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Address: Shenkeng St., Shenkeng Township, Taipei, Taiwan
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: From fermented stinky tofu to tofu ice cream, this street has it all...
From fermented stinky tofu to tofu ice cream, this street has it all. Don't worry if you don't recognize any of the foods. Vendors are generous with samples so you can try before you buy.
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Tofu Capital

As getting there by public transport is very complicated, we took a taxi especially as there were 4 of us and the fare was under TWD200. We were recommended the charcoal-toasted... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

From as far as 100 ft away from the entrance, we could already smell the stench of the smelly tofu. As we got closer, the stench was seriously unbearable. We had to pinch our noses & close our mouths, took deep breaths & held our breaths for 15 seconds & ran as far as we could from the shop that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

As getting there by public transport is very complicated, we took a taxi especially as there were 4 of us and the fare was under TWD200. We were recommended the charcoal-toasted tofu sold at the foodstall outside the Temple (midway up the street) and they did not disappoint. We had stinky tofu and duck blood soup but some of my... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Initially, I thought this place was where soya beans being cultivated and lead to the production of beancurb. It was later I realized it was because this place is famed for their charcoal-toasted beancurb and sampled one of which at the entrance of the "old street".

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

I've smelled this stuff before in Hong Kong and it was horrendous but this street seems to have a watered down version of it. Worth going to see the street at night and easiest by taxi.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

The tofu smell will fills the whole area and you can smell it from a distance away from the street. This street have a lot of character in it. Try a few things here, tofu ice cream, duck's blood, sweet dessert with assorted dumpling, of course, smelly tofu. Ask them to fry the smelly tofu a little more crispy.. They... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I just visited this past weekend and it was really crowded. (Sunday appx 3pm). There are a few temples to look at, yummy things to try, and cute items to buy. It's a little bit outside of Taipei and you need to either drive there or take the bus. I live in Taipei and want to see everything but if... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Huge variety of delicious Taiwanese food! Its a convenient place to end your day after visiting the beach at the Northern Coast of Taiwan (a short drive). Do try the taro dessert as it's fantastic!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Is a regular old street and don't expect something different. Stinky tofu at the president ma signed good is the worst tasting i ever ate and the tofu icecream is soya milk icecream. To get there take bus no 660 from ximen, jingmei or muzha MRT station's else from tape city hall take bus no. 921. You have to swipe... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

If you crave the stinkiest stinky vomit inducing stink stinkiest experience near Taipei, this is the place for you. A meander along the market watching loving couples share this stinkiest of Taiwanese delicacies before a kiss and embrace in the stink cloud of stinky tofu stalls is a truly stinky stomach churning experience. Definitely one not to miss out on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Lots of variety that made from tofu. Many stalls that you can choose from. We went there via bus. Besides , many locals like go bring dogs along to have a walk. The tofu there is so yummy .

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Address: Shenkeng St., Shenkeng Township, Taipei, Taiwan
Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei

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