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Xinyi Commercial District

Xinyi Planning District, an emerging commercial district, is currently Taipei City’s most iconic modern metropolitan commercial district. The main characteristic of Xinyi Commercial District is that its design entirely caters to the recreational and shopping needs of city dwellers. As it adopts a low density and low volume development method, coupled with the City Government’s special management, various landscaping projects have been carried out. Department stores and commercial buildings in this district are of unique architectural styles too.

Besides the iconic Taipei World Trade Center and Taipei 101, the region also includes office facilities of various corporations, such as Cathay Financial Center, Nan Shan Life Insurance Company and CPC Corporation Headquarters, as well as numerous department stores and recreational facilities, such as Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Xinyi Place, VIESHOW Cinemas, ATT 4 FUN, Bellavita, Neo19, Uni-Hankyu Department Stores, Eslite Bookstore Xinyi Flagship Store, Grand Hyatt Taipei Hotel, W Hotel and Le Méridien, making Xinyi District one of the City’s major commercial districts.

Due to the booming financial market and headquarters of corporations in this region, Xinyi Commercial District is nicknamed, “Taipei’s Manhattan”. During the weekends and public holidays, Xinyi Commercial District is transformed into a huge stage, including the City Hall Square and the square east of Shin Kong Mitsukoshi and Novel Hall, where various activities and carnivals are frequently held. The square of VIESHOW Cinemas is the top choice for artists’ new songs release, concerts, autograph signing and movie promotional activities.


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