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Address: Dong Xuan and Hang Chieu Sts., Hanoi, Vietnam
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Description: Though not quite the same since a devastating fire in 1994, this famous...
Though not quite the same since a devastating fire in 1994, this famous market is nevertheless a landmark trading post.
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Mountains of goods here

Dong Xuan Market is not for the faint hearted!, there are absolutely piles of goods for sale, stall holders seem to sleep on their stock, oh well it was hot, it is a wholesale... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is and inside and outside market, goods for sale are endless, fruit, vegetables, meats, clothes anything you can think of. Great for a visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Dong Xuan Market is not for the faint hearted!, there are absolutely piles of goods for sale, stall holders seem to sleep on their stock, oh well it was hot, it is a wholesale market, and good for a walk around. We didn't buy anything but there was some amazing silk fabric on the first floor. Good for a walk... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Store holders rude! Wholesale selling mostly so they won't serve you ! You can buy same items off street..... But be aware in some cases they will not serve you either claiming to be wholesalers! Not sure that is the case!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Not a great place if you are claustrophobic. But a great place to bargain but remember bargain hard.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I went there this noon and I was disappointed. They sell the Same things as the pople on the streets. So I think it's Not worth visiting it.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Difficult to shop here due to language constraints and lots of bargaining . However, this is a good place to buy souvenirs as it is much cheaper that the outside market and a wider range to chose from.

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Evergem, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Imagine a 3 level market with lots of stalls and thousands of people without any AC or other way of airflow...thats it...you are in Dong Xuan market. Theres alot of things you can buy here, materials, shoes, souvenirs, hats,...but clothes, shoes, materials are mostly for local buyers who will sell it later in their small shops. Was weird to see... More 

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Been to the Dong Xuan market numerous times for material, mostly silk. Head up the main stairs to the floor above the ground floor (called the second floor) and the stalls are on the right. Silk was $3-4 US a metre. People who complain that the ground floor of this market isn't for tourists seem plain silly- it's like going... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The complex is VERY packed and crowded. Sems to be based,more for local sales than tourists. Found the street shops offered better selection and ease of finding things as the each street has a theme for items. Did find the best outside vendor for Rit rolls. The couple are the only vendors that have survived due to the popularity and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

If you are visiting just to look at merchandise,it would be alright..but most vendors sell only wholesale and I found this market quite unfriendly to foreigners. It would help if you go in a group,with a guide or someone who speaks Vietnamese language,if you intend to purchase their goods. Only at the entrance,where vendors sell cashew nuts and home cooking... More 

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Address: Dong Xuan and Hang Chieu Sts., Hanoi, Vietnam
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi

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