Taiwan Shopping

  • Shopping
    by 6aruna
  • Wellcome Supermart
    Wellcome Supermart
    by walterwu
  • Streets of Ximending
    Streets of Ximending
    by walterwu

Taiwan Shopping

  • Duty Free

    Taipei Shopping

    Taoyuan Airport had a multitude of shops selling duty free goods. You name it, they had it----alcohol, confectionery, gadgets, souvenirs, cosmetics, jewelry. Biut be careful, as the duty free shops seem to close down at 11 pm. Once you go through immigration control and get stamped out of the country you will see many shops., and then when you are...

  • Visitor Information Centre

    Taroko Gorge Shopping

    At the Visitor Information Center there is a souvenir shop next to the cafe selling all the usual key-rings, magnets, cups, postcards jewelry, candles and about anything else you can think of. I did not see anything of particular interest and left without a purchase.

  • TAi-Hwa Pottery

    Shuishe Shopping

    This amazing pottery shop has two entrances, one on Mingsheng Street and the other by the pier. There was a small display of their products outside on a table so i thought i would enter the shop and see if there was anything suitable to bring home. I thought that this was a shop where the artist displayed his work but i found out that there is a...

  • Goldtown Legend

    Jinguashi Shopping

    This wonderful little bakery is famous for producing pineapple cakes, along with other flavors. It is located just by the car park for Cyuanji Temple, and it is handy to sit here and have a snack as the bus starts the trip back through Jinguashi from here. I entered the bakery and the owner insisted i sample her products which were very good. I...

  • Q Square

    Taipei Shopping

    I never actually bought anything here but i took a shortcut through Q Square Mall on the way to my guest house on two occasions and noticed that there were many upscale shops. It is just next door to Taipei Main Station, in fact there is an underpass between the two so you don't have to go outside and cross the busy road. There are 6 floors, and...

  • Young and Trendy

    Ximending is another famous place for shopping of clothing. Plenty of young people goes there to shop. Branded clothings / shoes / accessories can be found here. Be expected to pay a little more compared to other places.

  • Buy A Plenty

    Streets after Streets of clothing/shoes/accessories stores for both men and women in Taipei. Some 2 hours into it and we have not covered the whole area.According to our local tour guide, this is where you can buy clothing in bulk and prices are cheaper in bulk.

  • What Locals Need

    Wellcome supermart is everywhere in Taiwan and caters for the needs of the locals. There are others like 7-Eleven and Family Mart convenience stores. Hypermart like Carrefour can also be found there.On the 8th day of our package tour, we had the morning free and we venture onto the MRT system and shop at the Wellcome Supermart, which is a nearby...

  • metro mall

    This shopping mall is in the metro station .A nice place to wander around if you have nothing much to do(unlikely) .They have a nice food court supplying various foods.designer clothes, budget shops,cosmetic shops and what not.

  • Night Market

    Xi Men Ding is a night market, loads of shopping and food. Street vendos ! Jewlery, bags, food... everything. Knives haggle haggle haggle !

  • Taiwanese Business people

    Taiwanese are fierce business/salespeople. They could talk a monk into a new sailboat i think.They often keep on going until you buy something, learn to say no. really, its hard sometimes. when i am really stuck i just pretend i cant speak mandarin and i dont understand them, they soon give up.

  • Hsin Tung Yang

    Hsin Tung Yang is a popular store with branches around Taipei. It is a food service company originating in Taiwan. HTY specializes primarily in meat and pork products. In recent years the company have expanded production into dried mullet roe and various Chinese tea snacks. We bought the famous pineapple cake requested by our relatives back home at...

  • Wulai Aboriginal Shop

    Wulai Aboriginal Shop sells various Atayal products that includes colorful Atayal costumes, pottery and carvings, musical instruments & craftworks. Atayal ethnic smock costs NT$150. You can also watch cultural performances for NT$200. Take tram to waterfall viewpoint where shops are located. Colorful Atayal costumes, pottery and carvings, musical...

  • Jade Store in Hualien

    Jade Store in Hualien sells products of various designs ranging from jewelries to home decors. We had time to visit the store since our train trip back to Taipei from Hualien is past 8PM. My mom bought a nice jade bracelet for NT$1500. The store lady is very nice & accommodating. She even gave us snacks. Jade jewelries & home decors. Jade...


    Taipei has several notable shopping district. Shihlin Night Market is one of the largest night markets in Taipei City. Many people come to Shihlin Night Market to enjoy the delicious snacks, such as large pancake enfolding small pancake, hot pot on stone or Shihlin sausage. The Shihlin Night Market is located in Taipei City's Shihlin District....

  • Don't Bargain in Department Stores

    In the Department stores and most of the larger stores there are set prices with no bargaining however it is possible to bargain at markets and any of the street side stalls and smaller shops. Nothing ventured nothing gained

  • Largest Taipei Night Market

    Close to Taipei's Chientan tube station, a visit to Shi Lin is the way to throw a novice into the hustle and bustle of the night market. The energy and friendliness of the vendors makes a visit to this market worthwhile. While certainly the place to try new foods, purchase cheap clothing and other items, the availability of quality cultural items...

  • 7/11's Stores

    7/11 Stores can be found on virtualy every street corner and are open 24/7. They are able to offer the following services besides the normal.Services provided by local 7/11`s Convenient Services Photo development Digital image printing Water bills, electricity bill, gas bill, cablevision bill, parking tickets, motor-bike liability insurance, and...

  • Tokyu Hands in Taipei

    One of the famous Life Living Store in Japan now open a new outlet in Taipei, 'Hands Tailung'. Goods ranging from stationery, household items, DIY etc. The quality is good and the design is attractive. If you like japanese design goods, then you may find the products interested you. The price is slightly higher, but the quality and design is...

  • Books Paradise

    One of the biggest bookstore chain in Taiwan is Eslite. The flagship store situated at Taipei TunHwa South Road is one of the largest and also open 24 hr. The books & magazines selection is vast especially in chinese language. There's a cafe attached to the bookstore as well, the atmosphere is cosy. Especially the new arrival books and...

  • WuFenPu Fashion Zone

    WuFenPu fashion zone is a district constitute of more than 1000 shops selling women, men, kids fashion. You may find various types of fashion there from local, Korea, China and Hong Kong. The price is consider cheap to reasonable. You may ask for bargain to the shop keepers, their service is good and polite.

  • Night Markets and Food Vendors

    In most big cities in Taiwan, there is at least one `night market'. All kinds of street vendors show up along the main street, creating even more of a traffic snarl than usual, and people show up to eat and whatever. The night market in Taichung was sort of uniform in consistency. There were quite a few cafeterias. I will talk about cafeterias some...

  • Shopping Malls

    When shopping in Taiwan, the cheapest and better department store to visit is definately Carrefor. They sell really fresh produce an are also the most organised and cheapest and cleanest.SHOPPING TIPS* Shops are open seven days a week, from 8:30 am to 9:00 pm.Large shopping centers may stay open to 9:00 pm and offer more Westernized ambiance. Night...

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