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Bac Ha Market, Bac Ha

(4.4/5 based on 340 reviews on the web)
A flurry of color and community bursts into life every Sunday at Bac Ha Market. A bustling spectacle of North Vietnamese village culture, the market serves as the weekly meeting place for many ethnic minority groups, including the brightly dressed Flower Hmong, Phi La, and Black Dao peoples. Arrive early for an authentic taste of the market, surrounded by the sounds and smells of chickens, buffalo, and goats being traded amongst the villagers. Try your hand at bartering for some locally made handicrafts, before picking up a bite to eat at one of the many food stalls. Plan to visit Bac Ha Market and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Bac Ha attractions using our Bac Ha trip builder.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Beautiful colourful and lively market. one of the most beautiful market of the country that your bus for if hours make.
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  • Good textiles, cool old woven/ boiled linens--colourful everything, grabby sales women, walk away from a stall before you buy. Don't accept 1st, 2nd, or 3rd offer. Animal market up top. Interesting da...  more »
  • a typical market for food, cattle, clothing and poultry It is very interesting see the local women dressed in their typical dresses and carrying their babies The main atraction is the buffalo market b...  more »
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  • A great place to people watch. So much variety in food, crafts, clothing... Do yourself a favor and come to Bac Ha a night early so that you can get to the market early, before the swarms of tourists get there.
  • Most famous market in the region of Bac Ha. Food, textiles, birds, horses, buffalo and more...Come early to avoid the many tourist by bus... More markets in the region Cocly market and on lovely location Can Cau market.
  • Only available on Sunday. Familiar with Thang Co ( horse meet soup )
  • Great Market, Nice Stuff, great atmosphere
  • Many colourful Tribes trading. Immerse in to the howl of the Mountainous.

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