Shilin (Shihlin) Night Market is a night market in the Shilin District of Taipei, Taiwan, and is often considered to be the largest and most famous night market in the city. The night market encompasses two distinct sections sharing a symbiotic relationship: a section formerly housed in the old Shilin Market building, containing mostly food vendors and small restaurants; and the surrounding businesses and shops selling other nonfood items.
One of the most popular night markets in Taipei City is the Raohe St. Night Market. During every weekend and holiday, the famous Raohe St. Night Market is often filled with crowds of tourists and local Taipei citizens.In Taiwan, night markets are well embedded in the lives of Taiwanese people. During their leisure time, Taiwanese people enjoy spending their time at night markets, where there is a variety of local food available as well as a wide array of fashionable stores to shop from. Bargaining for something you like made an exciting shopping experience at Raohe St. Night Market. The most special feature here is the variety of local snacks, including pork feet noodle string, beef noodle soup, herbal stew of ribs, bubble tea, etc. You may also enjoy some exotic food, such as Aladdin’s India and Pakistani cuisines at the Raohe St. Night Market.
Ningxia Night Market (寧夏夜市) is located in the heart of downtown Taipei on Ningxia Rd. between Nanjing W. Rd. and Mingshen W. Rd. It's a very busy, traditional street night market much like many that existed across Taiwan 20 or more years ago. The Shuanglian MRT stop and the Zhongshan MRT stop are the closest to the Ningxia Night Market. (See map below). At Shuanglian, walk out Exit 1 and head west down Minsheng Road for about 15 minutes until you reach Ning Xia Road. The market starts there.