Speaking of east coast night markets, people often think of Yilan County and its Luodong Night Market, But there are also a lot of things to do in and around the Dongdamen Night Market. First of all, it is the largest night market on the East Coast of Taiwan. Secondly, The night market is comprised of four different night markets, The Futing Night Market (福町夜市) for Taiwanese cuisine, street of Taiwanese aborigine (原住民一條街), Zhiqiang Night Market (自強夜市) and street of Mainland China cuisine (各省一條街).
The area where the night market stands today used to be the area of an old train station. With over 400 food stalls at the night market now, the variety of food selection is unbelievable. Nearly 30% of the population of Hualien county is aboriginal, the Hualien County Government often invites singers and entertainers to have live performance. These activities make visitors appreciate traditional aboriginal songs and their culture more.
How To Get There
Get off at Hualien Railway Station, take a taxi or rent a car for 10 minutes or walk for 33 minutes.
Take Hualien Bus and get off at Hualien Bus Terminal and walk for 3 minutes.
Drive On Your Own
Drive along Zhongshan Road towards the seaside, keep going for 300m after passing Gongyi Baozi Store(花蓮公正包子店).
No. 50, Zhongshan Rd, Hualien City