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Closed by 5pm but lots of good stalls opened later

Had read good reviews as an alternative to Ben tanh market based on goods and food experience. It... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Vibrant markets

We went here after the Tan Dinh Church (which was closed). These are not tourist markets, it is... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
New Zealand
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  • Average25%
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“banh xeo”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Tan Dinh Ward | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our visit to the Bến Thành Market was very pleasant. We went to some local Chefs colleagues of ours that gave us the whole true tour of the street food, exotic food ingredients and products that most tourists don't get to see. We highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Local market Not very well organized Many of fake goods Cheap products Avoid if u don’t like crowded place or not very clean Specially if it’s hot weather

Thank AZIZ K
Reviewed 27 July 2018

It's a local place so not really recommended for tourists in terms of shopping. But hey, check out the food first! It's absolutely amazing! It ain't that hard to find so many food stalls in the market offering such wide ranges of food, local food...More

Thank Darkocean479
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Had read good reviews as an alternative to Ben tanh market based on goods and food experience. It was pretty well closing up by the time we got there but went to the pink church and then found banh xeo Anthony Bourdain recommended restaurant! Afterwards...More

2  Thank hammockman
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Very cramped and hot. I think these markets are for the locals not tourists.Found it very difficult to walk around due to the very small space between stalls and we had to step over objects on the floor. The fabric shops opposite the markets were...More

1  Thank Linda N
Reviewed 18 March 2018

If you were into materials then this is the place, more for the locals buying material to make outfits. Very small isles and not really all that big, watch out for the scooters riding down the wider isles.

1  Thank Matt N
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Thought Ben Thanh market is crowded but here it's even worse. The alleys walking between shops are so small with so much stuff to sell piling high... I felt suffocated after 5 minutes inside. Never came back and done all my shopping at Ben Thanh.

Thank Jussieu1986
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We went here after the Tan Dinh Church (which was closed). These are not tourist markets, it is mainly fabric and food but we enjoyed walking around and watching the locals haggle. You can buy Vietnamese candy here, which we did, and any other Vietnamese...More

1  Thank LittleCurrant
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I went to look for silk fabrics and found many stores selling the same fabrics as at ben Tahn market and other places. However I stumbled on a store (shop 414) that had great linen and nice voile. Went back the next day and the...More

2  Thank youngfam2017
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Went for a walk through here wasnt impressed and reviews not accurate. Definitely not a tourist location but nothing except meat and veg and cheap local clothes i was expecting a few knock offs.

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