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Address: Dong Xuan and Hang Chieu Sts., Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Though not quite the same since a devastating fire in 1994, this famous...

Though not quite the same since a devastating fire in 1994, this famous market is nevertheless a landmark trading post.

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Multilevel indoor market

I think the market was okay to walk around once, but it was too narrow for me to feel like I could properly shop. The basement has a few food stalls also, so if you want to eat... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Emellee
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Saginaw, Michigan
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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were told after we visited by our tour guide it was wholesale and so would have been expensive, however we didnt stick around long enough to buy anything. Bizarre building and experience, we did not feel welcome at all and did a quick walk around and then bolted.

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Saginaw, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think the market was okay to walk around once, but it was too narrow for me to feel like I could properly shop. The basement has a few food stalls also, so if you want to eat local local, grab a bite. I think if you are near that part of town that it is okay to walk through,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really not a tourist Market , if you want a knockoff purse or wallet this is a good spot , check street prices first though so you know how much to spend. Tons of clothes great for tiny people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Crowed but very nice experience. People here is very rush in the morning, trying to sell and by the whole packages, there are clothes, electronics, and many other stuff, Dong Xuan market is good place to traveller to visit. Highly recommended

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Port Stephens, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dong Xuan Markets, extremely busy and narrow isles. There are no Western sizes in terms of clothes, however it was definitely an experience

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The market is not interesting and I did not buy anything. There is not much there and, to be really honest, I would not go back there. If you like the stress and crowded it will be nice for you.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to get most things food wise that you want either in bulk or idea for picking up a few items. Located in the old French Quarter. We skimmed this place walking outside and it looks amazing.....most of the old quarter is! avoid Taxis and get a Cyclo to drop you off! all lit up at Christmas!

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Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is primarily a whole sale market. Very busy, tightly packed place. Be careful of your belongings. I would not recommend venturing into this market. Bargains for retail not available. If you try to bargain for one or two items they sales people become rude. Many of the things available in this market are available on the streets around it.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

A lot of wholesale and stalls but nothing great or truly memorable except for the local folks running around busy with stocks and supplies. Decent but nothing special to purposely venture for.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Everyone should visit to understand more the Northern Market and social. The lively market the variety local products and cheapest in town. Just see the local people are prepare for the Lunar New Year.

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