The 10 Best Ho Chi Minh City Flea & Street Markets

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Saigon, also known as Ho đưa ra Minh city, acquires a reputation for having a number of markets. As one of Vietnam’s vị trí cao nhất attractions, markets in Ho chi Minh city are as varied as they are vibrant. The city’s many traditional và tourist marketplaces provide a collection of fashion, glittery jewelry, fresh food and wholesale gems lớn attract even picky buyers. The sheer variety of goods seems almost endless!
If you are planning a journey to lớn a Viet Nam, it’s advisable khổng lồ traveling the local cultures by visiting some markets there. Saigon, also known as Ho đưa ra Minh city, acquires a reputation for having a number of markets. As one of Vietnam’s vị trí cao nhất attractions, markets in Ho bỏ ra Minh thành phố are as varied as they are vibrant. The city’s many traditional & tourist marketplaces provide a collection of fashion, glittery jewelry, fresh food and wholesale gems to attract even picky buyers. The sheer variety of goods seems almost endless! The markets in Saigon listed down here represent no more than a partial side of Ho chi Minh (Ho bỏ ra Minh) City, but here you could find something of the liveliest, friendliest and the most convivial people in this city. Take a look!1. Ben Thanh Market:
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No danh mục of markets in Saigon can be completed without Ben Thanh Market.

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Ben Thanh Market is Saigon’s best-known market & is situated in the center of District 1, which put it within easy walking distance for most visitors staying in central Saigon. As touristy as it is, Ben Thanh is still a good place to go for jewelry, clothes, shoes, bags, artwork, and a wide range of souvenirs. The stall holders will always start with a highly inflated price, so you will need khổng lồ keep your sense of humour và bargain hard. Not khổng lồ be dismissed though are the food sections. Early in the morning, you will see the meat and fish stalls, và the fruit and vegetable stalls, bustling with activity. Freshly made noodles, rice, & other cooking essentials are available, as well as great Vietnamese coffee. If you’re hungry, there is a wide variety of eating options located in a central area, where locals và tourists alike will be trying one of many local dishes made to order. Choices include Pho, Hu Tiu, Goi Cuon, Banh Xeo, & Banh Coun can be named as examples, and it is a great way to acquaint yourself with Vietnamese cuisine. Tip: At night, the surrounding streets are crowded with traffic & changed into a lively night market, where you can come and enjoy some great street food & a cold beer.
2. Binh Tay Market: If you are looking lớn experience a large market without tripping over tourists, catch a taxi khổng lồ the edge of District 6, where you will find Binh Tay Market. Located in Saigon’s Chinatown, Binh Tay Market is more of a wholesale market where you can get all kind of goods and produce in bulk. On the ground floor, stalls are mainly dedicated to food items such as sweets, dried fruits và meats, dried seafood, rice, noodles, & even large tubs of pickled vegetables. If you’re a fan of nuts or mushrooms you’re in luck, as the variety of both is extensive.Also on the ground floor, at the back of the market, is the “wet” section. Peak activity, as with all similar markets, is early in the morning where you will find the usual meat và seafood stalls. In addition, given its proximity to Chinatown, there is an increased availability of cooked duck và pork.For the hungry, you will find the food stalls adjacent lớn the “wet” market. Here there are quite a few good eating options with a slight slant toward Chinese dishes. Upstairs is a maze of alleyways where clothes, bags, shoes, và household items can be found. The pace is particularly slow & there aren’t many customers. Although the surrounding streets are heavy with motorcycle activity, inside the atmosphere is less frantic than at some markets, and it is a nice experience to be able to stroll through the market.

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Tip: When you need a break, head to lớn the center of the market where there are a few seats and an alter khổng lồ Quach Dam, who provided the financing for the market when it was built.3. Cha Chieu Market
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Off the burgeoning Phan Dang Luu Street, ba Chieu Market is another Cold War-style nuclear bunker from the outside. In ba Chieu market, which located in quận bình thạnh District, you can find everything, from fish & flip flops to bedding và bottled water. It’s a huge, shaded place, và overbrims into the surrounding streets. It’s not in the center of the cityso that you’ll find nearly no tourists here – just hospitable local people going about their daily business. At night, the market turns into a night market, with a great number of goods for sale. Goods traded here mainly clothes, shoes, fruits and foods at reasonable price, so it suits for almost people. Especially, ba Chieu market has a pretty busy night market. The night market is not opened in the hall but only in the market front, almost selling clothes, accessories và night cuisine. Late at night, the night market becomes more easily with many foods lượt thích fruits, vegetables….At the end of cha Chieu, there are many shops selling stuffed toy animals, belts, handbags, suitcases và jeans. Some disadvantages of such clothes are some quite untidy, unpleasantly smelly, have technical mistakes, there will be no refunds & there is only one size per piece of clothing. That’s why you need to check the stuff carefully & think twice before making any purchases. Tips for would-be secondhand clothing buyer are: go shopping in the afternoon, bargain as much as you can, check the sản phẩm carefully và go together with local friends so they can take care of your stuff và help you find high - unique items among a heap of clothes which could glare you.

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4. Rach Ong Market Located in District 7, mang lại Rach Ong is a market catering essentially for locals. Inside the main building, you will find stalls selling bags, clothes, and bathroom and kitchen items, alongside other grocery type items. Close by are stalls with noodles, rice, sweets, nuts, and dried fruits. The meat section has the “nose to tail” philosophy fully on display, và the fish section is well-stocked. However, the market is not contained within the main building, with the surrounding streets và alleyways filled with small vendors. Using makeshift stalls of nothing more than a tarp or a couple of ice buckets, they sell a variety of fruits, vegetables, seafood, và herbs, with what seemed lượt thích a dozen small vendors selling live frogs.There is a very pleasant atmosphere you sense while walking around this market, with a constant sound of chatting và laughter, và it seems more like a social get together than a commercial hub.
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5. Binh Dien MarketThe market is situated at the western gateway of Ho chi Minh City, about 5km from Phu My Hung Urban Area, 700m from the Highway 1A và along the Ben Luc River, very suitable for transporting goods on the waterway. The market was originated with a lot of huge booths purchasing different types of products, such as fresh & dried aquatic products, meat, poultry, vegetables, flowers & fruit. At present, the market’s management board is now administering information công nghệ to management lớn build it into a modern, civilized and e-commercial market. The Market originated with many large booths selling different types of products, such as fresh & dried aquatic products, meat, poultry, vegetables, fruits & flowers.
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Ho Phuoc Hai, Director of Binh Dien Market’s Management Company, said that about 1,750 tons of products are purchased per night at the market, with the value of 48 – 50 billion VND (2.3 million dollars). Aquatic products tài khoản for 65% of the total income; meat of many kinds about 22%; vegetables about 10%, fruit about 2.5%; và dried seafood 0.5%. The market strictly implemented the regulations on food safety & hygiene which is supervised by authority. Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh (from BinhChanh District), a market-goer, said that she lived 3km from the market so she often goes to the market early to lớn buy fresh food. Prices of products sold at the market are also inexpensive, about 20-30% less than others. To diversify products, Binh Dien Market’s Management Company signed contracts for importing fruit, poultry và seafood from reputable partners lượt thích the US, Australia, Canada, Brazil, Argentina & South Korea, meeting the demand of customers.Source:https://vietmediatravel.com