Central Market, Hoi An

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Tempt your tastebuds at Central Market, a traditional Vietnamese market nestled on the banks of the Thu Bon River. Arrive at the break of dawn to watch local fisherman haul their catch out of the water and into the market, offering some of the freshest seafood in the downtown area. You can see fresh produce, livestock, and silks dotted across colorful, noisy stalls, with vendors enthusiastically pushing their wares. Browse several stalls before choosing your purchase, and be sure to to bargain hard--vendors inflate prices for out-of-towners. Put Central Market and other Hoi An attractions into our Hoi An trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Lots to see, smell, photograph, buy and taste. It is a great way to see how and what the locals are growing and eating. Seems a bit easier to use Dong here rather than USD.  more »
  • Eastern country markets are a bit all the same. However, each has its own identity of odors, perfumes, colors, faces, particular people. Hoi An confirms this. Focal point of everyday city life.
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  • A great market to stroll around in. I ordered a pair of thongs to be made up for my Son-In-Law and they were ready the next day. I also purchased several gifts that I could take home for relatives and...  more »
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  • Interesting local food court that local locals really go. Should go and try some food here!
  • Good for food; amazing little cafe run by a mom and daughter pair near the main entrance side (opposite the wet market side)
  • It is good to see how is a local market. Food is alright. Juice are good. Fair price.
  • Nice place, pleanty of vegetables and spices. Worth a visit fir shore
  • An excellent photo opportunity.

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