Night Markets


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Night Markets

Also known as Linjiang Street Night Market, Tonghua Night Market is a not-so-touristy market buzzing with commercial life, packed with street food vendors selling all manner of exotic delights, from dumplings to sushi. Clothing, jewellery, souvenirs and knick knacks are also sold in abundance.


The regional cuisine is a mix of Chinese, Japanese, and aboriginal Hakka styles. It is also influenced by its island geography and the scarcity of arable land. Fish and poultry, therefore, play a major role in local cooking. However, the base of all dishes is made up of seasoning varieties particular to Asian cooking, such as soy sauce, rice wine, and sesame oil, supplemented with black beans, peanuts, chilli peppers, and a local variety of basil.