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Address: Dong Xuan and Hang Chieu Sts., Hanoi, Vietnam
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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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So so... quite hard to bargain :)

As a vietnamese, I expect that there are more or almost products here are from Vietnam, I mean they are made in Vietnam ! Vietnamese products. It's quite funny when it's a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Fun trip to the market, they have all sorts of products and you can haggle prices quite a lot. Can get clothes, gifts, dried food

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As a vietnamese, I expect that there are more or almost products here are from Vietnam, I mean they are made in Vietnam ! Vietnamese products. It's quite funny when it's a tourist attraction for tour guides introduce about Hanoi, about Vietnam and all the products inside are from CHINA :-/ It's hard to find something made in Vietnam there... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was probably very tired when I walked past at night on my way back to my hotel. I noted there were many items on sale, many were less than 100,000 VND, thus pretty cheap. Next day my colleagues were surprised I did not buy anything. Clothes, shoes, trinkets were plenty.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This market has everything from clothes to accessories to live and dried food. It is manic with stalls very close together and people unloading stock on the tiny walkways. It is certainly an experience!

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Vung Tau, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Closes at 6.30 every day which is a pity as a lot of tours don't get you back to Hanoi til just before closing time. I didn't find it at all overly special as the advertising would have you believe. It is pretty much same same as every other large market in Vietnam. Probably great if it's the first market... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most of the tourist activity happens out at the front but if you delve inside, you will find all manner of goods and wares. The places are really narrow and there doesn't seem to be much order to the place.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have sections for clothing - men & women, cloths, dried goods. The design & fashions are old - maybe about 10-15years ago. Not worth the visit. You can consider walking one round to ease your curiosity at this market. At least i could say, been there before.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enormous market, not many westerners at all. The vendors are not pushy at all, which is a hugh contrast to especially the big market in Saigon

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

That is the wholesale market. Too much busy and crowded. Stuffs are very cheap but they refuse to serve tourists. Don't waste time here.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a wholesale market for the locals. Visit only if you are curious about the way of life for the locals. Forget about shopping. May get ripped off.

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