Top 3 Local Markets In Da Nang
TOP 3 LOCAL MARKETS IN DA NANG
Markets are not just the places where locals in Vietnam go to for exchanging their goods or for purchasing things. They have become an indispensable element in showing Vietnamese culture and lifestyle. Visiting markets in different cities will give you different insights into local’s life.
So, what market to visit when you are in Da Nang? Here are top 3 most lively and popular markets in Da Nang that you should not miss when visiting this city!
1. Con market – Top 3 Local Markets In Da Nang
Con Market is one of the oldest and biggest markets of Da Nang. The market was built in 1940 in the center of the city on a sane dune – which can be translated as ‘con’ in Vietnamese and is also the origin of the market’s name. The market is now located at the intersection of 2 bustling streets of Da Nang: Ong Ich Khiem and Hung Vuong, and is considered as a food paradise of the city. Here there are all kinds of junk food sold at very cheap prices, ranging from only 10,000 to 15,000 dong, and the tastes are delicious. Besides, you can also watch and experience a typical day of local people in the truest and most lively way when discovering this market.
2. Han market – Top 3 Local Markets In Da Nang
Situated in the city center, within walking distance from the famous Han River Bridge, Han Market has 4 faces on 4 main streets: Hung Vuong, Tran Phu, Bach Dang, and Tran Hung Dao. The market was established in the 40s of the last century and, with its central location, has developed rapidly and become one of the city’s top shopping sites. There is a wide variety of goods sold here, from shoes, bags, clothes, to souvenirs, gifts, etc. but the most popular ones are seafood and fresh fruit. Tourists can easily find any specialties of Da Nang in Han market. That’s why it attracts a number of tourists both within and outside of our country, and appears in almost every guidebook about this beautiful coastal city of the Central Vietnam.
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3. Tho Quang wholesale seafood market – Top 3 Local Markets In Da Nang
The market is located at Tho Quang fishing port, where you can easily find fresh and cheap seafood. From midnight, fishermen start to transfer fish from their boats into the port before fish traders arrive to make a bargain. So if you want to watch and experience the hustle and bustle inside the largest wholesale seafood market of the city while the rest is still asleep, you’d better come here in the early morning. It will surely be a great memory! And of course, after that, you can try yourself to make a bargain for some fresh and cheap seafood!
Seafood is definitely one of the first things people come up in mind when visiting Da Nang. Among many seafood markets peppered around the city, the most popular areas are Vo Nguyen Giap Street and seaside streets of Son Tra District. Here, you can find all kinds of seafood, like fish, shrimp, squid, snail, scallop, etc., that are freshly caught and sold. And if you are hungry and can’t wait to try them right away, no need to worry, there are also many restaurants with great services and fresh seafood for you to enjoy within the market.
By the way, you cannot see all the beauty, the bustling secenes or the interesting things of Da Nang markets just through our words. Come and discover yourself! 😉
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