Taipei's U-Mkt: A traditional Market Reborn

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2017 / July

Wu Ching-wen /photos courtesy of Jimmy Lin /tr. by Scott Williams


The “U-mkt” market (also known as ­Xinfu Market) occupies a building shaped like a horse’s hoof, located about 100 meters southeast of Long­shan Temple in Tai­pei.

First constructed in 1935, U-mkt was once a bustling traditional market, but it went decline when more modern markets appeared, and was eventually forgotten.

Reopened after three years of renovation work by the JUT Foundation for Arts and Architecture, the market has revived the area’s long quiescent spirit and is introducing it to a new generation of visitors.


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