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Ximen Market

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Ximen Market was the first public market established by Taipei city in 1908. In 1999, the Ministry of Interior Affairs appointed Ximen Red House Theater (Octagon
Building) as Class III historical site in Taiwan and Fujian area. July 22nd 2000, fire broke out in the market, the government, considering historical site re-use and maintenance of surrounding environment maintenance, after studying the successful case of US Boston Quincy Market Renovation Project, decided to keep and reuse the original historical building as the basis of its design and renovation project. The location of Ximen Market use to be a flourishing business area of Taipei City in the past, but lost the leading role as the business area gradually shifted to the east side of the city. Yet people and events were attracted back to this area again after the MRT station was in place. Ximen Market contains of old buildings and new, recreational dining places form a specific feature of this market too. The various innovative crafts and products made Ximen Market a special sighting spot to visit.

Ximen Market

Ximen Market

Location Location:
Ln. 10, Chengdu Rd., Wanhua Dist., Taipei City (Beside Ximen Red House)
Bux Bus:
9, 12, 18, 202, 202(Shuttle), 205, 206, 212, 218, 218(Express), 223, 235, 246, 250, 252, 257, 260, 304(Chengde line), 304(Chongqing line), 307, 310, 640, 783, 621, 601, 660, 667, 671, 701, 705, 706, 835, 1503, Blue 29
Mrt MRT:
MRT Ximen Station Exit 1