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“fun market”
Review of Dong Hua Men Night Market - CLOSED

Dong Hua Men Night Market
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Owner description: Dozens of food stalls with screaming vendors characterize this noisy street market, which offers everything from fish and roasted meats to vegetables and noodles.
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“fun market”
Reviewed December 26, 2013

This market opens every evening at 5:30 pm, right off Wanfuijing Street.... tons of loud vendors, anything you can imagine on a stick. From little scorpions and centepieds to fish, vegetables, soup ( not on a stick). Lots of locals, lots of tourists, and a great place to take pictures.

Visited November 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Self Tour to Dong Hua Men Night Market”
Reviewed December 9, 2013

Take Metro Line 1 to (Wangfujing) station, walk North on Wangfujing St to Dong'An Men. The market is on the Left side of Wangfujing St and begins at the intersection with Dong'An Men.
It is a fun distraction from the temples & museums etc. Very crowded, but the vendors are not pushy like the shopping markets.
Exotic animals (snakes, lizards, scorpions etc.) on a skewer are for sale, but you will not see people eating them and I would not recommend. However, beef, chicken & lamb on a skewer are also for sale and are edible (but watch them cook it in front of you). Also souveniers are available.
Tiananmen Square is not far, don't miss the opportunity to snap a fantastic night time photo.
Also, the Oriental Plaza Mall Food court is in the basement of the Wangfujing station. It has a wide variety of eating establishments available.

Visited October 2013
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Kfar-Saba, Israel
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214 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“Street food not that amazing...”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

We visited the Dong Hua Men night food market. It was after eating the street food in Lijiang, Yangshuo, Guilin, Kunming,..... And that made the market of Dong Hua Men not that special.
In addition, reading the stories about the oil that they are using in those food markets which made of nothing even close to oil makes you not want to eat there. It is interesting to see the young Chinese enjoying themselves there and that is the only fun in this food market.

Visited November 2013
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Yackandandah, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“A great experience - worth a visit”
Reviewed November 3, 2013

If it can be put on a stick and cooked you'll find it here. The stall holders do put on a show, shouting out what delicacies they have on offer. It was all in Chinese, so we assume that is what they were shouting. A fun experience, so much more enjoyable than the "typical" Asian markets.

Visited April 2013
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Sweden
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“Woof-tastic experience”
Reviewed October 27, 2013

Nightmarket, where your food dreams (and nightmares) come true! This was one of our most amazing experiences during our whole trip to Beijing.

Visited May 2013
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