at Ben Thanh Market
In the streets around the market building are the many stalls and
shops of the Night Market. While the day market in the Cho
building closes around 6pm the stalls in the neighboring streets open
and continue to run until midnight.
The goods on offer in the night market are similar, clothes and
accessories, as well as snacks and fruit. However cosmetics are not so
common in the night market due to their expense.
On the four sides of the market on both sides of the road stalls will
open up in the evening, each of which is well lit and with a large
variety of goods on offer. As well as the garments on sale also inside
the market the night market has even more food stall choices. By
the late evening traffic is small but there are still Moto scooters and
taxis driving on the streets beside all the stalls so please take care
of your children.
Some stalls have expanded into sit down restaurants suitable for
tourist with menus in English and western style height table and chair.
Varies kinds of roasted meats cooked on open charcoal fires are a
popular meal in this night market. Caramel Chicken and barbequed
whole giant prawns on bamboo skewers