The Shinkuchan Commericial District (Mandarin” Xin Jue Jiang”) is an evening market that caters to the younger teenage to mid 20’s crowd in Kaohsiung City. Shinkuchan is a collection of several streets and alleys and is packed with boutique clothing shops and restaurants along with many stalls selling food, snacks, and drinks.
Located near the busy corner of Wufu Road/Zhong Shan Road, Shinkuchan is across from Central Park and next to the entrance of the MRT R9 Central Park Station.
Shinkuchan shops and stalls start to open mid-afternoon. Weekends and holidays are busy from noon until night.
There are lots of fashion choices here and the prices are very reasonable.
Lots of cold drink options…good during the hot Kaohsiung summers.
In addition to stalls, there are many small restaurants in the area around Shinkuchan which are worth trying out. The neighborhood has many small alleys with small houses that have been turned into places to eat.
Off the main alley are a few smaller alleys that are packed with vendors and people.
The Oscar Movie Theater is a popular movie venue for the younger crowd.
More shopping areas, that can be packed during the weekends.
Cool bags and accessories can be found at Shinkuchan.
Shinkuchan is a fun place to check out and shop/eat while you are in Kaohsiung.
Other Markets in Kaohsiung City: