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Ningxia Night Market
Ningxia Night Market

Ningxia Night Market

Ningxia Road, Taipei, Taiwan

The Basics

Travelers can visit Ningxia Night Market as part of a Taipei food tour, to sample lesser-known Taiwanese staples such as salty chicken, dry tofu, andmochi (sesame-coated glutinous rice balls). Another option is to take walking tour of the historic Dadaocheng neighborhood, to see centuries-old temples and teahouses as well as the market. For a personalized experience, opt for a private custom market tour.

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Things to Know Before You Go

  • In the case of Ningxia Night Market, less is more; try to sample small portions of as many dishes as possible.

  • The market is a must for food lovers and first-time visitors looking to discover traditional Taiwanese cuisine.

  • If you see a long line, join it; this means the stall has a great reputation.

  • Stalls don’t often offer signage or information in English, so exploring with a guide helps you overcome the language barrier.

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How to Get There

Take the red MRT line to Shuanglian station, and after emerging from Exit 1, take a left onto Minsheng West Road and walk for about 10 minutes to find the night market.

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When to Get There

Ningxia Night Market is open from 5pm to 12am daily, but it's best to arrive around 8:30pm, when all of the stalls are open and the after-work crowds of locals have dispersed.

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The Best Dishes at Ningxia Night Market

Each of Taipei’s night markets is famous for several specific dishes, whether it’s stinky tofu or fluffy Chinese pancakes. Must-try delicacies at Ningxia Night Market include fried buns with oyster and egg filling, sweet papaya milk, and chewy mochi balls smothered in crushed peanut and sesame seeds.

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