A collection of the best markets in Vietnam with photos and comprehensive travel guide information.

  • Bac Ha Market is among the most beautiful ethnic markets in Vietnam. The market has one gathering per week on Sunday morning only. Earlier most people got to the market on foot and by horse, nowadays many go by motorbike while several still go to the market on foot.

  • Cai Rang Floating Market is 30 minutes by boat from Can Tho City. People start coming to the market by boat from 04:00 or 05:00 A.M to sell agricultural products to wholesale traders, some retailers would come later to get goods for their shop at a local market in the region.

  • Can Cau Market is among the most beautiful ethnic markets in Vietnam. The market is in Can Cau Commune of Si Ma Cai District, Lao Cai Province. The market of Can Cau is 20km north of Bac Ha Town and 120km from Sapa, 90km from Lao Cai City.

  • Dong Van Market is in session every Sunday from 06:30 A.M to 10:00 A.M where ethnic people from the whole district of Dong Van would gather for trading.

  • The Hang Be Market is nestled smack in the heart of the Old Quarter of Hanoi, 5 minutes walk from the Hoan Kiem Lake. Hang Be Market offers all kinds of goods that might be of need by the people of the Old Quarter of Hanoi, be it uncooked meat, cooked meat, fruits, dry food, worshiping items... Hang Be Market offers an interesting approach to the life of the people in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Having a walking tour of Hang Be Market after the visit to the Hoan Kiem Lake or before the water puppet show is recommended to all travelers to the capital city.

  • Ma Le Market is about 10km north-west of Dong Van Town, on the way to Lung Cu Flag Tower. Ma Le is not as famous as Dong Van Market and people come here are mostly from local ethnic communities. The market is on every Saturday morning, but some restaurants start selling from Friday late afternoon. Local boys and girls also come early for a drink and for socializing.

  • Mai Chau Market has gatherings everyday but the busiest session is on Sunday Mornings. You may to get up early as the most vivid moments are found from 07:00 A.M to 09:00 A.M. Local bring to the market whatever they could get from their farms or the forests: herbal medicine, honey, chirping birds,...

  • Tam Coc is a popular tourist attraction in Ninh Binh for amazing rice fields dissected by breathtaking mountains. But little do people know that there is a wonderful market in Tam Coc which has the atmosphere of markets in northern Vietnam several decades ago.