10 Best Things To Do In Taichung, Taiwan At Night

10 Best Things To Do In Taichung, Taiwan At Night
Rofiq
Rofiq
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Who doesn’t know Taichung, a comely gem in the soul of Taiwan, exuding millions of good vibes? The most livable city in the island nation (based on a survey in 2013) indeed has a fascinating array of attractions from the cute Lavender Cottage to impressive Earthquake Museum. Does it only enthrall the people by day? The answer is absolutely no – don’t you know that the Formosa’s pearl is famous for its night scene?

Have no idea of what to do in Taichung at night? Just check out this list first!

1. Take a stroll through Feng Chia Night Market

Feng Chia Night Market, Taichung
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Within walking distance from Feng Chia University, sits the lively Feng Chia Night Market. The must-visit attraction of Taichung is where everything looks catchy and adorable. Satisfy your taste buds with a number of worth-trying delicacies like cheese potatoes, hot pot, unique cactus-flavored ice and the delicious Takoyaki. Are you a fashion person? Show your bargaining skills to get the coolest accessories on the stand.

Feng Chia Night Market

Address: Wenhua Road, Xitun District, Taichung City, Taiwan

Opening Hours: 4 am - 12 pm

2. Go museum hopping at Taichung CMP Block Museum of Arts

CMP Block Museum of Arts
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If you can’t stay away from something aesthetic and imaginative, there is no greater solution other than stopping at Taichung CMP Block Museum of Arts. It displays a vast array of contemporary masterpieces from intensely hued murals to permanent sculptures with different themes according to holiday trends. Daily life-art and local culture are the main concepts of this enticing attraction.

Taichung CMP Block Museum of Arts

Address: No. 71, Guanqian Road, West District, Taichung City, Taiwan

Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday (2 - 8 pm), Friday and Saturday (2 - 9 pm)

3. Take a selfie with the paper sculptures of Carton King Creativity Park

Taichung Creative and Cultural Park
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Do you love taking a selfie with sweet backdrops? Never miss Carton King in Dakeng to get the trendiest Instagram picture. The most-visited theme park in the entire city during weekends showcases an enchanting variety of sculptures made of corrugated paper outdoors – popular landmarks, buildings and animals. To enter the site, you will be charged about 200 TWD (6.6 USD).

Carton King Creativity Park

Address: Dakeng, Taichung, Taiwan

Opening Hours: 9 am - 9 pm

4. Hunt for the best Taiwanese snack at Yichung Shopping Street

Crispy fried tofu
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If you think biting into Takoyaki at Feng Chia Night Market can’t quench your craving for street foods, we recommend you hit the Yichung Shopping Street. The busy lane brims over with a number of vendors selling varied items from limited edition shoes to smelly bean curd. If you are a true foodie, have a taste of the crispy tofu with topping and the yummiest pancakes.

Yichung Shopping Street

Address: Shopping Yizhong Street, North District, Taichung City, Taiwan

Opening Hours: 10 am - 11 pm

5. Discover CMP Park Lane

CMP Park Lane
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CMP Park Lane, reflecting the focal point of Taichung, should be one of your top destinations to see. It features towering buildings covered up with naturally green tapestry, comprising of a hundred thousand plants, making them so captivating. Other worthy attractions are the Eslite Bookstore, department store, world-class restaurants, and the statue of a Triceratops.

CMP Park Lane

Address: No.68, Gongyi Rd., West Dist., Taichung City 403, Taiwan

Opening Hours: Weekdays (11 am to 10 pm), Weekends (10:30 am to 10 pm)

6. Go shopping at Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Taichung Zhonggang

新光三越台中中港店
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The shopaholics shouldn’t disregard the Shin Kong Mitsukoshi, a well-known department store nestled elegantly in the busy commercial district of Taichung. It’s an offbeat shopping venue offering tons of stylish branded products from around the world such as accessories, clothing, handicrafts, and cosmetics – the Taiwanese delicacies are also not to be missed.

Shin Kong Mitsukoshi (Taichung)

Address: No.301, Section 3, Taiwan Ave, Xitun District, Taichung 407, Taiwan

Opening Hours: 10:30 am - 10 pm

7. Enjoy Taiwanese Beer at Easy Pub

Taiwanese Beer
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There is no fun night out without having a try of the local booze. There are plenty of night clubs and bars scattered through the entire capital but the Easy Pub must be your priority. Aside from the signature Highball to cold Mint Julep, the expats’ favorite place to hang out has numerous night entertainments, like bar house games and EDM.

Easy Pub

Address: #3 Lane 118 Yung-Fu Road, Taichung, Taiwan

Opening Hours: 7 pm to 4 am

8. Luxurious dining at the Prime Grill and Lounge

Beef steak
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Having fancy dinner at the Prime Grill and Lounge, situated on the 24th floor of the Millennium Hotel Taichung, would be such a perfect dining experience. With an incredible city view at night, you will find your moment with the prime aged beef steak and giant lobster, so remarkable. Be sure to reserve your table first!

Prime Grill and Lounge

Address: 77 Shizheng Road Xitun District, Taichung, Taiwan

Website: Prime Grill and Lounge

9. Make a fun night out with the Show House

 Night Club
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Do you want your Taichung nights to be more vibrant? Don’t forget to take part in a fabulous party in the ‘Show House’ – Asia’s Moulin Rouge. Move your body and enjoy the live music when the professional dancers from around the world, with spectacular costumes, ask you to do so.

Show House International Night Club

Address: No. 161, Daguan Rd, Nantun District, Taichung City, Taiwan

Opening Hours: 8 pm - 4 am

10. Eat like a local at Zhonghua Road Night Market

Zhonghua Road Night Market
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There is nothing fascinating about being in the area unless you try the authentic Taiwanese dishes at Zhonghua Road Night Market. Pick an assortment of food from the legendary braised pork rice to the tempting oyster omelet.

Zhonghua Road Night Market

Address: Gongyuan Road, Central District, Taichung City, Taiwan

Opening Hours: 4 pm - 2:30 pm

Visit Taichung, the mecca of night markets and night life!

Taichung skyline
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It’s definitely untrue that Taichung can only be enjoyed by day. The Taiwanese gem always presents its night charm, from the lively night markets with the most appetizing street foods, to the night entertainment that never sleeps.

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I am Rofiq from East Java, Indonesia. I am passionate about exploring new places, meeting new people, learning new languages and cultures. I always do solo traveling and backpacking since they are...Read more

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