Ben Thanh Market

Ho Chi Minh City

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Ben Thanh Market

Ben Thanh Market is the most famous and oldest marketplace of Ho Chi Minh City, as well as one of its prominent landmarks. Here you can buy almost anything, especially handcrafts and souvenirs, but also local food. Bargaining is key for a successful shopping tour.


Welcome to a shopper's paradise! A rule of thumb is that anything without a price sticker on it can be purchased for a fraction of the price announced initially. Unique crafts and art work are to be had in abundance, and so are the expected knick knacks like the traditional cone hats that go for pennies.