min), but don't come here on Mon as that's the day when wholesalers sell to storesowners only. Although prices here are on average cheaper than say Ximending, the fashion at Ximending is slightly different and better quality? I don't know, but that's my experience. I ended up buying alot more unique stuff from Ximending than Wufenpu. But it's really a place for young adults and teens to buy trendy cheap cfashion clothes. Prices range from NT 200 to NT800.

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    Shihlin Night Market: Haggle haggle haggle!

    by Icemaiden02 Written Jan 6, 2006

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    Shih Lin Night Market is one of the most famous night markets in Taipei, making it a long-time favorite among residents and tourists, locals and foreigners.

    It offers almost every product you can think of-- from food, to photography, to electronics and clothing. Even on weeknights, the place will be crowded with locals trying to find a good bargain.

    Two places you should definitely try:
    1. Chicken steak- Hao Da Chicken Steak located in front of the Yang Ming Theatre costs NT$50 for a large piece of chicken.

    2. Ten Dollar Barbeque- Located right next door, skewers of chicken wings, bean curd, shrimp and squid are available, smothered in yummy barbecue sauce.

    Other food items available:
    - Shanghai Fried Buns (sheng jian bao)
    - Fried squid
    - Tempura
    - Teppanyaki
    - Cantonese congee
    - Flavored ice
    - Oyster omelets
    - Frog eggs
    - Octopus balls
    - Spicy bean curd

    What to pay: NT$10-50 for a food item, NT$50-200 for clothes, NT$100 for movie

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  • Miramar Entertainment Park: Miramar Entertainment Park

    by stargate2 Written Apr 7, 2006

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    The Miramar Entertainment Park is a new-age shopping and entertainment complex .b

    The most striking feature of this park, is a 95-meter-high, 70-meter-in-diameter Ferris wheel that light up at night to add a strong touch of romance to the Taipei skyline

    What to buy: Lots

    What to pay: Ticket Price for Ferris Wheel:
    (Sat)~(Sun) (General)NT$200
    (Mon)~(Fri) (General)NT$150

    Last day of the trip at Miramar

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    Wholesale Fashion Market: Wu Fen Pu

    by JoanPhua Updated Aug 5, 2006

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    Stores are opened from late afternoon till midnight. There are many areas in this market, which classified according to its origins, eg. Korea fashion, Japan Fashion, etc

    What to buy: Women's heaven

    What to pay: Shop until you drop..................

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    • Budget Travel
    • Women's Travel
    • Backpacking

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    Living Mall: Shop till you drop

    by dennisKL Written Oct 13, 2004

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    This shopping mall is the biggest in Taipei. Shop for everythings. Most branded clothes are available. A shopping mall that built in a big globe which you can find lots of funny items.

    What to buy: Almost everything is quite expensive but still affortable. Getting some local craft.

    Shop in a big globe
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    • Women's Travel
    • Theme Park Trips

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    Underground Shopping Mall Taipei Station: Underground

    by ngcsc Written May 30, 2005

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    The underground of Taipei Station, there is a shopping mall with variety of goods. It is rather cheaper than XiMenTing but yet it is the lastest fashion.

    What to buy: There are many different shops from clothing, music, books, food and even the MRT souvenir.

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    Taipei 101: Shop at the world tallest building

    by dennisKL Updated Sep 7, 2004

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    This shopping mall is located at the central of the Taipei city. Looking for some braded stuff? This is the right place to chose.

    What to buy: I found that this is more suitable for lady windows shopping.

    What to pay: This is not so expensive if your budget is to get some branded clothes. Perhaps, there are few items is really expensive compare with normal market value.

    Taipei 101
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    • Family Travel
    • Women's Travel
    • Architecture

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    A-Po Iron Egg...: Local Snacker...

    by THLIN Written Jan 27, 2006

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    The story began with a poor old granny who can hardly sold her soy-sause-marinated-egg. Therefore, she kept boilt her eggs, until one day her products was as hard as stone. However, it attracted a lot of gluttens, and the fame and the legend and the tourism began.
    There are many places selling "Iron Egg" in Danshui. A-Po is one of the most famous and the best shops there. Whenever I go Danshui, I buy some of their products home. By the way, there is nothing special with this shop, but the munchies they produce.

    What to buy: Iron Egg is a preserved egg. It's boiled by speical sause and then dry up; the same process repeat three times, and your egg is as hard as a stone. It's a little bit salty but delicious, a little bit hard but chewy. I think you would like it. What's more, it's like trademark of Danshui.
    Yu-Su is another trademark of Danshui. It's like dried tempura really savoury; I don't like it due to high cholstero and tallow that makes mey fingers oily.

    What to pay: A package of Iron Egg is NT100;
    a package of Yu-Su is NT50.
    Exchange rate is about US1=NT31~33

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    Guanghua Mall: Guanghua Commerical District

    by lhe Written Jan 6, 2005

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    Guanghua Mall and the surrounding area would be an interesting place to visit if you are a technie. In this area there are numerous stores selling computer systems, peripherals, and electronics (such as MP3 players). The prices are generally better than other places in Taipei and since there are so many stores to choose from, you can always find one that offers a better price. Even you don't want to buy anything, it is still quite cool to check out all the latest technology products, especially those from top Taiwanese brands, such as Asus, Acer, BenQ etc.

    The street outside Guanghua Mall

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    Real Taipei Passion

    by THLIN Written Mar 23, 2004

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    This district has been a good shopping place since my mother 's generation. This first department store was estabilshed in the area.
    Here, you can buy many things from T-shirt to CD player. Many high school students come here for shopping from Monday to Sunday. If you are not satisfied with the price, you can simply bargain and get a competitive price. Also, there are many nice restaurants in this area from Korean to Friday's.
    Sometimes, if you are lucky enough, you can see some street performance.

    What to buy: Japanese stuff and also some fashinable high schhol students' things.

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    A-Po Iron Egg...: Local Snacker...

    by THLIN Written Jan 27, 2006

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    The story began with a poor old granny who can hardly sold her soy-sause-marinated-egg. Therefore, she kept boilt her eggs, until one day her products was as hard as stone. However, it attracted a lot of gluttens, and the fame and the legend and the tourism began.
    There are many places selling "Iron Egg" in Danshui. A-Po is one of the most famous and the best shops there. Whenever I go Danshui, I buy some of their products home. By the way, there is nothing special with this shop, but the munchies they produce.

    What to buy: Iron Egg is a preserved egg. It's boiled by speical sause and then dry up; the same process repeat three times, and your egg is as hard as a stone. It's a little bit salty but delicious, a little bit hard but chewy. I think you would like it. What's more, it's like trademark of Danshui.
    Yu-Su is another trademark of Danshui. It's like dried tempura really savoury; I don't like it due to high cholstero and tallow that makes mey fingers oily.

    What to pay: A package of Iron Egg is NT100;
    a package of Yu-Su is NT50.
    Exchange rate is about US1=NT31~33

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    Shilin Night Market

    by ShirlyZ Updated Apr 16, 2004

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    Shi Lin is best known for hosting Taipei's largest night market, the Shihlin Night Market. Once the sun goes down, residents and tourists throng to the area squeezing amongst street vendors and food stalls.

    The night market are divided into 2 sections. The area close to Temple is filled mainly with stalls for snack food, and the area around the movie theater has many small shops where you can buy all kinds of cheap products.

    Specialties of the Shihlin Night Market pancake ( red bean wrapped into a pancake), smelly tau Foo, teppanyaki, oyster omelettes and much more.

    What to buy: Sport shoes and T-shirts would be the ideal iteams get from Shilin.

    OF COS, do not forget the Junk Foods!

    Shilin

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