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Quy Nhon’s Markets – Where wonders never cease

A good way to get a sneak peek into Vietnam's culture is to pay a visit to a local market. If you are in Quy Nhon, then your job is made all the easier with plenty of such establishments on show.



Simply put, there is something that captures your imagination about a marketplace in a foreign land in ways where your run of the mill type of supermarket or department store cannot. Whether it is the people themselves hurrying to and fro, busy and vociferous vendors trying to strike up a bargain or the best buy itself, one will surely be moved into exploring that bit more and especially when holidaying in this particular part of Vietnam referred called Quy Nhon. Provided below is where you ought to focus your attention during the course of your time in this area where an abundance of scenery will be yours to savour.


Cho Dam

Also called the Dam Market, this popular establishment is the largest of all markets in Quy Nhon and in turn, paves the way for curious vacationers to call by row upon row of stalls where almost everything can be picked up at ridiculous rates. What started out as a mere seafood market, Cho Dam serves up an assortment of shoes, clothing, seafood and household items within its maze-like appearance. While wholesale is its key focus, it would not be too hard to get your hands on a smaller quantity of goods for a slightly steeper charge than usual.


Quy Nhon Night Market

Affordable clothing and fashion accessories are at the heart of what is offered, here at the Quy Nhon Night Market. Located a short distance from the magnificent copper statue of President Ho Chi Minh, this bustling street market invariably pulls out all the stops in a way to attract potential buyers from all corners of the globe. Should a fancy watch or a pair of shades have satisfied you, then do move to the food stalls that sell an aromatic array of hawker fare that would simply be too irresistible. Ever had shellfish in lemongrass broth? Or how does snail sound?


Khu 2 Market

Held in high regard amongst locals for the large amounts of seafood and fruit & vegetables that can be bought, the Khu 2 Market is your one-stop-shop for everything centered on the freshest produce in the region. The market opens its doors every day from 3 p.m. and this is when the chaos unfolds and the fine art of bargaining is put to the ultimate test with keen shoppers and resolute vendors coming into contact. The market is easily accessible, especially by motorbike and can be reached at the corner of Nguyen Hue and Pham Ngoc Thach.


Nguyen Nga Center

Though, listed as a market, Nguyen Nga Center will swiftly escort you towards a less chaotic section in Quy Nhon. The Center comprises of a craft shop where a dazzling display of handmade products can be picked up as souvenirs for loved ones back home and a café where time can be spent catching up on your escapades in Vietnam over a hot cuppa coffee. Interestingly enough, the Center was established in view of supporting and nurturing the talents of differently-abled children in the area and it is these children who are solely responsible for what is sold at the Nguyen Nga Center. Should you have some spare time, hang around and listen to blind students who work their magic with the use of traditional Vietnamese musical instruments. Such things to do in Quy Nhon are sure to leave a lasting impression, long after the sun sets on your holiday. Check out popular travel sites such as Quy Nhon Coastal Escape for more insights on this wonderful destination.