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Central Market, Hoi An
(3/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
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. Using our international travel planner, Hoi An attractions like Central Market can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Unlike most of Hoi An city, this place caters mostly to locals. Walk through wet fish markets, buy a live chicken or watch old ladies expertly chop up bits of meat! Just be prepared to squeeze into li...  more »
  • Caged hens and ducks, up for sale side by side tourist goods. Loud bargaining and complaints about the quality of the fresh vegetables to get the price down, ... All this past if the culture and flavo...  more »
  • The food hall in the central market may seem a little intimidating at first- rows of near-identical food stalls, each one trying to get your attention and ask you to sit and eat with them. It's hot, i...  more »