Easy to locate, lots of choices, everything cheap…. Taiwan’s night markets are uber popular with locals and foreign visitors alike. Most come for the wide variety of yummy snack foods on offer, many also browse for cheap clothes and knick-knacks, some play fun games of chance and skill.
A great 1,000-hectare swath of flat, quiet Tianwei Township in Changhua County is a vast country garden, home to a dense bloom of decorative flower, plant, and tree nurseries. What is called the Tianwei Highway Garden has become a prominent tourist destination in recent decades.
Local young folk in Tainan revel in giving new life, personality, and mission to the humbler old architectural jewels they’ve grown up with, creating a treasure map of small eateries, tea rooms, cafés, boutique hotels, and other cultural-creative enterprises for travelers to culture-spelunk.