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Shilin Night Market: Tours & Tickets

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I love night markets. I love street food. So I was excited to go to Shilin. However, I left after just an hour because I was so overwhelmed by the crowds. This was a Sunday at 6:30 pm, I can only imagine it gets worse...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KelseyInHanoi
Reviewed 2 days ago

This a large market near Jiantan MRT station with all sorts of food and other stalls. It is, inevitably, rather crowded and so extensive that it needs 2-3 hours to do it justice and soak up the atmosphere so is best avoided by anyone who...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It has somehow changed a bit with a Basement food area but it still retains it's charm of being one of the most popular night market.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kenneth T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do you want tons of street food and souvenirs? Of course, you do!! Be sure to check out Shilin Night Market. It was my favorite market to visit while in Taipei even with the rain. I recommend buying a fresh fruit drink and roasted chestnuts....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Apanda8
Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have mentioned, the market is very crowded (as these tend to be) and there is not a lot of English spoken, but despite that it's not hard to wander over, get a bite to eat (great food at the stalls inside; I didn't...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank EEpotter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Friday night. Got there relatively early (about 19:30). Ate some foods from the vendors on the street, and stood on line for each of them. And then I found the entrance inside: crowds of people clogged the streets so that in some...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Hanan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As another review on Trip Advisor said too crowded! Positives: colorful, lively, interesting, and a must do "one time" this market has food and retail shopping. Close to MRT station. If you have issues walking, foot, hip, knee, or back issues I don't reccomend this....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 876rayt
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got the MRT to Jiantan Station because I had read that this is THE night market to visit. Apparently everyone else reads that too, because we found it too crowded. Yes, there seems to be a lot of variety & choices in street food,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank STELLA08Auckland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shilin night market has a wide variety of local food that is tasty as well as affordable. Queues can get quite Long during peak hours but most stalls are worth the wait. There are also many shops available such as convenience stores as well as...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank guderachel_
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the experience and didn’t purchase anything but enjoyed watching. This large crowded street market is opened from five in the evening until midnight daily. We got out of the Jiantian metro station and followed the signs & crowds inside. We saw many...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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mariasusanaf2018
31 October 2018|
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Response from sayvonna | Reviewed this property |
actually there are a lot of street shops in this so called night market and they open normal working hours. as for the stalls in night market on carts or outside the street shop is 4pm onwards. so depend what you want to get... More
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wenwenwoon
9 April 2018|
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Response from A K | Reviewed this property |
Hi mostly cash I saw.
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