Ben Thanh Market
Vibrant Ben Thanh Market is located in the heart of Saigon and has become a must-visit site in the city.
It is considered the largest retail market in Saigon, offering a range of products from onions to chilli, vegetables, fish, all kinds of seasonal fruits, candy, clothes, shoes, handbags, electronics, souvenirs and much more.
The market boasts approximately 1,446 stalls, four main entrances/exits and about 10,000 daily visitors.
There is also a food court with several eateries and restaurants offering a full range of traditional dishes from different parts of the country.
It is a good place to pick up clothes and souvenirs and is a great spot for photography. There is a colourful flower market along one side and food stalls and restaurants in the evening.
If you're going to buy something, don't be shy about bargaining.