Vietnam spreads across 63 provinces and cities, each of which has its own distinct market, but all of those markets are full of traditional and poetic beauty. Unique features in each market are the attraction for tourists. Walk around the most beautiful markets from South to North through the lens of tourists!
Cai Rang Floating Market
Cai Rang floating market is formed on the Cai Rang River, flowing through Can Tho city. Floating market is a beautiful cultural tradition of the people of Mekong River Delta. The market is held all day or only sparse at noon, but the market in the morning is still the most crowded. The market is full of fruits from the regions of the Mekong Delta. Each boat can only sell one kind of fruit or some items.
Cai Rang Floating Market has the most abundant sources of vegetables, fruits, fish and meat but there are no clothes or shoes like traditional markets on the plain. Currently, in order to serve the needs of tourists, Cai Rang floating market also has food, coffee, beverages, and boats selling food and drinks to “drinking” also appear when the market close. The market is hustling and bustling in a unique manner that attracts visitors on Vietnam food tours coming here and experience.
Visitors on food walking tour can visit and buy goods on the boat for safe travel boats in Cai Rang floating market today.
In modern life with commercial centers, somewhere in the rivers of Mekong River Delta, there are always floating boats on the river to sell fresh and amazing goods. Take the opportunity to visit Cai Rang floating market!
Ben Thanh Market
Ben Thanh Market is located in the heart of the city, surrounded by 4 roads and facing the Quach Thi Trang site.
The market covers an area of 13,056 m2, with more than 1400 stalls spreading all 4 corners in the direction of East – West – South – North. Visitors can go to the market from any street, the market has four main doors in 4 directions and 12 sub-doors, in which each direction will have different characteristics. Visitors can easily find a wide variety of items, from fabrics, dresses, footwear, fine art items, souvenirs and dry food (sweets, jams ..) to fresh and delicious fruits of Southern and fresh flowers wrapped in the beautiful bunch at Ben Thanh Market.
Ben Thanh Market is always a good place to visit thanks to its own ancient architecture and the endless variety of good sold here. In addition, visitors can enjoy the famous night food of Saigon at Ben Thanh market in Phan Chu Trinh street direction.
Ben Thanh Market is the symbol of Ho Chi Minh City according to the rotation of the wheel of time. Walking around, exploring and shopping at Ben Thanh Market has long been an indispensable activity of tourists when coming to Saigon.
Dalat Market is a commercial center of Dalat city, located on the main road of Nguyen Thi Minh Khai and is considered “the heart of Da Lat city”. The special spot in this market is located at the foot of the hill, connected with the top of the hill which is Hoa Binh area by a bridge on the second floor, and on the road leading to the ground floor, visitors can go to Xuan Huong Lake.
Dalat Market was built in 1958 on a mound of land and was added area B in 1993. Currently, Dalat market has 3 floors, is one of the first markets which is divided into many floors in Vietnam.
The market is diverse with the variety of goods, full of specialties of fresh fruits are sold together with jam, wine from fruit. Guests can also shop for warm clothing made from hand-knit wool at the market stalls or jewelry, souvenirs lovely.
Not only being a hustling market with the traditional trading activities, but Da Lat market is also the attraction for visitors on vietnam food tours coming to the “city of thousands of flowers”. The romantic city of the Central Highlands is always an ideal destination for tourists to relax, travel and have fun, so to complete the journey to Dalat, visitors should visit the culture in the market of mountainous Da Lat!