Taipei Red Light District

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I’ve experienced a lot of Taipei’s night life throughout the 5 years I’ve lived here. Hence, I felt inspired to write this guide.

Does Taipei Have a Red Light District?

Taipei—and the rest of Taiwan—does not have a red light district. Huaxi Night Market in Taipei used to have many women of the evening, but it doesn’t anymore. Or at least they’re much harder to find.

The Taipei mayor in 2017 discussed a legalized prostitution zone in Wanhua District [1]. But nothing ever became of that.

I know why you Googled this keyword.

If you’re looking for a little extra something, you may need to talk to close friends who are locals and know where to get sensual massages or where to find hostess bars. And Taiwan doesn’t have strippers and in extension, strip clubs.

They have pole dancers that appear at funerals and some events. But that’s the closest you’re going to get to seeing any skin.

This is the shortest blog post I’ve written. However, while you’re in Taipei, I recommend exploring love hotels and other information regarding nightlife for foreigners.

Other Things to do in Taipei City

Looking for something else to do? Check out my other recommendations:

National Palace Museum


Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

Historical site

Taipei Zoo

Daytrip, for families

Taipei 101


Miniatures Museum of Taiwan


National Revolutionary Martyer’s Shrine

Historical site

Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

Historical site

Beitou Hot Spring Resort

Hot springs

Yangmingshan National Park


Daan Forest Park

Daytrip, for families

Miramar Ferris Wheel

For families, shopping

Guanghua Digital Plaza


Treasure Hill

Historical site

Maokong Mountain

Vista, hiking

Dihua Street

Historical site

Taipei Botanical Garden




Huashan 1914 Creative Park

Historical site

Jianguo Flower & Jade Markets


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