Introducing Taichung

by NCHU DFLL × MIS

Where to Shop

Central District
台 中 市 中 區
tái zhōng shì zhōng qū

Mode Mall
新 時 代 購 物 中 心
xīn shí dài gòu wù zhōng xīn

The Mode Mall is located near Taichung Rear Station. It is a complex shopping mall, which includes restaurants, a supermarket, a theater, a hair salon, a gym, and stores which sell clothing, shoes, bags, cosmetics, furniture, albums, and toys. It is a great place where people of all ages can go to relax or shop.

*Address: No.186, Sec. 4, Fuxing Rd., East Dist., Taichung Mode Mall Mode Mall Mode Mall Map
Sunshine Plaza
日 曜 天 地
rì yào tiān dì

Sunshine Plaza is also near the Taichung Train Station. It features many outlet stores selling clothing, shoes, bags, and top brand accessories. It is the best place for those on a tight budget who still want to go shopping.

*Address: No.92, Sec. 2, Ziyou Rd., Central Dist., Taichung Sunshine Plaza Sunshine Plaza Sunshine Plaza Map

North District
台 中 市 北 區
tái zhōng shì běi qū

CHUNG YO Department Store
中 友 百 貨 公 司
zhōng yǒu bǎi huò gōng sī

Chung Yo Department Store, located in the North District, is one of the most popular shopping places in Taichung. Consisting of three buildings, Chung Yo Department Store is a good place to kill time. With a stationery shop, a bookstore, a supermarket and various counters selling cosmetics, clothes, and accessories, you can find almost everything here. In addition, there are many good restaurants worth trying. No matter if you want to spend your time shopping, buying daily necessities, reading books, or having a meal, Chung Yo Department Store is a perfect choice. A very special and appealing characteristic of Chung Yo Department Store is their thematic restrooms. There are fifteen restrooms designed to present different styles of art, and they attract many customers.

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YICHUNG NEW CITY Shopping District
一 中 新 天 地 商 圈
yī zhōng xīn tiān dì shāng quān

Yichung New City Shopping District was built only several years ago; it is an extension of the Yichung Shopping District, which forms a triangle with Chung Yo Department Store and Yichung Shopping District. In recent years, more and more stores, as well as stands, have entered this district. Different from Yichung Street, it is like a small plaza and provides people with an area to relax. Moreover, on the weekends, there are some musical performances which can be enjoyed.

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Yichung Shopping District and Taiping Rd.
一 中 商 圈 & 太 平 路
yī zhōng shāng quān tài píng lù

Yichung Shopping District is around Yichung Street in Taichung, which is close to Taichung First Senior High School and National Taichung University of Science and Technology. There are many clothing stores and shopping malls here for people to buy clothes and accessories. Also, there are many vendors selling snacks and beverages; you can eat and drink while shopping. There are also some hair salons here, so it’s a convenient place for people to get haircuts.

Taiping Rd. is right next to Yichung Shopping District. There are many sports store here, such as Nike Sportswear, Adidas Originals, etc. If you’re looking for sportswear, Taiping Rd. is the best place to shop.

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West District
台 中 市 西 區
tái zhōng shì xī qū

Kuang San SOGO Department Store
廣 三 SOGO 百 貨
guǎng sān SOGO bǎi huò

Kuang San SOGO Department Store, located in SEC.2, Taiwan Blvd, is a big and famous department store in Taichung City. There are 22 floors (B4~18F) in SOGO, including a movie theater on the top floor. It satisfies every customer’s needs by selling a wide variety of goods. Also, there are many good restaurants in SOGO.

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JingMing 1ST Street
精 明 一 街
jīng míng yì jiē

There are many different stores on this street. In addition, there is an arts market which offers handcrafts and other cute things. You can sit on the outdoor benches, drink some tea and spend a leisurely time at night. On holidays, small outdoor concerts are held here. This is a good place to relax and enjoy shopping.

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Xītún District
台 中 市 西 屯 區
tái zhōng shì xī tún qū

New City Center Shopping Area
新 市 政 購 物 商 圈
xīn shì zhèng gòu wù shāng quān

Near the New Taichung City Hall, the New City Center Shopping Area includes three department stores: Top City, Tiger City and Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Department Store. These three department stores have different features that can match every kind consumer’s need. In addition to the shopping mall, each department store has movie theaters and diverse food courts.

New City Center Shopping Area Map *Top City: No.105, Sec. 2, Taichung Port Rd. Xitun Dist., Taichung Top City Top City *Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Department Store: No.301, Sec. 3, Taichung Port Rd. XitunDist., Taichung Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Department Store Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Department Store *Tiger City: No.120, Sec. 3, Henan Rd. Xitun Dist., Taichung Tiger City Tiger City
Feng Jia Shopping Town
逢 甲 商 圈
féng jiǎ shāng quān

Located next to Feng Jia University, Feng Jia shopping town has been a Taichung landmark for over thirty years. The Feng Jia night market was first a small night market on Wen Hua Road, and due to the convenience of its location, its scale became larger and larger. On October 5, 2006, Feng Jia shopping town was established. There are over 1600 stores and stands in Feng Jia shopping town, which cater to people of every age. In addition, since it is next to a college, people can buy inexpensive and trendy goods.

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Běitún District
台 中 市 北 屯 區
tái zhōng shì běi tún qū

Tiēn jīn Rd. Wholesaling District
天 津 路 批 發 商 圈
tiān jīn lù pī fā shāng quān

Tiēn jīn Rd. Wholesaling District is about 680 meters long and has almost 300 shops. There are many shops selling clothes, shoes, and accessories in the shopping district. It is the biggest wholesale market district in the middle of Taiwan, and as famous as the Wǔ fēn pǔ Wholesaling District in Taipei.

Like other wholesaling districts, the merchandise usually comes overseas by containers, without a middleman. Therefore, customers can get fine things at a fairly reasonable price. It is easy to see customers with many bags of clothes, shoes, and accessories on the street.

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Longjing District
台 中 市 龍 井 區
tái zhōng shì lóng jǐng

Tung-Hai/Dong-Hai Night Market
東 海 夜 市
dong hǎi yè shì

Tung-Hai/Dong-Hai Night Market is centered around Jhonggang Road in Taichung, and is very close to Tung-Hai University. The market is divided into two parts. On the left side are Dongyuan Alley and Xinxing Road, where there are many stores offering food and beverages, while others sell clothing and daily necessities.

*Address: No.186, Sec. 4, Fuxing Rd., East Dist., Taichung Tung-Hai/Dong-Hai Night Market Tung-Hai/Dong-Hai Night Market Tung-Hai/Dong-Hai Night Market Map
Tung-Hai/Dong-Hai International Art Street
東 海 藝 術 街
dong hǎi yì shù jiē

The right side of the market is Tung-Hai/Dong-Hai International Art Street. Local residents have worked with artists and craftspeople to make it into a utopian community of art lovers where visitors can find cafés, tea-houses, and folk art. In addition, visitors can also find many stylish and special clothes, accessories, and daily commodities. This area is popular with all age groups, and it has a friendly atmosphere. Local artists, musicians, and dance groups often use the square for street performances.

*Address: No.92, Sec. 2, Ziyou Rd., Central Dist., Taichung Sunshine Plaza Sunshine Plaza Sunshine Plaza Map