Machangding , established during Japanese rule in Taipei City, Taiwan. It originally had training grounds and horse riding activities, hence the name.
It was west of Kawabata-chō (川端町), near the region of today's Wanhua District, south shore, near the Xindian Creek and Youth Park (青年公園, originally a training grounds). Since it is also close to Songshan Airport and was used for airport training, it was also known as Taihoku (Taipei) South Airport (台北南機場, Nanjichang), closed in 1949).
During the period of white terror (ca. 1947–1987), the waterfront area was known as an execution grounds. It is now designated the Machangding Memorial Park. In the past, Taihoku Railroad Corporation Xindian Line had a station named Babachō , but after World War II was renamed to Hoping Station.