Come in the food paradise in Hoi An - Hoi An market

Come in the food paradise in Hoi An - Hoi An market

19-01-2017 11:16 Posted by: Thao Tran
Hoi An central market, Vietnam has been honored by Lonelyplanet magazine as one of “food paradises” attracting both local residents and tourists.

Along with 6 markets in the world such as Tsukiji fish market (Tokyo, Japan) or Borough Market (London, England), Hoi An market (Quang Nam) has been honored by Lonelyplanet magazine as one of “food paradises” attracting both local residents and tourists.

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Tourists can buy many things at Hoi An market (expedia)

The market is located within the Hoi An ancient town on the two main streets: Bach Dang Street and Tran Phu Street. The market is opposite of the riverbank from Cam Nam Island and opens every day from dawn to sunset.

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Stop and have some food inside the market (expedia)

Unlike the peace and quietness in the old town, Hoi An central market near the bank of Hoai River is another distinct landmark of the ancient town – the city honored by UNESCO as one of the World Cultural Heritage.

Hoi An market attracts residents and tourists with bustling, colorful, attractive atmosphere of the “food paradise”. 

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A lot of different foods are ready to serve all the guests (expedia)

Diverse foods like vegetables and spices are sold everywhere. By paying little attentions, tourists can find a number of fascinating noshes that are very affordable with only up to 1 USD.

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Some foods served at Hoi An market with cheap prices (expedia)

Quang noodles, cao lau (Hoi An pork noodles), white-rose cakes and Hoi An special banh mi (pate, herbs sandwichs) are some of the attractive local dishes in Hoi An market Vietnam that you should not ignore.

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Most of shops show their prices on the board to avoid  overprice (afamily)

Chatting and eating the dishes with local residents, you will find different tastes of dishes other than ones in restaurants specifically for tourists. This can be seen as one of unique Vietnam tourist attractions.

One more interesting thing is that like in many other markets around Vietnam, tourists can eat in a stall and call additional foods from other ones there.

Let’s make Hoi An market tour to know more about this paradise!

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A bowl of “caolau” is as good as serving at the restaurant (afamily)

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You can also try fresh spring rolls at Hoi An market (afamily)

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Or try “white rose cake” made from rice powder (afamily)

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The dish looks very yummy (afamily)

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This is a kind of “banh yen to” which looks like bird’s nest (afamily)

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Beside fruit shops, there are also nice couple loads of fruits (afamily)

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These are the shops at the side of Hoi An market (afamily)

After the meal, you can enjoy your time in some souvenir shops or tailored clothing shops.

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A souvenir shop at Hoi An market (expedia)

Read more: Hoi An food tour: Best food in Hoi An, Vietnam​