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The fresh fish dock and the affordable silk tailors are some high points of this thriving all-day market.
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Nguyen Hue and Tran Phu Streets, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremely smelly and dark inside (we've been in many markets around S.E.Asia and this was far below the usual experience), stallholders sleeping on top of their produce, and harrassment from many along the way, especially outside. Plus,nothing out of the ordinary to want to buy...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 20, 2019

It's great to get amongst it, shopping with the locals, wandering through the aisles. There are all sorts of goods for sale in this vicinity and the fruit and veg. are of good quality but it's a bit hard to strike a great bargain unless...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience with Lien and her mother today. We felt very comfortable with them and pleased with our shoes. They have excellent knowledge and expertise in this field. They are both warm and friendly and definitely not pushy. Lien expertly measured up...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Kris O
Reviewed May 9, 2019

The Central market essential caters to the locals, so not exactly a place to hang around. Since we were in the area we walked around. A lot of fresh poultry, vegetables and fruit vendors can be seen trading. There are also makeshift eateries selling local...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

Mainly a food market for the locals. They also have some small cafe stands. Around the outside perimeter are some non food vendors.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank rschagrin
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

The whole market area is definitely worth walking around if in Hoi An to get a feel for something that is still part of local life. I really wanted to try the Cao Lau before leaving the town so headed into the food hall and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Paul J
Reviewed April 10, 2019

Always worth seeing a market. This one, like many in Vietnam is interesting because of all the different types of produce. Colorful, strange ingredients, talkative sellers. A good experience.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AussieRicho1
Reviewed April 7, 2019

There are a large number of vendors selling all kinds of delicious local foods made fresh right in front of you. Similarly, there are drink stalls everywhere selling freshly-made juices and other drinks. You can get well-fed and full with just a few US dollars...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ian M
Reviewed April 6, 2019

First experience of Hoi An was this bustling Food & Goods market at night! Plenty of fresh food available and plenty of stalls selling various goods. Reminded me of the Old Phuket Town market in Thailand

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Albywon
Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

Very cheap- about £1 per dish. You can then watch them make it in front of you. Staff next door sells drinks, the lady will come and offer you a drinks menu. Super friendly! We went towards closing (about 7.30pm) so it was much quieter.

Date of experience: April 2019
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January 12, 2019|
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
The night market near the old town is OK but mainly "trinket" type souvenirs. The Old town itself has many stores and boutiques if you are after something else. Having said that, The best place to buy the colourful lanterns... More
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Hoi An Night markets were by far the best markets for family atmosphere and fun. Hanio night markets during the lunar festival were amazing with lights, lanterns, music and thousands of people, all very hectic and high... More
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