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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
+84 90 556 00 41
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All reviews food stalls cao lau pho white rose dumplings local dishes meat and fish noodles pork spring rolls banh mi cooking class old town delicious food da nang vendors souvenirs tourists
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came to this stand to try the Cau Lau that Anthony Bourdain had eaten and it was INCREDIBLE!! You must eat here!!! I had already had a half a Banh Mi before I came and shared one bowl of the Cau Lau, but it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Hoi An on the fourth day of Lunar New Year 8/Feb and market was back to normal, took photos of the stalls and shops in the morning.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Quack H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go here if you like having motorcycles constantly beep and force their way through narrow market walkways. Go here if you like having food stall vendors shove menus in your face and tell you that they are all the same. For "marketing" go to Han...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mn123456789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its a big , encompassed market located in the city just beside the river. a lot of food shops near and within it and many local items are sold here. a bit crowded place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 435jalali
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the central market specifically for white rose dumpling snack. We went straight to the middle of the food area looking for Be Na as it had good reviews and ordered the white rose dumplings. They cooked it on the spot in boiling...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bast5994
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being lovers of things markets (local, flea, carboot, wet, etc), this one does not disappoint, in the main hall there are many eateries to pick from, in the surrounds there is fruit and veges, as well as other delights, nestled with the many tourists stores,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

This is an interesting market with produce and articles at quite good prices, and plenty of places to eat. The experience is spoiled by all of the speeding motorbikes and big lines of cyclos constantly forcing their way along the narrow road.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ColinT43
Reviewed January 1, 2019

This is a fascinating place to visit, both the stalls inside plus the outside vendors too (selling everything from fruit and veg to brand new coffee makers) - the souvenir stalls are also marginally cheaper here than in the main stores in the Old Quarter....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank neilhassall
Reviewed December 27, 2018

If you are Asian, this is your typical wet market, but for the Non-Asian tourist this is a trip in discovery in all kind of fruits veggies etc,,,Our attention was drawn to the food stalls inside the market, at dinner time. Dozen of stalls with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 216spring
Reviewed December 17, 2018

If you're looking for the prototypical street market, here's a place for you. I happen to live in Vietnam at present so I've been to many of these. However, this is the place to go if you're looking for an assault on all of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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
November 18, 2017|
Response from JackFranco1 | Reviewed this property |
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