Gongguan Night Market – Visitors Guide

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Gongguan is Taipei City’s largest student district, which has the National Taiwan University (NTU) Gongguan Campus. It also has a small night market that I recommend visiting to indulge in Taiwanese cuisine. 

I’ve lived in Taiwan for over 4 years and have visited Gongguan Night Market many times. Though there isn’t too much to the night market, it still helps to know what foods to try and nearby things to do.

Quick Facts: Gongguan Night Market

HoursDaily: 3:00–11:45 PM
Number of StallsUnknown
Closest Rail StationGongguan Station (Taipei MRT)
Opening DateUnknown
City LocatedTaipei City
AddressLane 90, Section 4, Luosifu Rd, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
Chinese Name公館夜市 (Gōngguǎn yèshì)
Information about Gongguan Night Market.

Foods To Try at Gongguan Night Market

Here are various food stalls and restaurants you should try in Gongguan Night Market:

FoodRestaurant/StandStall’s Chinese NameAddress
Taiwanese Hamburger (Gua Bao)Lan Jia Traditional Taiwanese Snack藍家割包No. 3號, Alley 8, Ln. 316, Section 3, Roosevelt Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, 100
Green Onion PancakeHsiung Chi Scallion Pancake雄記蔥抓餅Gongguan Night Market, 2, Lane 108, Section 4, Luosifu Road, Zhongzheng, Taipei, 110, Taiwan
List of foods to try at Gongguan Night Market.

What is the difference between Taiwanese and American burgers? The Taiwanese burger consists of pork meat, cilantro, pickled cabbage, and peanut powder between fluffy white buns. Although it may sound unusual, it is actually delicious.

The Michelin guide provides an in-depth look at Lan Jia’s burgers [1].

However, I cannot distinguish between this burger and others I have tried in Taiwan. Perhaps my taste buds are not very discerning.

If you are in the area, I suggest visiting the Gongguan Night Market, which is small compared to larger markets like Shilin.

How To Get To Gongguan Night Market

Take the Taipei Metro Green line to Gongguan Station. Upon departing, exit the station through Exit 1. And you’ll be around the night market area.

What Is There To Do Near the Gongguan Shopping Area

Here’s what to do nearby Gongguan Night Market:

AttractionWalking TimeTo-Do
Gongguan Shopping District4 min.Various shops & restaurants
Flea Market5 min.Market to find cheap goods
Treasure Hill Artist Village8 min.An old military village with beautiful sites
Guanyin Temple8 min.Temple dedicated to the goddess, Guan Yin
Taipei Water Park8 min.Water rides and educational areas
NTNU insect Museum12 min.An insect museum
Gongguan Waterfront Plaza11 min.Riverside w/ bars, cafes, and cycling/walking paths
List of places to visit near Gongguan Night Market.

The Gongguan Shopping District offers many restaurants and shops for those seeking more food options. If you haven’t had enough to eat at the night market, consider checking out some of these establishments. I do not have any specific recommendations, however.

The Flea Market is typically open during the day and offers a variety of secondhand or unused items at affordable prices. If you’re looking to get a good deal, this is the best flea market I have found.

Aside from the one in Tianmu.

Treasure Hill used to serve as a military outpost during the Japanese Empire’s rule of Taiwan, but it eventually became a residential settlement. During the last week of March until early May, local residents display 20–30 art exhibitions and host a market.

There is also a temple located in the area.

Alternatively, you can visit the water park on a hot day, check out the bug exhibits at the museum, or explore the waterfront. This area frequently holds events and riverside markets.

Gongguan Night Market Photos

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popular taiwan hamburger stand, gongguan, taipei, taiwan
taiwan hamburger, gongguan, taipei, taiwan

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