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“Big and lotsa of food”
Review of Shilin Nightmarket

Shilin Nightmarket
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US$64.00*
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Taipei Shilin Night Market Food Tour
Ranked #20 of 549 things to do in Taipei
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Big and lotsa of food”
Reviewed 17 February 2012

one of the biggest night market and plenty of food and shops.

Visited February 2012
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“Oysters!”
Reviewed 7 February 2012

Lots of cool food, lots of busy people eating. Fun night out sightseeing.

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“From frog soup to whole roasted squid”
Reviewed 7 February 2012

What a sensory experience. The night market came about, I believe, because it was too hot to do one's shopping during the day. Anyhow, it was a great destination for my first night in Taipei. An easy MRC ride that led to sights, sounds and foods, red laterns, temples, and endless outdoor shopping stalls.

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“Genuine local food and experience”
Reviewed 3 February 2012

If you like exotic fruits, foods, and local crowds, this is a great place to go. I had fruits I'd never tasted before, got my first stinky tofu experience, and contemplated buying a furry scooter helmet, complete with bunny ears. This is definitely no tourist trap; we were the only westerners we saw there. If you want an offbeat gift to send to your cool friends, or just a very large selection of authentic street cuisine, you couldn't do it more efficiently anywhere else. It's busy and super-dense, but somehow not in a stressful, hectic sort of way. Just bring your crowd-surfing skills and go with the flow.

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“must visit if in taipei. so many food stands, restaurants”
Reviewed 2 February 2012

endless food variety. great taste @ low price.

lots of shopping as well. many independent clothing brand stores. not too many chain stores. love it.

don't go if you don't like crowds.

just like everywhere else in the world, when there are large crowds, pick pockets are also at large. have your bag/backpack within sight. otherwise, it is very safe.

Visited April 2011
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