Snake Alley on Huaxi Street
An impressive feature of Taiwan’s culture is the night markets. The streets are packed with shops, roadside stalls and vendors of food, fashion and fun. If you are looking for a more exotic, night market experience, go to Huaxi Street’s Snake Alley. Eat unique foods made from snake meat or drink snake blood. Snake soup is believed to balance the body’s yin and yang. Traditional, Chinese medicine suggests that drinking snake blood, snake wine or snake venom is an aphrodisiac that enhances virility.