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An indoor wholesale market known for its bargains.
57 Thap Muoi, | Ward 2, District 6, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
+84 166 913 3398
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for less tourists on a market in the city visit this market. Fixed prices for goods.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Escape774344
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you plan to be in Ho chi min, you must stop by this market and have a taste of the local cuisine. You sit and eat amazing food at the cheapest cost.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sophielK1412QM
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Take bus No 1 from district 1 to the market cost VND5000. It takes about 20 minutes to reach there. The market just newly renowate. All the store are zoned according to the items selling. Basically the price over here is cheaper compare with Ben...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Soo k
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

A place where you get fruits, bags, T-shirt, foods, souvenirs and imitation items. price negotiation is required but once they’re priced lagree on your you must buy or they will start to shout at you. A good place to buy cashew nuts,pine nuts, almond etc....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank creative3response
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

I visited Cho Binh Tay after a recommendation from a friend. The market itself is very cramped and would be hard, if not impossible, to manoeuvre a pram or wheelchair. They are mainly catered to wholesalers- probably those who sell things at Ben Thanh. You’ll...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank traceygnat
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

A wholesale market and way inexpensive than Ben Thanh. The sellers are not pushy and don’t chase you. We didn’t buy much as most of it is whole sale. We’ve got to bear in mind that you get what you pay for and all branded...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank silpan2016
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

It's about a 5 mile walk from Dong Khoi area to Binh Tay market through Cholon. Walked through some old districts. Vey busy market area all around and leading up to Binh Tay market. Old market clock building. A working market selling textiles. 2 floors....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 764sly
Reviewed 25 December 2018

If this is the first market that you go to, then this market might appear interesting. However if you have time only for one market, then definitely go to Ben Thanh instead of Binh Tay. Binh Tay is a very local market, selling groceries, produces,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kiansoon
Reviewed 15 November 2018

We visited here with a private tour guide. There is something fascinating about these huge markets, and this place doesn't disappoint. This is a wholesale market, so you aren't really here to shop as a tourist, but just to look and take it all in....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Carl_CC_Rider
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This place was closed for renovations, but the dried goods beside it are still operating. There's a huge green tent opposite it, but its totally wholesale only. And they do need entertain tourist.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Agna W | Reviewed this property |
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Response from travellingjj | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, cannot help. Not sure where to buy. Maybe ask Concierge at hotel.
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