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“Best place for shopping spree”
Review of Ben Thanh Market

Ben Thanh Market
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This is the city's biggest, most authentic market. You can find almost anything you need here, from basic supplies to souvenirs. The food is outstanding and the people-watching is great even if you don't buy anything.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Better came here at night because there was night market around this market. At daylight this market sells everyday needs. I find some souvenir such as Vietnamese coffee, snacks & knicks knacks like magnet etc. There was foodcourt with live music too. There was halal restaurants too. Don't forget to bargain before you pay. So i recommends this place for strolling around at night for shopping, culinary or just sightseeing around.

Thank ermezmee
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"asking price"
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"busy market"
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"huge market"
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"food stalls"
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Even if you don’t buy and you don’t have to ! Its worth a good look. Amazing place to wander around just looking. Buy if you wish, half price at least barter. More !!! If you require top running gear - don’t buy. If you wish to just walk and show off your new Nikes - buy. ;) enjoy.

Thank aussiejashank
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Great place for anything under the sun and the food is great and clean. The avocado shake was absolutely delicious along with the other snack foods.

Thank Raticulous
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This is one of the larger local indoor markets. And, unless you absolutely have to find some cheap trinket for cousin Martha, I would avoid this place. There’s no A/C, the aromas are quite entertaining, and the prices aren’t that good (plus a lot of stuff is obviously fake). You will have other opportunities to buy crap…pass on this one. Not Recommended.

Thank Curtis S
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Overwhelmed by the number of vendors of "same same but different", I found this market to be too artificial and tourists-oriented. The nicest part of it were the small "restaurants" offering a variety of dishes prepared in front of you. We decided to try the Bánh bèo - it was delicious! The place was crammed with locals, which was a good sign as well.

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