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Antique Street, Ho Chi Minh City
(2.7/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
Antique Street, the oldest street in Saigon, is not only a great shopping spot, but a place where people can get an inkling of a small piece of Vietnamese history by observing or even buying objects dating from various periods of the past. However, be careful, as not all items on sale are genuine antiques, furthermore, only 20% of merchandise is estimated as authentic, whereas everything else is only a replica. But that’s the charm of this small street packed with Buddha statues, ancient gongs, old coins, pottery, ceramics, furniture antiques and much more, because it’s real-fake nature turns casual shopping into exhilarating treasure hunt. Our Ho Chi Minh City itinerary planner makes visiting Antique Street and other Ho Chi Minh City attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Well, this street has collection of 20-30 stalls selling all type of antiques and replica from ceramics, watches, coins, furniture etc. You need to equip with strong foundation in antiquity and sharp ...  more »
  • Found this gem 15 years ago. Tucked away, you really have to dig to find the real guys ( as with any flea market) . Over the years I've found metal bracelets, carved jadeite pendants, old photos that ...  more »
  • Lovely way to spend the afternoon wandering these cobwebbed stores with charming characters running them