Taipei at Night: Din Tai Fung Dinner & Raohe Street Night Market Guided Tour
Taipei, a vibrant and inspiring city, is rich in both history and modern features: historic sites, contemporary architectures, cultural activities, etc. This city has so much to offer, even when the sun goes down, the fun never stops.
With so much to do and so little time, you might miss out on something while traveling in Taipei. Join this night tour to discover the best of Taipei after dusk! From the thriving Taipei 101 Mall to the lively Raohe Street Night Market, and Songshan Ciyou Temple and the Rainbow Bridge nearby, you can fully experience different vibes that the city gives off.
Plus, you will also enjoy a Xiaolongbao dinner at the world-famous restaurant chain—Din Tai Fung. So what are you waiting for?Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Taipei 101, No.45, Shifu Rd., Xinyi Dist., Xinyi District, Taipei 11049 Taiwan
The first stop on your Taipei night tour is the iconic landmark, Taipei 101. This shining skyscraper was once the tallest building in the world that reaches a height of 508 meters, towering over the skyline of Taipei. The building has 101 stories, with an observatory deck on the 89th floor, where the visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of Taipei City. Not only that, it has one of the top 3 fastest elevators in the world; from the 5th to the 89th floor, it only takes 37 seconds.
The skyscraper is adjoined by a multilevel shopping mall—Taipei 101 Mall. The mall houses hundreds of fashionable stores and restaurants, along with a food court and a supermarket. From luxury brands to fast fashion retailers, from Michelin star restaurants to cheap eats, you can always find something for your there.
Duration: 40 minutesStop At:
Din Tai Fung 101, 110, Taiwan, Taipei City, Xinyi District, City Hall Rd, 45號B1
After that, it’s time enjoy a delectable Xiaolongbao dinner at the Michelin Bib Gourmand selected, world-renowned restaurant chain—Din Tai Fung.
Din Tai Fung was founded in Taiwan in 1958, initially a cooking oil retailer, and then transformed to a restaurant serving Xiaolongbao in 1972. Today, the restaurant is renowned for its juicy and savory Xiaolongbao (steamed pork dumplings) that are wrapped with paper-thin dough wrappers and folded exquisitely with 18 perfect folds.
In addition to Xiaolongbao, a number of its signature dishes will be served, such as hot and sour soup, shredded pork fried rice, seasonal vegetable, etc. (menu items are subject to change according to seasonality and availability)
Duration: 45 minutesStop At:
Raohe Street Night Market, North end of Kee Lung Road, Xinyi District, Taipei Taiwan
Besides the luxurious shopping malls and the fine dining restaurants, Taiwan is also well-known for the night markets. Of course, you won’t miss out on that during your Taipei night tour! After dinner, you will visit the bustling Raohe Street Tourist Night Market.
If you still have room for dessert or snack after dinner, the dazzling array of food stalls in the night market won’t let you down! Black pepper bun, oyster vermicelli, spare ribs stewed in herbal soup, iced sweet glutinous rice dumplings and many more, will make you eat nonstop.
Duration: 50 minutesStop At:
Rainbow Bridge, No. 180, Songhe Street, Songshan, Taipei Taiwan
After a food adventure at Raohe Street Tourist Night Market, you can take a walk across the Rainbow Bridge nearby.
The red-painted bridge spans Keelung River, which can be accessed by foot and by bicycle. Strolling on the bridge, you enjoy the city lights over the other side of the river.
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
Songshan Ciyou Temple, No.761 Fourth Section Bade Road, Songshan District, Songshan, Taipei Taiwan
Before the end of the night tour, you will make a visit to Songshan Ciyou Temple and experience Taiwan’s religious beliefs and practices.
The temple was built in 1753, dedicated to “Black Faced Mazu”, Goddess of the Sea. The three tiered roof are richly decorated with Chinese traditional ornaments, such as the flying dragons and the figures of deities, featuring the Chinese myths; the ornaments are crafted with Koji Pottery. The stone lions at the main gate are worth taking a look at, too. The male lion is portrayed with an open mouth, and female lion with a closed mouth, symbolizing “yin and yang” in Taoist metaphysics. The interior of the temple is just as amazing, that you will come to find out.
Duration: 20 minutes
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"Infants must sit on laps"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Wheelchair users need to bring their own folding wheelchairs, the vehicle is not able to accommodate power chairs."
"Most travelers can participate"
"A small amount of walking is involved; comfortable shoes are recommended."
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"Each guest is allowed to bring one piece of carry-on baggage."
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 41 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"Free masks provided for travelers who do not have their own"
Duration: 4 Hours
Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.