The Taipei City Mall, (also known as Taipei Main Underground Shopping Street) is located at the intersection of Daan and Zhongzheng District of Taipei city. Laying parallel underneath Taipei's Civic Boulevard, Taipei City Mall has a total length of 825 meters, 28 exits/entrances with 14 each on north and south sides, sharing those exits/entrances with Taipei Main Station of Taipei Metro, Taiwan Railway Administration, Taipei Train Station and Shin Kong Life Tower.
This is the first and foremost structured underground boulevard in Taiwan. Featuring over 180 stores, the shopping area is divided into 3 different sections of fashion, electronics, and food. The marketplace opened in 2000 as a replacement for the torn-down Chunghwa market in 1992. Taipei City Mall is a combination of Western market and traditional market place where shoppers are able to find everything from Cuban cigars to handmade toys to imported coffee.
Aiming for an international standard, the Taipei City Mall establishes itself as an all-covered recreational center providing visitors a shopping area to shop without weather concerns. Along Taipei City Mall visitors can see benches and escalators, as well as modern music and colorful lightings, providing visitors the ultimate comfort and style while shopping. Between each section there is a square filled with booths that sell books or DVDs at affordable prices. Occasionally, there are also performances or public events that may go on as you shop. Taipei City Mall is marked as a must-see spot for Taipei travel. Make sure you don't miss out the ultimate shopping experience Taipei City Mall has to offer!
Take any Taipei MRT line to Taipei Main Station, take escalators down to the next floor and follow the signs (about 1 minute walk from Exit 1 North (北一門) of Taipei Main Station (台北車站)).
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