By TTNews Reporter Chiu Wei-Cheng
Tainan City, Taiwan –
Night market in Tainan can be said that is a synonymous in local culture. Whether it is for shopping, dining or having fun, you can all find what you need here. Thus, night market has become a perfect spot for the locals who want to savour delicacies or when they have nothing to do.
There are several famous night markets in Tainan, including Garden Night Market, Dadong Night Market, Siaobei Night Market, Wusheng Night Market, etc. it can be said that from Monday to Sunday there are many night markets available for people to go. Among that, Garden Night Market is one of the most significant night markets in Tainan, which has the biggest scale.
Garden Night Market is located on the intersection between Sec.3 Hewei Road and Sec.3 Haian Road. It only opens on every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. According to the local vendors, Garden Night Market has been established for over a decade.
Currently, Garden Night Market has covered an area of over three thousand square meters. There are free parking lots and paid parking lots that can accommodate over hundreds of cars and motorcycles. Plus, as the result of many business opportunities offering here, Garden Night Garden has gradually become the most popular night market in Tainan.
Like any other night markets, Garden Night Market usually opens around 5 or 6 pm, and is busy from 7pm until midnight. During this period of time, people crowd into the night market for eating, leisurely strolling, shopping and basically having fun!
Usually it takes about an hour to finish strolling in the night market. Garden Night Market basically is divided into three sections: delicacies, entertainment and shopping area. Coming to the night market, savouring delicacies surely is the most important itinerary. There is a great diversity of local traditional cuisines such as hot pot, barbeque, shawarma, stinky tofu, salted marinated chicken, oyster omelette, steak and so on. Sometimes, you will even see foreigners strolling in the night market to enjoy various street snacks. Next time if you have a chance visiting Tainan, don’t forget to experience the charm of Garden Night Market!
English and Chinese
Garden Night Market: 花園夜市
Dadong Night Market: 大東夜市
Siaobei Night Market: 小北夜市
Wusheng Night Market: 武聖夜市