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Address: 57A Thap Muoi, Ward 2, District 6, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phone Number: 8 3857 1512
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Nice and well organized market place.

Come here early in the morning for an authentic Vietnamese breakfast. Then as the stalls open you can browse for many local products and souvenirs. I prefer this to Ben Thanh... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2015
JonathanLin1
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Come here early in the morning for an authentic Vietnamese breakfast. Then as the stalls open you can browse for many local products and souvenirs. I prefer this to Ben Thanh market where the sellers are quite persistent and hard selling with some of them catching your arms as you walk by. Binh Tai market is my choice.

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Thank JonathanLin1
Belfast, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

One of the most dangerous markets I've been to , very intimidating , pressing hard for the sale and honestly watch your jewellery , had a girl tried to unclip my gold bracelet whilst serving me , some good bargains if your size is like Vietnamese , some nice sandals I picked up .

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Thank martinmH7414BH
Modena
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183 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Never buy at first price, even if for you is already an incredible cheap you can still ask at least 50% discount , they love to bargain and they will lways tell you it was a bad business day so they want you be happy and offer you the best price, it is funny . But they have good quality... More 

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1 Thank Mauro1972
Frankfurt, Germany
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146 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

As always I love a bargain and you need to be persistent but you might get one here. A very typical southeast asian market - very busy, noisy and touristy. If you don not like those do not go there if you like it one of the best!!

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Thank MoBernero
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

The market seems to only have about 4-5 stores/selections, just repeated indefinitely. Not a lot of variety, and the prices/quality weren't as good as other stores just a few blocks away. Very pushy, even for the area.

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Thank Kyle F
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

It's Saturday in Ho Chi Minh and just like anywhere else, let's go shopping! This is the wholesale market in the Chinatown district and it is where the myriad of small stall holders come to shop for next week. It is a beguiling oz of sounds and smells and at times the raucous sounds of Asians doing battle. Great fun... More 

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1 Thank Graham M
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Good market to look around and get an idea of what prices to try for in other markets as at least here they are marked, although everything we looked at seemed to be wholesale so was hard to shop

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2 Thank Deprazo
Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Let's just say it's quite a nice cultural experience but keep your phones and bags strictly intact. Was at a restaurant having lunch and the lady boss warned us not to wander too far away as snatch thieves and robbers thrive even in broad daylight. Kinda hateable when you need 101% vigilance and firmly clasp on your belongings to go... More 

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1 Thank ABChan
Perth, Western Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We visited this market in Chinatown as part of a day tour. Fortunately it was not a hot day, however, it was still stuffy inside. It is huge, there is so much to see. We only walked through some sections, including fabrics, hats, hairpins (yes stalls with millions of different hair clips!) and the food stalls, where we stopped and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

We are now in hanoi where the shopping is quite different I found at the the market we were overcharged co paired to the side streets around the market and it was very hard to shop and look properly in the market as soon as you seem interested or look at something they are all over you I way they... More 

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