Malaysia – Night Market the Malaysian way (1)

Yesterday, I brought my Taiwan colleague to see the night market in Malaysia. I guess you may have heard, seen or been to a night market in Taiwan as it is so well known. Example like Shihlin in Taipei or Liuhe in Koahsiung or Fengjia Night Market in Taichung.

Well today I am going to share with you the typical night market scene in Malaysia. This is the Chow Yang SS2 night market. The size of the market…. well do not expect it to be huge like the Taiwan ones but it is good enough to capture your stomach and also your pockets. 😊

We had to park our car quite a distance as there wasn’t any parking close by as it was located within a housing area. It was good excuse for an exercise after a heavy dinner (I will be posting the place where we ate; Dinner – Restaurant Murni SS2 in my food blog)

The stall was selling fresh jack fruit. What is jack fruit you may ask….

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This is jack fruit. Inside it, it has many little pieces which were attach to the center.

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It has a firm texture and sweet in taste with a seed in the center which you can’t eat.

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Stall selling fresh buns from the oven. Lots of variety to choose from.

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You want to try the local pastries? This stall sells pastries.

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….. they also have a stall selling praying incense; joss stick.

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More pastries…..

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Fruits? Well not local fruits but more of imported fruits like oranges, apples, cherries, grapes….. as they quite popular among the locals.

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Want to see more? Then stay tune……

Taipei…. A snapshot from my viewfinder (4)

My trip in Taipei continues. This stop is at Shilin Night Market. Yup.. this is one of the famous night market in Taipei. Lots of people (literally) and also lots of shops. For food… I find that it is ok only. I think Feng Jia Market in Taichung is much bigger and more variety.  Heard that they have close to 2000 stalls in Feng Jia!!

Anyway, here are some shots from my viewfinder….

Taipei_4 (1) The market is right next to a MRT station. So you can’t miss it. =)

Taipei_4 (2) ….beeline of people heading to the Shilin Night Market

Taipei_4 (3) More people……

Taipei_4 (4) Anyone for ‘frogs’ eggs ?

Taipei_4 (5) … yup. Again more people shopping.

Taipei_4 (6) There is a temple right in the middle of the market.

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It is a good place to go for shopping and eating especially if it is your first time. I would give this a miss if it is a 2nd or 3rd visit and go to a more un-touristy night market for more local feel. Anyone can recommend?