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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Tran Hung Dao St., Hue, Vietnam
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+84 90 528 58 52
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Vietnam, having lived here for nearly two years; however, there are some places that should not exist as they portray Vietnam in the worst light. Dong Ba Market is one of those places. It’s even worse than Ben Thanh Market in HCMC, where...More

1  Thank sinclairbgcj
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Look i know people have to make a living but this place has put me off markets anywhere for life.Pushy in your face stallholders making browsing impossible.In saying that the food fruit vegetable market out back is worth a visit.I shopped for bread, essentials in...More

Thank ptuia14
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I really did love the vibrancy of this market located on the banks of the Perfume River. You could buy anything here from fruit and vegetables, to brushes and dusters. The vendors are a little pushy and people do tend to follow you if you...More

Thank cymrobangor
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

There are lots to see and buy. At Dong Ba Market. The only issue is the people are very pushy as soon as they see you are interested they jump and you and follow you until you buy something. We had a lady that followed...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Nothing really interesting here. Seemed to sell much everyday stuff. Some tourist stuff, locals don’t leave you alone. Very hot in there. Didn’t find anything worth buying!

1  Thank Damo H
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Great opportunity to visit this market by way of local boat for about 1 dollar !! Very local experience as you are able to walk through the stalls of fresh fruit, vegetables and meats. Friendly locals and interesting items to be seen but very hectic...More

Thank eller1023
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Local markets are always interesting. In a place less known for tourists, the locals are just as interested in you, as you are in them!

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Dong Ba Market is a big market selling almost everything for daily needs. There are sections for fresh produce, fish and meat, dry items, accessories and snacks. It's really nice to just walk around and to see how the local live.

1  Thank Mama2010
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We came here to buy dry snacks. There are lots of fruits. Don't just buy from the stores outside. Go inside to compare the price and bargain accordingly!

Thank Helena N
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The people in and around Dong Ba market will only treat like one thing, an open-wallet. The vendor will jump up to stand in your way and then emplore you to shop there. Even providing a polite "no" will not stop their aggressive tactics. It...More

2  Thank Jeremy C
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