The central market in the district and a thriving hub for trade in Ho Chi Minh, Binh Tay Market pulsates with authentic everyday market life. Sprawling across street after street, hosting some 600 stalls in both the outdoor and indoor areas, the market jumps to life at the break of dawn, winding down around mid-morning. Awaken your senses with a walk around the maze of fresh produce, hot food, and handicrafts, immersing yourself in the market’s culture of bargain-hunting and haggling. Primarily a wholesale market, prices get cheaper the more you buy. Take a look at our Ho Chi Minh City trip site to schedule your visit to Binh Tay Market and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Binh Tay Market Reviews
As I have in-laws who are vietnamese and natives this place is cheap. When I'm am not with a native , this place is expensive that charge a ridiculous retail price (higher than the vinmart) . The pric... more »
The place definitely sells cheaper stuff than Ben Thanh market. The sellers doesn't speak much of English. Since goods are very cheap, please don't bargain a lot. The sellers are not as pushy as the o... more »
This is primarily a wholesale market. If you come here, don't be surprised if most of the vendors ignore you, and if you ask for a price they will open with "wholesale". The one side of the market has a restaurant section, and the interior courtyard has a small shrine. It is an interesting place, but for actually buying souvenirs and such, there are better markets to attend.
Be prepared to be rejected when you counter offer. This is where your special negotiations skill comes in! 😂 Other than that, you get local delicacies food, plenty of "original" clothes like under armour and Reebok. Lots of kitchenwares, dry foods, stationeries, anything you can think off. Put your charm away and take your calculator out! 😂 Enjoy it while you can 💪
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