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“Nice market but i expected more”
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 2 weeks ago via mobile

The market is nice. It has everything part i was very surprised not much electronics or toys for kids.

Also expected to be hammered by the shop ladies. We had one following us for like 100m. But always try for 1/3 of the price.

There is lots of coffee places and food there too.

But i think the market at Phuket or hongkong are better.

Thank goce d
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"asking price"
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"bargaining skills"
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"busy market"
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"huge market"
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"food stalls"
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"knock offs"
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"wet market"
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"for sale"
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"fruit"
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"local market"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really busy market but well worth a visit. You can get everything here! You can order clothes to be tailored and delivered to your hotel. You can eat fresh food there which was delicious. You have to watch the sales people as they can be quite forceful. Bartering is acceptable.
Market 8-5
Night market after from 1830

Thank Camille C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great diverse market. The vendors are waiting for tourists. It was our first Vietnamese experience and one we learnt from. Be careful not to buy unless you are really sure on price. We were ripped off.

Thank Fortunat1s
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They are so mad to make a sale they will pull at your arm and scream at you and follow you down the aisle. You can bargain like mad here but they will are high for the price. Some stalls have rude like really rude people and other stalls have people who will beg for a sale and other stalls have people who are really not interested. We enjoyed our time here we got a few deals but nothing great. You really need to look for the good stuff

Thank Aoife L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting experience but can become annoying with the stallholders chasing you and trying to get you to buy. We found Saigon Square a little better as you don't get hassled as much! But if you like to haggle then this is the place to do it. A lot of fake designer clothing, bags and shoes. Best to look at the quality before buying!

Thank TravelbugsX3
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