Ben Thanh Market


To Ben Thanh Market Ho Chi Minh City

Built in the 17th century, Ben Thanh Market is one of the most popular landmarks in Ho Chi Minh City. Today, Ben Thanh Market welcomes more than 10,000 visitors per day to shop and visit. The market has nearly 1,500 booths with more than 6,000 small businesses selling wholesale and retail items from consumables to luxury goods


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Ben Thanh Market FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions for travelers who are visiting the market. For more detailed, please visit our travel guides.

Ben Thanh Market is located in District 1 in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City at the intersection of Le Loi, Ham Nghi, Tan Hung, and Le Lai streets.

Ben Thanh Market opens daily from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM (holidays will have separate opening hours announcement). Fresh Food Section will open from 4:00 AM.

From the beginning of 2023, Ben Thanh Market has extended opening hours to 10:00 PM.

No, Ben Thanh Market is free to access without any tickets required.

You can use a variety of transportation to reach Ben Thanh Market: taxi, private car, bus, cyclo, or simply walking if your hotel is close.

There are plenty of landmarks near Ben Thanh Market:

  • Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Saigon Post Office
  • Saigon Opera House
  • Nguyen Hue Walking Street
  • War Remnants Museum
  • Bui Vien Walking Street
  • Independence Palace

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