Markets - Markets in Vietnam

  • Water puppetry

    Water puppetry

    Water Puppetry is a distinct Vietnamese art which had its origins in the 10th century. In Water Puppetry a split-bamboo screen obscures puppets which stand in water, and are manipulated using long poles hidden beneath the water. Epic story lines...

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  • Thay Pagoda Festival

    Thay Pagoda Festival

    If any Buddhist monk deserved worship, it was Tu Dao Hanh, innovator and inventor. He made numerous advances in medicine and religion, but is mainly remembered for inventing Vietnamese water puppetry . The Thay Pagoda Festival celebrates Tu...

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  • Ao Dai

    Ao Dai

    Ao Dai- A lasting impression for any visitor to Vietnam is the beauty of Vietnamese women dressed in their Ao Dais. These long flowing dresses worn over loose-fitting trousers are considered to be the national dress of Vietnamese women. Early...

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  • Christianity


    Christianity enters Vietnam Christianity was introduced to Vietnam in the 16th century by missionaries from Europe’s main Catholic evangelist countries, France, Spain and Portugal. One of the early arrivals was Alexandre de Rhodes, a French...

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  • Night Markets in Saigon

    Night Markets in Saigon

    While they may not be as bright and shiny as malls or supermarkets, night markets have their own character and are popular destinations for local people and travellers alike. For many travellers the day is just too hot to spend shopping, and the cooler night air offers an ideal opportunity to grab some souvenirs, while for locals the evening is an ideal time to meet and gather outside and share a meal or a drink under the stars. There is an enormous variety of goods on offer including...
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  • Đồng Xuân Market

    Đồng Xuân Market

    Đồng Xuân is the name of the largest market in Hà Nội. Located in the heart of the Old Quarter, it was part of an ancient hamlet of that name before it became a street. It was built in 1889 by the French colonial administration to replace the Cầu Đông (Eastern Bridge) Market situated to the east, close to the Tô Lịch River, which was partly filled for the arrangement of new streets. Roofed with tin sheets, it comprised five large halls. Following close by...
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  • Hang market – The countryside charm in city centre

    Hang market – The countryside charm in city centre

    Right in Haiphong city centre, there is a special market-day which is opened up only once a week on Sunday morning. In this market, foods and vegetables are not sold, neither are luxurious goods, but plant seeds, breeders and agricultural instruments for cultivation and breeding. You can find here all kind of plant seeds and vegetable seeds like: onion, garlic, lettuce, basella alba, loofah, egg-plant, chayote, chilly, lemon, etc… Bonsai of various types from cheap (several thousands...
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  • Sat Market

    Sat Market

    Located on the adjacent banks of the Cam River and the Tam Bac River, the Sat Market is the biggest market in Hai Phong City. In the past, it was known as An Bien Fair. When the city was established in 1888. The market was divided into large sections, constructed mainly of iron and steel with cement floors. That is why it was called Sat Market, or the “Iron Market”. In May 1992, the Iron Market was transformed into a 6-story trade and service centre. The first, second and...
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  • Cai Rang Floating Market - Can Tho

    Cai Rang Floating Market - Can Tho

    Cai Rang Floating Market is 30 minutes by boat from Can Tho City. People start coming to the market by boat from 04:00 or 05:00 A.M to sell agricultural products to wholesale traders, some retailers would come later to get goods for their shop at a local market in the region. At Cai Rang Floating Market, you could buy things of the Mekong Delta ranging from coconuts, rice, taro, seasonal fruits...There are some boats selling cafes or food to early traders. It's normally get very busy...
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  • Han market

    Han market

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  • Dong Ba Market Hue

    Dong Ba Market Hue

    One of the must see sites in Hue is Dong Ba Market. Roaming around this food market would add new color to your visit to this Vietnamese city. Dong Ba Market in Old Hue is near the position where the Dong Ba Canal merges with the Perfume River. If you want to know certain things regarding Vietnamese food or culture, you must come to this place. What consists in the attraction towards this market is the preservation of ancient distinctiveness. Dong Ba Market is near the eastern corner of the...
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  • Dalat market

    Dalat market

    In the morning, the Dalat market -a harmonious architectural work -gathers people of all ethnic origin, wearing multicolor traditional costumes, and coming from surrounding villages.Dalat abounds in fresh vegetables and fruits, which are piled up like mountains. One of the most appreciated of them are avocadoes which are rich in lipids, and strawberries which are much bigger and more fragrant than mulberries. Vegetables and fruits are daily sent by truck- loads from Dalat to Saigon. They are...
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  • Love market in Sapa

    Love market in Sapa

    Sapa is the famous destination in the northwest Vietnam, opening the world of ethnic minorities' culture. One of distinctive cultural features here is the love market which takes place every Saturday night. Since the market, the place of goods trade and culture exchange, are held only once a week on Sunday, people living in the far mountain villages have to go in advance on Saturday to be able to join it. It is on Saturday night that young villagers get a chance to get to know each other...
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  • Cho Lon (Lon Market)

    Cho Lon (Lon Market)

    Cho lon is the name of the Chinese district of Ho Chi Minh City (the former Saigon), the largest such Chinatown district in Vietnam. It lies on the West bank of the Saigon River, having Binh Tay Market as its central market. Cho Lon spans across, and consists of, Districts 5 & 6 of Ho Chi Minh City. Quan Am Pagoda, a famous Chinese temple in Cho Lon The Vietnamese name Cho Lon literally means "big" (lớn) "market" (chợ). The Chinese name (and original name) of Cho Lon is 堤岸...
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  • Ben Thanh Market

    Ben Thanh Market

    Let the spirit of Ho Chi Minh City lift you up and carry you through this network of colorful bustling activity. Cho Ben Thanh, or Ben Thanh Market, comes alive every evening with a thrum of tireless energy that never ceases to enthrall. This is the most celebrated and regularly visited of the markets. It is also the most central, located in one of the liveliest parts of the city where the streets and alleyways surrounding the market place fill with food stalls. At Ben Thanh Market you can...
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  • Hanoi Night Market

    Hanoi Night Market

    Hanoi night market, also known as Dong Xuan night market, is weekly held on weekend evenings in the Old Quarter of Ha Noi. It’s a very interesting place that all visitors should not miss if they have chance to travel to Hanoi. For many Hanoians, coming to the night market becomes a habit even when they don’t want to shop, just stroll to feel the atmosphere, chat with family or friends and enjoy some snack. Hanoi Night Market Children excitedly play with sand pictures or paint...
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