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Address: 57 Thap Muoi, | Ward 2, District 6, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Phone Number: +84 166 913 3398
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An indoor wholesale market known for its bargains.

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It's a tourist spit

It's actually more for foreign tourist! You can go there to have a look, or have some local drinks and coffee , but shopping there you would need to good at bargaining which is... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Rubywang
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's actually more for foreign tourist! You can go there to have a look, or have some local drinks and coffee , but shopping there you would need to good at bargaining which is also tiring.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This market was quite overwhelming. However, it is worth a visit to learn and appreciate the migration of the Chinese into Vietnam. We were fascinated by the story of the founder and his economic struggles. If you are just visiting without some background, it just appears like another massive and dirty market. Since we only had an hour, we barely... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take bus no. 1 from Ben than bus station, near the petrol kiosk at the roundabout. Sit all the way till the end at cho lan bus terminal and the market is within walking distance. This is where the locals get their goods and re sell it to tourist. Many of the owners don't entertain you if you're getting only... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is huge and sells almost anything. Be prepared to be hassled by all he stalls as you walk past. Remember to barter if you see something that you like. Good fun.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dirty, congested, industrial commercial hell hole. I love Asian markets and the hustle and bustle of commerce and interesting and different foods and artifacts, but Binh Tay is just a no go.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this place. And everything here is cheaper than u can get from other market in HCMC. You may about to gets face mask, bags, coffee beans, nuts and lots more. The price here is very cheap but this place is very pack and dirty. There are only 1 way for you to walk. But overall experience... More 

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Thank Derek_Yee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I took a cab here from district 1 cost me 240,000vnd. Not so attractive place but crowd. I bought some thing for my family with very cheap price.

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Thank john d
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is actually a wholesale market, where locals trade and that's probably the reason why salesmen and women are not pushy. Guess, some stores do retail but did not buy anything myself. The place is over crowded and shops are really close to one another. The alley is so narrow that only one can pass through at a time. Don't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Was sort of put off by the negative reviews, but decided to give it a blast and I must say, it was quite enjoyable experience. No hard sell & plenty of fixed prices and they were decent prices. If people think that this is a tough market, then they ain't tried some of the ones I've been in in Asia.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We came with a guide who advised us not to try to buy anything as this is a wholesale market where local people are doing business. However we walked through and saw colourful stalls piled high with goods. So interesting, fabrics, hats, kitchen utensils, electrical goods and a huge array of food. Delicious smells were coming from the food counter... More 

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