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Shoppers Paradise in Saigon

woman reading newspaper in market

In Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon as it is still referred, there is a central market that is a magnet for locals and visitors alike – anyone who wants a bargain! This shoppers paradise is called Ban Thanh Market.

No where in the city can you find such a huge range of local handicrafts, branded goods, Vietnamese souvenir’s and food. During the day, this is one of the most visited places in Ho Chi Minh city with lots of shops and goods. And a great place to sharpen your bargaining skills which is a must in any markets in Vietnam.

When the sun is down, shops are closed, it’s time for local street food stalls which set up in the street beside the market.

Address: 36-34-32-30 Phan Boi Chau, Ben Thanh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
Opening hours: From 06:00 to 18:00

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