Taiwan: Night Markets in Taiwan

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A trip to Taiwan isn’t complete without at least visiting a night market once. Taiwan is known for its vibrant night markets scene. Night markets are filled with restaurants, street foods, cheap snacks (Xiaochi), unique retail gems, and carnival games. There are hundreds of night market big and small throughout Taiwan which usually open every night; you can find one pretty much in every city and every town. Night markets is an excellent way to try local delicacies. Night markets is a fixture embedded in every Taiwanese’s life. The Guardian even named Taiwan the home to best street food, which you can read the article here.

Fengjia Night Market in Taichung, Taiwan

Fengjia Night Market in Taichung, Taiwan

Besides Fengjia Night Market, which used to be the biggest night market in Taiwan pictured above, some other famous night markets included Shilin Night Market in Taipei, Liouhe Night Market in Kaohsiung, and Luodong Night Market in Yilan, just to name a few. As I said above, night markets are present pretty much in every town and city in Taiwan.

I was at Fengjia Night Market around 5 PM and people were already started to show up

I was at Fengjia Night Market around 5 PM, and people were already started to show up

Besides the world famous bubble tea, you can find other unique drinks in a night market such as Papaya Milk on the left side of the photo

Besides the world-famous bubble tea, you can find other unique drinks in a night market such as Papaya Milk on the left side of the photo

Tian Bu La (Taiwanese oden)

Tian Bu La (Taiwanese oden)

Taiwanese sausage with sticky rice on the left and Fried Chicken Cutlet on the right

Taiwanese sausage with sticky rice on the left and Fried Chicken Cutlet on the right

Perhaps the most famous and the number Taiwanese food: Stinky Tofu

Perhaps the most famous and the number Taiwanese food: Stinky Tofu

For more Taiwanese food to try, visit CNN’s list of must try Taiwanese food here. This is it for today’s post about Taiwan, stay tuned for more to come!

Your boy,

-Chuck

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