Taipei City Mall (台北地下街), Taipei

Taipei City Mall (台北地下街), Taipei

What to buy here: Chinese Traditional Clothing.

Clothing styles in China, just like cultural trends, changed with each dynasty. During these changes different aspects of the Chinese culture evolved and reflected in the way people dressed as well. The two most known traditional Chinese styles of clothing are - Han clothing, worn previous to the Qing Dynasty; and Manchu clothing, worn during and after the Qing Dynasty. It was during this dynasty that the modern version of traditional clothing, like the Chinese long gown for men (changshan) and the qipao for women (cheongsam), appeared. After the abolition of imperial China, clothing styles changed again, reaching a peak during the Cultural Revolution when everything related to the past imperial era was considered undesirable and therefore had to be dismissed. However lately, traditional clothing began to be popular once again and there is a general tendency to restore traditional Chinese culture all over China. Traditional Chinese clothing costs from $50 to over $100.

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 11:00 am – 9:30 pm

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Taipei City Mall (台北地下街) on Map

Sight Name: Taipei City Mall (台北地下街)
Sight Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Sight Type: Shopping
Guide(s) containing this sight: Souvenir Shopping Part 1  

Walking Tours in Taipei, Taiwan

Create Your Own Walk in Taipei

Create Your Own Walk in Taipei

Creating your own self-guided walk in Taipei is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Museums Tour

Museums Tour

One of the world's leading international cities, Taipei is the educational, political, economic and cultural core of Taiwan. Within the city, you will see a number of great galleries, museums, shopping centers and so much more. If you want to become more familiar with the cultural life and history of Taipei, visit the fabulous museums highlighted in the next walking tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 1

Souvenir Shopping Part 1

It would be a pity to leave Taipei without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Taipei, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
Art Galleries Tour

Art Galleries Tour

Taipei, the largest city of Taiwan, lies in the northern part of the island, on the Danshui River. It is a city devoted to cultural history and the arts, which can be seen in the many galleries it is home to. If you wish to get acquainted with some of Taipei's contemporary art, don't miss the galleries featured in this walking tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 km
Zhongshan District Walking Tour

Zhongshan District Walking Tour

Taipei is the business, commercial and cultural heart of Taiwan. It's Zhongshan District, situated in the western part of the city, takes it's name from Sun Yat-sen, also known as Sun Zhongshan. This area has a lot of interesting attractions to offer curious tourists. The following tour will provide you with a fascinating walk through Zhongshan District.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

It would be a pity to leave Taipei without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Taipei, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.6 km
City Orientation Walking Tour

City Orientation Walking Tour

Taipei City greets visitors with a great variety of tourist attractions. Being the commercial and cultural heart of Taiwan, it has a tons of sites with international significance. The following tour will take you to some of most important and well-known destinations in Taipei.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km

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