Ben Thanh Market is a large market located in the center of Ho Chi Minh City. The market was built in 1870 and has the longest history among the markets in Vietnam.
Ben Thanh Market has an area of more than 13,000 square meters, this is a place for trading and exchanging goods of Saigon residents as well as neighboring areas with nearly 6,000 small traders and about 1,500 stalls, attracting thousands of visitors every day.
Ben Thanh Market is not only a trading place for the people but also becomes a must-visit tourist destination when coming to Saigon. From the unique architecture of the market, the friendly sellers, to the diversity of goods, make everyone want to visit once.
If you come to Ben Thanh Market, you will experience not only shopping but also enjoying the typical dishes of Saigon such as pancakes, rolled cakes, mixed rice paper, sweet soup, sugarcane juice, coconut water…