Wenhua Road Night Market 文化路观光夜市

After checking in at our lovely Day+ Hotel, we went out to hunt for the nearest night market, as recommended by the hotel reception staff – Wenhua Road Night Market (文化路观光夜市).  It is about a 20 minute walk once we exit the hotel and turn left, then just walk straight ahead till we reach the night market logo.

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As we were tired from our turbulent flight in the afternoon, we didn’t really have much of an appetite & tried a few food stalls only so I can’t say I can really recommend haha.

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The hotel staff recommended this 好味道小吃店 for its 噜肉饭 & 鸡肉饭 which we both enjoyed very much as they were very tasty, though appearance didn’t look too appetising.  The Seaweed Soup was also quite good, felt like home-cooked fare. 🙂  The best part, I would say is the price, 3 items for only NT$80 and we felt full and satisfied after that!

I also tried some Soy Beancurd from a stall that claimed it has been around for more than 60 years.  However I didn’t really like it, as the Soy Beancurd was not silky smooth.  It was interesting though, as there were different flavours to choose from including peanut, barley etc and I picked barley (NT$30).

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My friend tried some Grass Jelly Bubble Milk Tea from one of the many bubble tea stalls around and she thought it was better than Singapore’s Gong Cha.  Too bad I couldn’t try coffee & tea at night else I won’t be able to sleep that night!

We finished exploring the night market and returned to the hotel within 1.5 hours.  Chiayi City is a quiet little town so I guess this is one of the better choices for you to explore should you be there for the night to transfer to Alishan the following day. 🙂

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