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Shilin Night Market

Taipei CityNight markets & old streets
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  • Shilin Night Market
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Shilin Night Market is the one of the largest night markets in Taipei. The market is centered on Yangming Theater and Cicheng Temple. The night market is formed by many prosperous shops on Wenlin Road, Dadong Road and Danan Road, etc. Among them, Shilin Market was built as early as in 1899 and the market is famous for various snacks and eatery. Many visitors have come to Shilin Night Market to enjoy the delicious foods, such as large pancake enfolding small pancake, hot pot on stone or Shilin sausage. Shilin Night Market has become a renowned place for great foods.

Because the night market is close to many schools, students are the main customer group. Goods are sold at less expensive prices as compared to regular stores. There are special areas for furniture, clothing, photo shops or pet shops. The finery shops and cold dessert shops in "lover's lane" attract most student customers.

Shilin Night Market covers a large area. When one walks in the turning lanes and alleys, he (she) would often find something unexpected. The night market is packed with many people during holidays. We can often see families carrying many things from shopping and enjoying good meals. Their satisfaction is fully shown from their happy expressions.

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
Transportation:

Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at Taipei Interchange → Sec. 4, Chongqing N. Rd. → Baling Bridge → Zhongzheng Rd. → Jihe Rd.

Public:
  1. Take THSR (or TRA) to Taipei Station, transfer Taipei MRT to Jiantan Station.
  2. Take the Taipei Sightseeing Bus Blue Route to the MRT Jiantan Station stop. (Route Map)

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Area Information

Last update time: 2020-10-21
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