Yizhong Street is a street located in North District, Taichung, Taiwan. It is located between Sanmin Rd., Yizhong St, Taiping Rd., Yucai St., Yucai South St. and Yucai North St.. In 2006, according to the survey conducted by National Chung Hsing University, it is elected as the most popular shopping area in Taichung.
Yizhong Street is a shopping area and night market near many cultural and educational institutions: National Taichung First Senior High School , National Taichung University of Science and Technology, National Taiwan University
of Physical Education and Sport, the former National Library of Public Information, ChungHsing Hall、Taichung Park
There are many cram schools located in the Yizhong shopping area, the shopping area has in turn attracted more crowds and expanded rapidly in recent years. At night many food and merchandise stalls open up along YiZhong Street and it becomes a de facto night market, often getting very crowded. Along with Chungyo Department Store(中友百貨) located next to National Taichung University of Science and Technology, the entire shopping area has become one of the most popular locations for locals to shop and eat.
Many of the stores sell similar merchandise in Yizhong Shopping area, so due to the competition, the prices here are much cheaper in comparison with other areas of Taichung.