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Shilin Night Market

Shilin Night Market (Jihe Road, near Lane 179, Section 4, Chengde Road, Taipei) — this is Taipei’s largest and most famous “night market” (a shopping center that’s open at night and found throughout Taipei and other parts of the country). It’s located just opposite the red line Jian Tan MRT stop. The street has gone […]

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Q Square Mall

Q Square Mall (No. 1, Section 1, Chengde Rd, Datong District, Taipei) — is a six-level shopping mall, consisting of several boutiques and restaurants (located close to the Taipei Main MRT Station). The sprawling mall also has a movie theater for Hollywood film buff. In addition, the mall also has many shops selling local products […]

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Miramar Entertainment Park

Miramar Entertainment Park (No. 20, Jingye 3rd Rd, Zhongshan District, Taipei) – despite the name, this is actually a new-age shopping and entertainment complex built with the idea of offering enough consumption and entertainment options to keep visitors occupied for a full-day stay. The most striking feature of this park, which was opened only at […]

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Living Mall

Living Mall (No. 138, Section 4, Bade Road, Taipei) — this is a brand new international-class tourism and recreation mall. It blends a distinctive architectural design with premier facilities and services that have made it a market leader in innovation and a center of Taiwan’s consumer culture in the new era. With 26 million visitors […]

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Breeze Center

Breeze Center (No. 39, Section 1, Fu-Xing South Road, Taipei) — Breeze Center is up there with Bellavita as one of Taipei’s swankiest malls. The mall is nine levels and includes most of the high fashion name brands usually found in Taipei (from Calvin Klein, to DKNY, Ed Hardy, Marc Jacobs, Skechers, etc). In terms […]

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Wave Club

Wave Club (No. 12 Songshou Road, Xinyi District, Taipei) – this is the most fashionable open bar club in town. Located right next to the 101 building in the trendy Xinyi district, Wave Club is the most extravagant open bar club with impeccable night views, roster of famous DJ’s, sexy dancers, and a high tech […]

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Standing Room

Standing Room (No. 508, Changchun Rd, Songshan District, Taipei) — Standing Room bar attracts people from all walks of life and is owned by Japanese expats. The menu offers traditional izakaya Japanese food, as well as Western and Chinese dishes. Patrons frequently watch football and other sports events there as well.

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Sappho Live Jazz

Sappho Live Jazz (B1, Lane 102, An-He Road, Section 1, Taipei) — is one of Taipei’s best jazz bars and is becoming more and more popular. It has a cozy, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. You can see live jazz bands from Tuesday to Saturday, with the occasional blues or rock bands also performing. Sappho Live […]

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Salud! Salsa Party

Salud! Salsa Party (No. 23-1, Lane 216, Section 3, Nanjing East Road, Taipei) – this venue is one of the few places where (mostly) locals get together to dance Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and other Latin rhythms. Incredibly, this club has an active schedule of different dance nights (Salsa, Bachata, etc.) virtually every day of the […]

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Roxy J

Roxy J (No. 177, B1, Heping East Road, Section 1, Da’an District, Taipei) – this is a worthy destination for those interested in the local rock music scene. Great drink specials and a full food menu make Rocker an excellent option any night of the week. Their vast and impressive collection of rock vinyl and […]