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“Interesting market” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dalat Market

Dalat Market
Ranked #10 of 85 things to do in Da Lat
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Owner description: This enormous market is where the locals shop for vegetables, fruit and wine.
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“Interesting market”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2013 via mobile

Visit local market definitely one of my favourites in journey. Lots of things to try over here like foods or strawberry! Local goods and bargain

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Incredible place to discover the local food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013

Local market are always my favorite place to to check out the local produces. The market is huge, many shops sell the same thing but price may be vary. Just patiently to check out the price and bargain.

Local fresh produce such as artichokes, dried fruits, vegetables, flowers, local wine, candies, coffee and lots more are available here throughout the day. The market will full of enjoyment during the festival season. We was so lucky to see the lion dance to every store for fortune wish on a day before of Moon cake Festival.

- Min 1 to 2 hours stop.
- Always survey the price on every store. Some store will not display the price tag on the products they sold.
-Always look for a store available for taste test. So, you will definitely buy the right products according to your taste.
-Recommended: Artiso flower tea (The product have two grade available, look for the first grade) and roasted lotus seed.

Visited September 2013
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Coolum Beach, Australia
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“Incredible presentation of produce”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

I love the way the broccoli and cauliflower is presented at the market. There is no foul odour at this market (the same throughout Vietnam) and everything is fresh. Make sure you go upstairs where there are eateries. The food is great.
Because Dalat is 1500m elevation, some vegetables are grown here that aren't grown in most of Vietnam. The cuisine is a little different. Frogs are on the menu readily in Dalat.

Visited April 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Dalat surprise (The Lat tribal people)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2013

Whilst in Dalat in September this year Footprint (our tour organiser) organised a visit to the Lat people. The Lat people as it turned out are a beautiful kind people who once lived in the mountains in the Dalat area however were moved to the outskirts of Dalat for their protection during the Vietnam war. They were given a parcel of land and started market gardening as they still do today. We were not only welcomed into their world through traditional dance and song but included into their dancing. What an absolute delight it is watching these wounerful people (mostly young) take us back to their world centuries old through their traditions and customs. We were given food and a large vat of their home made wine/spirts (or such like) was placed near us and long straws of plastic with thin bamboo were forced through the solid material inside the vat and we were invited to partake of the contents before us. Dance we did sing we did interact (through our interpreter Mr Hoan) we did and loved every bit of this tour. However something had me confused their traditional tribal dress, their dancing their customs did not to me seem Vietnamese and they did not look Vietnamese and as it turned out they are polynesian and made Vietnam their home centuries ago and held true to their culture in their homeland.
Such a beautiful friendly people we walked around their village, visited their school bought traditional Lat items from their shop and all agreed this was one tour that was a ten. Naturally as they had entertained us, before we sadly departed they insisted one of us sing them a song and the tour group all pointed to me since this was a spiritual encounted i had the Mr Hoan explain the song i selected to sing to them and sang Royal Telephone and they loved it (however not so me).
Mark this short half day tour as a must do what a honour to be in the presence of such a wounderful people and i for one will return to visit the Lat people of Dalat.

Visited September 2013
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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“Very big market”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2013

Many shops, souveniers, flowers and lot of food to buy. Good icecream. No toilet and lot of beggers.

Visited October 2012
Thank BinoSucie
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