Opening Hours of
Ben Thanh Market
The market opens at around 6 am every day, with the vendors
unpacking their goods and putting them on display. Ben Thanh market
operates through out the day until the official closing time at 6pm
Because the stalls have a large range of goods that need to be packed
away they start well in advance of the closing time, therefore by 5pm
some of them will have started to close up.
As the market is quite hot during the noon time therefore the best
time to visit is either earlier in the morning or in the middle of the
After all the stalls have closed inside the market and the gates are
shut at 6pm most people will go home for their dinner, but after this
the Night Market will start in the
streets surrounding Ben Thanh.