The Taipei Weekend Flower Market i 台北建國假日花市 is a nice visit when you’re in Taipei.
The Taipei Holiday Flower Market is a large weekend flower market located under the Jian Guo Road overpass at the intersection of Xinyi Road. The flower market connects to the weekend Jade Market at one end which makes it a very long Taiwan style market for visitors and locals alike.
Even if you are not in the market for flowers, the Taipei Flower Market is a nice place to browse through to admire all the colorful varieties and arrangements of Asian flowers.
The flower market opens at 9:00am and runs until 5-6 pm. It is only open on Saturday and Sunday.
Getting to the Taipei Flower Market
Getting to the flower market is very easy via MRT. Hop on the MRT red line and head towards Taipei 101. You will get off at the Daan Park Station.
The Daan Park Station has some artwork with a flower theme.
At the Daan Park station, walk out at Exit 6. There are signs to the flower market.
Once you walk out onto the street, keep walking straight towards the overpass and the intersection of Jianguo Road.
Cross the street and you will be at the entrance. The market runs underneath the overpass.
The layout of the market feels like a tunnel. There are vendor spots on either side of the walking area. It takes 20-30 minutes to walk through the flower section with minimal stops.
There are many varieties of flowers and you can buy any amount you like.
Poinsettas are laid out below.
Visitors can also buy many varieties of flowers and have them bunched togethert to make a bouquet.
If you need a tree, you can find one here.
Many people use this market to buy house plants.
There are many stands selling different types of garden and stone ornaments.
Wood furniture for sale.
Big and small pots of bamboo are here. A lucky plant for Asians.
Deeper into the market you can start to find some fresh teas and juices. Below, you can buy a cup of spicy ginger tea or chrysanthemum tea.
Some vendors are selling their organic vegetables.
The Taipei Weekend Flower Market is a nice place to visit especially if you are going to be near Taipei 101.