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Binh Tay Market, Ho Chi Minh City
(1.5/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
The central market in the district and a thriving hub for trade in Ho Chi Minh, Binh Tay Market pulsates with authentic everyday market life. Sprawling across street after street, hosting some 600 stalls in both the outdoor and indoor areas, the market jumps to life at the break of dawn, winding down around mid-morning. Awaken your senses with a walk around the maze of fresh produce, hot food, and handicrafts, immersing yourself in the market’s culture of bargain-hunting and haggling. Primarily a wholesale market, prices get cheaper the more you buy. Plan to see Binh Tay Market and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary maker.
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  • ... you don't have to buy something, even if some good opportunities-despite the orderly mess and latent risk take home something fake-lead us to exit the market for holding small/large bundles. Simply immerse themselves in the crucible of saigonese newspaper which can be found within the vast perimeter of Binh Tay Market. Beautiful atmosphere; incessant shouting; perfumes/odors among the heady and cloying; often the feeling of being lost and always rotate around the same point; never (I speak for myself, of course, but with great sincerity) fear of being targeted by some malicious person, but rather the feeling of being at one with a different world to be discovered, leaving aside prejudices and pretentious attitudes by right-thinking. Experience beautiful, engaging, enriching and penetrates. Will surprise many, as he surprised me, the rigorous put everything in place by traders at the end of the canonical hours of the market ... Recommend the visit at all, although I wouldn't leave a child alone (for the mere risk that can get lost)
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  • Very fun and friendly shop keepers who are very excited to practice English. It's a great contrast to Ben Thanh market which has become very cheap merchandise with overly pushy hawkers! Loved the expe...  more »
  • You want or not, you bring here themselves, legs. Believe me. What you need to know is that we need to bargain as if the game was your immortal soul! 100500 price? HA! Your price 5000! Fix price? Not ponimajt! What kind of fiksprajs! 9000 or Ciao! Do you have kids going hungry? Awful! 9500! Sell at a loss? Ah-Ah-Ah! I'm so sorry! 9900. What? Three for 90000? Too many zeros! Three for 10000 and hands! No? Okay! With you was a nice bargain! I spent half an hour with those benefits. So long! What? Three for 10000 OK? It's cool! Thank you! But seriously-there are better photographed than buying.
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