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Ben Thanh Market: what's there?

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Ben Thanh Market: what's there?

What's on sale in Ben Thanh market?

How about the night market that starts after Ben Thanh closes?



Branded copies / over-runs?

Thanks in advance!

brisbane australia
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11. Re: Ben Thanh Market: what's there?

Hy ywy

Its smaller than chuttachuk. It doesn't have as many handbags stalls as MBK but I think it is a pretty good market. The outer ring seems to be fixed prices and they weren't bad. We found some of the people inside the market - the sellers - could be a bit grumpy but I would be to if I was stuck in there all day. We chose not to buy fromthe grumpy ones - a smile will always win us over.

I don't have a problem with them making money out of us, we get it cheap they make money -- win win all around. As long as its all in good humour.


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12. Re: Ben Thanh Market: what's there?

heathBrisbane: thanks! agreed, we buy from whoever's friendlier.

land premier: wow 7 dogs! how envious!! here in singapore, we're only allowed max 3 dogs. and if you live in an apartment, the dogs cannot exceed 10kg each!

But that's just the legislation .... :)

I get the idea now .... i can spot the similarities Ben Thanh has with MBK and Chatuchak. Thanks again!!

Semporna, Malaysia
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13. Re: Ben Thanh Market: what's there?

Sadly, in MBK I can't buy anything too :-) I tried to come there twice but had to go.


I had 11 last year then just in Dec 2006, two of them gave birth and I had 9 extra. So total 20.

Now job is a lot easier with 7 :-)


Yeppoon, Australia
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14. Re: Ben Thanh Market: what's there?

Land no wonder you like looking at Water buffalo, probably much less trouble than 7 retrievers.......... HA HA LOL ThemMonkeys :)

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