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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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A little out of the way..but worth the trip!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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189 reviews 189 reviews
64 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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38 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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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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London, United Kingdom
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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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Hong Kong, China
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75 reviews 75 reviews
29 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

If you are going for the Maokong or going to Pingxi by bus. This place is an interesting stop. The theme is Tofu, where you can eat lot of them, which are prepared in different ways. The famous food are the smelly tofu and tofu ice-cream. Apart from Tofu, you can also find other snacks that are common in tourist... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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93 reviews 93 reviews
50 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

First, the architecture of old Taiwanese style building along the street was nice. Second, variety of tofu foods to try and the taste was really nice. The only setback was the distance from Taipei city. Otherwise, it was similar to any night market in Taipei.

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