Living around Zhongxiao Fuxing

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Living around Zhongxiao Fuxing

Postby Jialin » 27 Jul 2012, 15:42

I'm looking at an apartment that's about a 5 minute walk to zhongxiao Fuxing station in Taipei. Anyone have experience living around there? Recommended, not recommended? Pros and cons?? (It's close to my work - Da'an station, so that's a plus for me.) thanks!!
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Re: Living around Zhongxiao Fuxing

Postby Rotalsnart » 27 Jul 2012, 15:47

Jialin wrote:I'm looking at an apartment that's about a 5 minute walk to zhongxiao Fuxing station in Taipei. Anyone have experience living around there? Recommended, not recommended? Pros and cons?? (It's close to my work - Da'an station, so that's a plus for me.) thanks!!


It's generally an expensive and busy area, but if you can afford it, it's probably the all-around best area in Taipei for dining and shopping. It's also a key MRT transportation hub, so very convenient.

Edit: Those are the pros. It just occurred to me that many years ago I lived in a room in a rented apartment on Fuxing, near Heping -- so quite a bit south of where you are looking -- and it was one of the noisiest apartments I've ever lived in (because of construction projects going on in multiple adjacent apartments). No matter where you are moving in Taipei, it's always a good idea to look/ask around for signs or hints of possible construction nearby.
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Re: Living around Zhongxiao Fuxing

Postby Jialin » 27 Jul 2012, 20:18

Ok! I'm also looking at another place in Zhongxiao Xinsheng. It's actually not expensive - but that's cus there is no kitchen or living room and it's tiny.

Construction! Good thing to note. I did not think of it.

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