There are in total 23 major commercial district organizations in Taichung City. Each commercial district is enriched in its characteristic development industry, and the stores within each characteristic development industry all progressed into Taiwanese authentic food, clothing, housing, transportation, education and entertainment events, not only demonstrating our unique commercial district culture, but also further attracting tourists to hunt for treasures!
Various main commercial district organizations in Taichung City: Taichung Jingming 1 Street Commercial District Management Committee; Dalong Road Shopping District Commission; Taichung Electronics Street Pedestrian Commercial District Management Committee; Taichung Jiguang Street Pedestrian Commercial District Management Committee; Taichung Art Museum Parkway Shopping Street Commercial District Management Committee; Taichung Tianjin Road Commercial Management Committee; Taichung Dakeng Commercial District; Taichung Yizhong street (include Yucai S. street) Management Committee; Taichung Fengjia Commercial District Management Committee; Taichung Central District Ziyou Rd Commercial District Management Committee; Taichung Changping Shoes Commercial District Management Committee; Heping District Guguan Community Development Association; Taichung Port International Exotics Shopping Street; Taichung City Tung Shih District Image Bazaar Development Association; Shinshe District Recreational Farming Guidance and Development Committee; Taichung Fengyuan Miaodong Fuxing Commercial District Management Committee; Houli District Taian Community Development Association; Taichung Taiping Shuxiao Commercial District Management Committee; Taichung Tunghai Art Commercial District Management Committee; Taichung Dajia Tourism Commercial District Management Committee; Taichung Dali Jhongsing Commercial District Management Committee; Taichung Daya Xuefu Commercial District Management Committee; Taichung Ziyou Road Hardware And Electricity Materials Commercial District Management Committee.
3 charismatic commercial districts out of the 23 commercial district are specially used as examples to make a brief introduction in the following:
Fongjia Commercial District in general means all that is within a circumference of 1km of Feng Chia University, including Wenhua Road Tourism Night-Market, Fongjia Road, Fusing Road and Beacon Sun Plaza etc.. There are many fashion clothing and accessories, record stores, eyewear stores, various snack foods and restaurants, latest trendy 3G mobile phone and accessories, books and stationary, printing and binding, as well as boutique stores and night-market vendors, which are suitable for mass consumption.
The vicinity of Yizhong Commercial District includes National Taichung First Senior High School, National Taichung University of Science and Technology, as well as various main cram schools, in which student crowds gather to form a unique commercial district. It is also known as “Nanyang Street” of Taichung due to the numerous cram schools. Since it is located in the school district, Yizhong Commercial District is similar to other university commercial districts. It is a regular shopping street during the day, which transforms into a night-market at night. The majority of the stores are based on food. There are also several characteristic restaurants, teashops and clothes stores.
Tunghai Art Commercial District features strong exotic sentiments. It is a Utopia composed by a group of artists (such as Yung-Tsun Chang, Kuan Kuan, Ling Ku etc.) who acknowledge the concept of art village, and who are willing to devote cultural and art spirits to jointly manage this art street. There are many different styles of stores within the commercial district. Surprises may be discovered in every corner, including handicraft and furnishing stores with unique styles, as well as the unforgettable thematic restaurants and street sceneries that make you unwilling to leave, attracting many young groups to stop for expenditure. Local characteristics attracted many people to visit Tunghai Art Commercial District, as well as to experience an intellectual journey of art.