The over 70-year-old An Market is one of the hustle và hustle markets in Ho Chi Minc City. It is a few kilometers from District 1 – the đô thị center so that this is a favorite shopping place for tourists. An Dong is known as the biggest wholesale market selling clothes và accessories lớn vendors in Southern and Central provinces. Reasonable prices & less crowded with tourists, impressive sầu and quality architecture are highlights of An Dong market.

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General information of An Dong Market

Location: 34 – 36 An Duong Vuong Street, Ward 9, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietphái mạnh. Google Maps

Opening hours: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Some shops open later than 6:00 AM and some shops close until 10:00 PM

Vendors: about 4000; Kiosks (stores, shops, stalls): about 2700.

How khổng lồ get to lớn An Dong Market?

An Dong Market is only 4 km from Ben Tkhô nóng Market, 3.5 km from Saigon Backpacker Area so that you can take a bus or taxi lớn this market easily. Bus fare costs 6,000 VND, taxi fare costs about 15,000 VND/km. You can take a bus at Ben Thanh khô Bus Station or 23/9 Park Bus Station.


Visitors can takes taxis khổng lồ An Dong Market, prices are about 15,000 VND/km. Mai Linch và Vinasun are good taxis in Ho Chi Minc City

History of An Dong Market

The old market was built in 1951, the recent market which is stronger và fortified was built in 1991. The market crosses approximately 1,500 billions of VND every year. An Dong is one of the first markets implementing chất lượng management system ISO 9001-2000 in Vietphái nam.

Architecture of An Dong Market

An Dong Market has a quality architecture, it comes in a rectangular prism shape and Trắng color which has turned into gray color. It has a concrete grid facade with 306 cells which protect the building from the sun và rain, make it airy và look great. The building has a basement, ground floor, first và second floor.


Rectangular prism An Dong Market with more than 300 cells & a huge square clock on facade, the building has 1 basement and 3 floors


The huge Gimiko square cloông chồng in a light red frame on the facade of An Dong Market


The over 50-year-old building of An Dong market looks majestic under the sun


On Ho Chi Minc City Shopping Tour by Motorxe đạp, Tracy’s team does not take you lớn shopping centers and markets for tourists but less-known shopping places where you can buy souvenirs, foods, clothes, accessories & others.

What is inside An Dong Market?

As mentioned above sầu An Dong Market has a basement, ground floor, first and second floor. On the basement, they sell utensils and plastic products, dried foods, jewelry shops and food areas. On the other floors, they sell clothes và accessories, fabric, souvenirs, artificial flowers, decoration items.

The food area is a highlight of An Dong Market because it looks clean and tidy. The smell of foods from tens of food stall serving more than hundreds of Vietnamese foods can make visitors feel hungry. Do not hesitate lớn grab some food on your trip lớn the market. Rice noodle soups help lớn warm your stomach and boost your energy. Most of the Vietnamese noodle soups consists of boiling rich broth, meat and chicken toppings, vegetables và eaten with dipping sauce, lime juice. Rice dishes are good choices, you can choose steamed rice with main dishes, stir-fried & soup. A portion of the famous Broken rice with Grilled pork is a perfect way to enjoy your day. A portion of food costs from 40,000 VND.


Food stalls selling Vietnamese dishes including Steamed rice with Boiled chicken, Stir-fried beef và onions, Fried chicken, Stir-fried squid, Braised snakehead, Broken rice with grilled pork, Egg meatloaf, pork skin strips on the basement of An Dong Market

The second biggest part of An Dong Market is perhaps jewelry because it has dozens of jewelry stores in the market, in front of the market & on An Duong Vuong Street. At these shops, you can exchange money at good prices which is higher than in banks.


Food area & jewelry stores on the basement of An Dong Market



Dried food are abundant on the basement of An Dong Market: salanganes’ nests, Pia cakes, dried shrimps, dried fruits and vegetables (jachồng fruits, sweet potatoes, coconut meat, carrots, lotus seeds), candies, dried pork intestines, coffee beans, ground roasted beans

There are many stores selling dried foods including bird nests, dried fruits (mangoes, jaông xã fruits, plums, banana), dried lotus seeds, dried mustard greens, dried squid, dried beef, chicken, pork. Different kinds of coffee, tea & nuts are abundant in the basement of the building.

The biggest part of the market are clothes & accessories including watches, luggage, bags, shoes, hats, scarfs, etc. They are sold at retails và wholesale. Most of them are made in Vietnam giới, China, Tnhị, Taiwan, Korea. Vendors always keep updated about the lachạy thử fashion trends. Customers have countless choices at shops in An Dong.


Ready-to-wear coats, Ao Dai, trousers, T-shirts, pants, blouses, shirts at different prices are abundant at An Dong Market; if you bởi well, you can own lots of good items at cheap prices.


Leather shoes và slippers An Dong Market


Fabrics for making Ao Dai, suits, trousers, brocade bags, cosmetics including perfumes, face creams, shower creams, shampoo

Although there are some stores selling fabrics, An Dong does not specialize in fabrics. Tan Binh & Tan Dinch are 2 good markets to buy fabrics. A few stores sell souvenirs and decoration items. There are not as many souvenirs as in Ben Tkhô cứng Market.


A souvenir stores in An Dong Market, there are hundreds of choices including fans, Dong Ho, lacquered paintings, lacquered boxes, bowls, combs, brocade & sedge bags, small statues & magnets of Vietnamese girls & boys in Ao Dai, magnets in different shapes


Plastic products such as square, rectangular, round baskets, toothbrush holders, toothpichồng holders, scissors, etc.

Activities at An Dong Market

The paths between shops are narrow và they are usually full of customers. The market is always crowded and noisy. Vendors from South & Central Vietnam come khổng lồ choose clothes và accessories, khuyễn mãi giảm giá good prices, then order tons of items that will be transferred to lớn their shops. You can see a large number of items packed in carton boxes, plastic bags or sacks put around the market. Porters st&, sit, eat, drink and carry goods from shops to lớn trucks.

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Every day, the market attracts thousands of locals, visitors, foreigners lớn buy goods at retail because it is not very far from the đô thị center và prices are good. The following are some essential information about shopping & tips to lớn siêu thị at An Dong Market.

Shopping at An Dong Market

Vendors vị not speak English lượt thích in Ben Tkhô hanh Market.

Bargain is a must, even there are fixed prices.

The more you buy, the lower the total cost is. It is easier khổng lồ khuyến mãi with vendors if you buy many items.

Walk around first for different choices and kiểm tra the prices.

Learn how locals và other tourists buy items and the costs.

Do not let vendors know that you really want the items.

Walk away if they do not accept your giảm giá khuyến mãi. They can Gọi you baông xã after that. If they bởi not Hotline you baông chồng, you know that the prices you offer are not reasonable.



Parking area

The large parking area is for motorbikes, trucks, lorries, taxis, cars, vans & buses. An Dong is the only wholesale market that has large parking. Around Ben Thanh, Binch Tay, Tan Binc, Tan Dinch have sầu no enough space for parking many vehicles including cars và trucks


Large parking area at An Dong Market

Money exchange & ATM


An Dong Market has ATM at which customers can withdraw money, most jewelry stores exchange currency

Staircases. escalators, air-conditioners

Some areas are kept cool with air-conditioners. There are both staircases and escalators in the building.

What is around market?

Small drink and food stall

Workers, sellers và porters are poor so that they buy drinks và foods at small stalls around the market at cheap prices. Sugarcane juice stalls, drink stalls serving coffee, iced tea, soft drinks at about 15,000 VND. At fruit stalls, visitors can see many kinds of Vietnamese fruits including ready-to-eat pieces of peeled fruits.


A fruit stall sells star apples, tamarinds, durians, mangosteens, apples, oranges, mandarin, custard apples, rồng fruits


A local buys Coconut leaf cake from a street food vendor, a guard is responsible for the security outside the market

Shops in houses near the market

In houses around the market, they also sell clothes, accessories, foods & others. A few vendors arrange their goods right on pavements & alleys.


There are dozens of jewelry stores around An Dong Market so that this market is also called the paradise of luxury jewelry

Green old trees

An Duong Vuong Street is lined with green old trees that protect passengers from the svào sun. Arriving in the market & standing under the shadow of these trees, visitors usually feel relaxing & lượt thích being in Saigon in the past.

Vietnamese sandwich siêu thị at the opposite of the market

If you would lượt thích to eat a Vietnamese sandwich, you can go out of the market & buy a Banh mày at a long standing Banh ngươi siêu thị. A bread filled with pork, beef roll, pork floss, cucumbers, pickles, corianders, soy sauce, pattee, costs đôi mươi,000 VND.

An Dong Market is one of the best places lớn go shopping in Ho Chi Minh City. Clothes, accessories, jewelry và dried foods are recommended to buy at this wholesale and retail market. Visiting the market, buy items at cheap prices, tasting Vietnamese foods và learn more about local life are worth doing on your Ho Chi Minch City trip.


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