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Bac Ha Market, Bac Ha

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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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  • the market is really to see, all etnies are there, c is super nice and colorful, big, a lovely moment, really to see
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  • We stayed overnight in Bac Ha and visited the market at 6am when they were still in the process of setting up. It really was spectacular. They sell everything any anything. We were surrounded by the m...  more »
  • Wow! This place is as big and busy as it gets for a market. The colourful H'mong people have all their wares on sale - fresh vegetables, meat, all sorts of food, animals, fashion and accessories. The ...  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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