Shihlin Night Market is a well-known night market in Taiwan. It is the biggest night market in Taipei, and it is a night market which has the largest number of check-in. It also won the second prize of Taiwan's most popular night market in the investigation (Global Views Monthly.(2013), 327). A number of famous food is originated from here.
At first, Shihlin Night Market was a place in front of Cixian Temple. Many paddlers would gather here.Then, because of the health problems and regional development, the government built Shihlin Market in front of Cixian Temple at 1913 and service at 1915.
More and more paddlers came here. In order to have a safety space, Taipei government decide to reconstruct the market. Shilin temporary market is across from MRT Shilin Station. That is the impression of Shilin Night Market in most of the people's mind.
14, Oct. 2002. Taipei government destructed the market, only preserved the part of the building left by the Japanese colonial period. And rebuilt a new building on the same place.Sep. 2011. The paddlers moved back to the new Market, The food vendors stationed in B1.Shilin temporary market ended and reconstructed to Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC).
The figure to Shihlin Night Market
Taipei Municipal Zhongshan Girls High School Class Lien 2017