10 Famous night markets in Ho Chi Minh City

10 Famous night markets in Ho Chi Minh City

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Known as the sleepless city, Saigon at night is more and more bustling differ from the daytime atmosphere. Absolutely, to fully enjoy that wonderful atmosphere, do not forget to visit 10 famous night markets in Ho Chi Minh City to get an unforgettable experience!

1. Ben Thanh Market

Ben Thanh Market

When night falls, Ben Thanh Night Market transforms amidst the magnificent Saigon

Ben Thanh Night Market would be likened to the most bustling and crowded culinary paradise. It has continuously welcomed tons of domestic and foreign visitors whenever visiting Ho Chi Minh City.

Ben Thanh maret

The stall is crowded with visitors.

Ben Thanh Market is considered as a symbol of the city named after Uncle Ho. Therefore, almost anyone who visits Ho Chi Minh City will come to this market as a matter of course. Coming here, visitors would admire the unique cultural features of Ho Chi Minh City. You can find souvenirs for relatives and friends. As well as the opportunity to enjoy a variety of cuisines and attractions.

Diverse goods, crowded travellers. You could be very surprised because there probably would not be a market mixed with many languages like this place. From English, French, Thai… or from the sellers to visitors. It seems that they all blend together to create a chaotic but specific, separate atmosphere.

What is Ben Thanh Night Market?

Attractive cuisine of Ben Thanh market

Attractive cuisine is an indispensable beauty of Ben Thanh market

Full range of items as well as delicious foods are sold. That is the common feeling of travellers walking around Ben Thanh Market. Here you can buy souvenirs from the goods stalls such as:

Goods at Ben Thanh market

Goods at Ben Thanh market

+ Handicraft stalls: embroidery, lacquer paintings, pottery, …

+ Jewelry shop

+ Shoes

+ Bags

Or enjoy the special dishes of the South as well as other regions that are all available here:

+ Fruits

+ Barbecue

+ Salad rolls

+ Hanoi-style Pho

+ Hue Beef Noodles

+ Mussel rice

+ Trang Bang Soup

+ Hoi An Vermicelli

+ Quang Noodles

+ Nam Vang rice noodles, ….

Operating hours: From 8 pm

Address: Ben Thanh Night Market is located in the center of District 1. Located opposite the East and West gates on 4 streets: Luu Van Lang, Nguyen An Ninh, Phan Chu Trinh and Phan Boi Chau.

2. Binh Tay Night Market

Binh Tay Market

Binh Tay Market is bustling all day and night

Nearly 100 years of age, Binh Tay Market has been viewed as a culture feature associated with Saigon for many decades. 2300 Stalls, trading more than 30 different items. Coming to Binh Tay night market, visitors can completely immerse themselves in countless types of goods.

Accompanying busy trading activities, Binh Tay Market also imprints in the hearts of visitors by the beauty of impressive architecture. It is built using French construction techniques. Along with that is the exquisite Chinese style. Apart from Ben Thanh Night Market, Binh Tay Night Market is also one of Ho Chi Minh night markets attracting many tourists. The number of visits is more than 120,000 each year.

What is Binh Tay Night Market?

Binh Tay Night Market sells a variety of goods. For example:

Binh Tay Market

Binh Tay market’s cuisine

+ Spices

+ Dry food

+ Clothes

+ Food

+ Plastic products

+ Snacks

Opening hours: From 6 am to 8 pm

Address: Located at 57a Thap Muoi, Ward 2, District 6, Ho Chi Minh. Binh Tay Night Market is located in an area of 25,000m2 in the middle of 4 streets: Thap Muoi, Le Tan Ke, Phan Van Khoe and Tran Binh.

3. Ba Chieu Night Market

Ba Chieu Night Market

Ba Chieu Night Market

Although known as the clothing market, Ba Chieu night market still has a lot of delicious dishes for visitors to enjoy.

Ba Chieu Night Market is dubbed as a cheap market. At this market, we can enjoy without being too concerned about the price. There are many different items sold here. And certainly, their highest price does not exceed 200.000 VND.

What Ba Chieu Night Market has

Not only this market serves the needs of local residents, but it is also a favourite destination of many tourists. It is because of the attraction of the cheap items that the market sells. Typically, they are:

+ Accessories cost only from a few thousand dongs: elastic hair ties, belts, glasses

+ Clothes, shoes cost only from a few tens of thousands of dong

+ Nail service is always available

+ Snacks

Opening hours: From 7 pm

Address: Bach Dang Street, Ward 1, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh. The area of the market is nearly 8500m2 with 3 sides adjacent to the road.

4. Ho Thi Ky Night Market

 Ho Thi Ky market
    Usually, the bustle starts from twilight to midnight at Ho Thi Ky flower market 

Ho Thi Ky Market is a famous flower market in Sai Gon. This place is named “Lang Biang in the heart of the city”. Coming here, visitors would easily fall in love with the space of blooming and fragrant scent of countless flowers.

Beside stalls selling flowers close together, the market also provides tools and equipment for flower arrangement. And there is definitely no shortage of delicious food for guests when strolling around.

What Ho Thi Ky Night Market has

Ho Thi Ky Night Market

Ho Thi Ky Night Market

Apart from flowers, but did you know that Ho Thi Ky Night Market also has a lot of delicious food worth trying?

+ Wholesale market for all kinds of seasonal flowers: lotus, baby, rose, orchid, mimosa, Salem, sunflower, chrysanthemum, …

+ Delicious and strange foods: Nom Banh Chok (Khmer noodles), rice noodles, stir-fried cakes, spring rolls with lemongrass, Ms Huoi tea, papaya salad, …

Opening hours: Open all day and night, 0 – 3 am would be busiest

Address: Alley 52 Ho Thi Ky, Ward 1, District 10, Ho Chi Minh

5. Hanh Thong Tay Night Market

 Hanh Thong Tay Night Market

The clothing stalls are the most noticeable image at Hanh Thong Tay Night Market

Mentioning Hanh Thong Tay, it is known as the biggest clothing wholesale night market in Saigon. There are many items sold here but mainly fashion goods. Visitors can buy clothes with only a few tens of thousands of dong. It would be probably hard to find an address with better prices than that, right?

Besides the attraction of cheap boutiques, guests also have the opportunity to enjoy unique and strange cuisine. For example:

Hanh Thong Tay Night Market

Besides clothes, there are also attractive street snacks

+ Green Frog

+ Phan Thiet grilled rice paper

+ Bingsu

+ Thai Y Phuong dessert

+ HAT tofu

+ Bread pan

+ Lava

+ Barbecue, hotpot

+ Snails

+ Central Food, …

Opening hours: operate from 5 pm to 11 pm

Address: 10/2 Quang Trung Street, Ward 11, Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City

6. Minh Phung Night Market

Minh Phung Night Market

Always crowded with people in Minh Phung Night Market

Cay Go Night Market, also known as Minh Phung Night Market, is mentioned in the top 5 Ho Chi Minh night markets by tourists. Goods here are quite diverse but accompanied by their “premium prices”. The price of all kinds of items can increase up to 3 times. Therefore, tourists should pay attention to this.

Besides goods, we can also enjoy interesting cuisine in this famous night market. The most typical dish is a fresh green snail, which is really tasty.

Opening hours: 6:00 pm till early morning on the next day

Address: 122 Minh Phung, District 6, Ho Chi Minh City

7. Ky Hoa Night Market

Ky Hoa Night Market

Ky Hoa Night Market is always crowded with buyers and sellers

Ky Hoa Night Market is an address specializing in selling ready-to-wear clothes, diverse designs and types. Coming here, visitors can choose for themselves fashionable clothes, shoes, jewellery accessories, souvenirs at affordable prices.

Besides, Ky Hoa Night Market also has its own food court with many attractive dishes to serve tourists. On average, Ky Hoa Market attracts about 2000 visitors visiting shopping and eating every night. With this appeal, it must be worth a try, right?

Opening hours: evening

Address: Extended Cao Thang Street, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City

8. Hoa Binh Night Market

Hoa Binh Market

Hoa Binh Market or Silver Market is the address specializing in Silver jewellery products

Hoa Binh Night Market is also known by another name “Silver Market” because its main selling item is silver. Besides, the market also sells a number of other items such as clothing, shoes, accessories,… And indispensable delicious dishes as well.

The market operates in the evening. Therefore, the later hours are, the more visitors come. People get here not only to shopping for goods, but also to take advantage of a variety of cuisines. For example vermicelli noodles, dumplings, breaking hotpot, donuts, chives,… Their prices are reasonable, only from about 5.000 – 20.000 VND.

Opening hours: Evening

Address: 37 Bach Van, Ward 5, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City

9. Tan Dinh Night Market

Tan Dinh Night Market

Tan Dinh Night Market – One of the culinary paradises in Saigon

Tan Dinh Market operates all day and night. Daytime is the time of competition for diverse goods. On the other hand, this place will transform into a wonderful culinary paradise in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City when night falls.

Coming here, visitors should visit one of the famous night markets in Ho Chi Minh City like Tan Dinh Market. It is because that they can enjoy the fascinating dishes like:

+ Cheap and good Singapore frog porridge

+ Pork rib porridge

+ Broken rice

+ Sticky rice with chicken

+ Desserts

Opening hours: 7 am – 11 pm

Address: 48 Ma Lo, Tan Dinh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

10. Le Thi Rieng Night Market

Le Thi Rieng Night Market

Le Thi Rieng Night Market is well known with cheap items and many attractive dishes

This is a market that sells all kinds of goods from clothes, shoes, glasses accessories,… with prices couldn’t be cheaper. Almost everyone is attracted to this market. They are students, workers, local residents or visitors. You can visit the market to hang out as well as go shopping. Or stroll around the outer area to enjoy delicious dishes such as mixed rice paper, grilled skewers, fresh cream, noodles, vermicelli, etc. Their “super” cheap prices are only from a few thousand to 20 – 30.000 VND.

Opening hours: Evening

Address: Near Le Thi Rieng Park, District 10, HCM City

In Conclusion

It is certainly not difficult to see the bustling attraction of Saigon at night. Therefore, it is impossible not to mention the role of the most famous night markets in this city. Its attraction is not only from extremely diverse items or famous dishes from all regions. Coming to these night markets, we could also experience and discover the unique and strange cultural features that only Saigon has. So, are you ready to visit?

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