The Xinyi District is the seat of the Taipei
mayor's office and the Taipei City Government. Key buildings including Taipei 101
, Taipei City Council, Taipei International Convention Center
, Taipei World Trade Center
and various shopping malls and entertainment venues make Xinyi the most modern cosmopolitan district of Taipei. Xinyi District is also considered the financial district of Taipei. The National Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall
is also located in the district.
The district is today a prime shopping area in Taipei, if not all of Taiwan. Xinyi District is anchored by a number of department stores and malls. In addition, numerous restaurants are located in the area, especially American chain restaurants.
Places of Interest:
Xinyi District is served by the Taipei Metro's Nangang Line in the north and Wenshan
Line in the south. When completed in 2012, the Taipei Metro Xinyi Line will serve the district at Taipei 101/World Trade Center and Elephant Mountain. In addition, the north of the district is served by the Taiwan Railway Administration Songshan
Buses to Xinyi District are also plentiful from all parts of Taipei, with a major bus terminal at Taipei City Hall Bus Station
. There are also many arteries and freeways in the area, including as Zhongxiao E. Rd. (Sec. 4), Keelung
Rd., Xinyi Rd. (Sec. 2), Ren'ai Rd. (Sec. 3), Provincial Highway No. 5, and the Civic Blvd Expressway.
Shin Kong Mitsukoshi (all buildings), Vieshow Cinemas, ATT 4 Fun, and Taipei 101 Mall are interconnected by an elevated walkway.