By: Sarah Stone
Need some inspiration for the bucket list? Add these five excellent Asian night markets—you definitely won’t be disappointed.
1: Shilin Night Market, Taipei, Taiwan
The largest and most popular market of its kind in Taiwan, the Shilin Night Market is divided into two sections with more than 500 stalls for you to visit.
2: Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, Thailand
One of the city’s most famous attractions, the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar is open every night from dusk until midnight.
3: Dongdaemun Market, Seoul, South Korea
This market is considered a special tourism zone within the city, and is divided into five zones over 10 blocks, with more than 30,000 shops.
4: Donghuamen Night Market, Beijing, China
This market is probably best known for its unusual foods—such as fried crickets and centipedes, or lizards on a stick!
5: Hanoi Night Market, Vietnam
Relatively new compared to other popular night markets, this one in Hanoi operates only on weekends, but has quickly become a popular tourist destination.