An Dong market, a famous wholesale clothing market in Saigon
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An Dong Market Saigon is one of the most famous wholesale markets in Ho Chi Minh City. Unlike other wholesale markets in the city, An Dong Market is a wholesale market specializing in fashion and fabrics with a variety of products and designs. If there is a Dong Xuan market in Northern Vietnam which is a famous market specializing in clothing products, An Dong market is the name that cannot be ignored when talking about a place that offers a variety of clothing items at affordable prices in the Southern. In this topic, we will help you better understand this famous fashion wholesale market and some shopping experiences here.
Information you need to know when coming to An Dong marke
An Dong market opening hours
About the opening hours of An Dong market, it opens from 7 am to 6 pm every day. However, the closing hours of the stalls have not been consistent, some stalls close very late, around 10 or 11 pm. These stalls, which have a late closing hour, are usually in prime locations, outside or in the center of An Dong piazza, which attracts many tourists to visit.
The ideal time for tourists to visit and experience shopping in An Dong market is from 9 am to 3 pm every day. Before this period is the time when small traders come to pick up their goods, and after that period is the time when local people come and buy a lot of daily goods. So the above ideal period is the most suitable for tourists.
Guide to move to An Dong piazza
The address of An Dong Market is located on An Duong Vuong Street, Ward 9, District 5. The address in this area is quite complicated, very easy to confuse with the nearby An Dong Plaza, so we recommend moving by taxi. An Dong piazza is a destination that attracts many tourists besides Ben Thanh market and Binh Tay market, is a very familiar destination with local drivers, so using a taxi makes you easily reach the place you need.
Also, when moving from District 1, you can go to An Dong marketplace by bus, specifically, bus route 96, depart from the Saigon bus station (23/9 Park, Pham Ngu Lao street, District 1).
Address: An Dong Square, Ward 9, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
Open hours: 7 AM - 6 PM everyday
Entrance fee: Free
Experience shopping at An Dong market
The items you can find at An Dong piazza
An Dong Market is considered the largest wholesale fashion market in Ho Chi Minh city. This is the main source of fashion products for agents and retail shops in the southern provinces. The items that An Dong piazza provides include clothing, shoes, fabrics, and even fashion accessories. With so many items, the origins of products that appear at An Dong market are also very diverse. In addition to domestic textile products, the An Dong market also provides products originating from Japan, Korea, Thailand, China, etc. The designs of the items are extremely diverse, the prices and quality are also different.
An Dong market's area is quite large, it was redecorated lately so overall it looks very spacious and beautifully arranged, helping customers come here to have the best shopping experience. In addition to fashion-related items, the An Dong piazza still has a few small areas selling crafts, home appliances, and even a food court area to serve the demand of all visitors.
Common prices of clothing items at An Dong market
The prices of An Dong market’s products are very diverse, depending on the quality and origin of each item. However, it is still possible to estimate the prices of the items here, to avoid being overcharged by the seller. Common prices listed below are wholesale prices, so for retail customers like most tourists, they will be slightly higher. However, this is still the price list that you should consult to:
- T-shirts’ price ranges from 50,000 VND to 150,000 VND
- Types of dresses usually ranges from 120,000 VND to 250,000 VND
- Jeans are usually priced from 120,000 VND to 250,000 VND
The above is just the most popular price at An Dong market for you to partially refer to, but the stalls offer different items and the specific price of each product is also different. So you should take the time to search for many different stalls to find the best place and the best price to buy. Just looking for prices at the stalls, this is also an opportunity for you to visit the nooks and crannies of An Dong market, which will surely make your shopping experience here much more enjoyable. Do not worry too much, although the An Dong marketplace is large, there are only a few retail stalls, so you do not have to spend too much time searching for these stalls.
Besides, you can also visit An Dong plaza, next to An Dong market, and also a part of the An Dong market system. The goods here are considered to be of better quality and of course, the price of the products are also higher, about 500,000 VND / product or more. Depending on your shopping needs, you can consider choosing between these 2 areas.
Like other wholesale markets, clothing at An Dong market also has to go through many intermediaries to reach here and of course, no one can absolutely guarantee the product quality.
the item with quality holes will definitely happen, so you should check carefully before buying any items. The fact that there are not too many stalls serving retail customers in the An Dong piazza, so all stalls only accept same-day returns.
Places to eat near An Dong market Saigon
Restaurants and diners in the area near An Dong market are diverse. Here you can experience all the cuisines of 3 regions of Vietnam with reasonable price and good quality.
Buffet Windsor at An Dong plaza
Located in An Dong plaza, next to An Dong market, Buffet Windsor is a popular destination for those who come to visit and go shopping at An Dong market. The menu here is very diverse, you will have the opportunity to experience pure Vietnamese dishes as well as easily search for Western dishes to suit your taste better. In particular, the Chinese dishes here are highly appreciated.
Tan Nguyen Thai - Famous dim sum shop on An Duong Vuong street
An Duong Vuong street is an area where many Chinese people live and there are so many Chinese restaurants and diners. In particular, Tan Nguyen Thai is a name that is always appreciated by local people and tourists for its quality and will definitely be a must-visit destination for you. Tan Nguyen Thai opens daily at 6 am and closes at 9 pm. Opening hours in Tan Nguyen Thai are quite early, so enjoying breakfast at Tan Nguyen Thai and then going to An Dong market to experience shopping is a quite good schedule arrangement.
Tan Nguyen Thai Dimsum address is 102D - 102E An Duong Vuong, Ward 9, District 5.
Some pure Vietnamese diners and street food
An Duong Vuong street is also a convergence of pure Vietnamese dishes such as vermicelli, Quang style noodle soup, clear rice noodles soup, etc.
There is also a lot of street food along An Duong Vuong street. This street food paradise is close to the university, the customers are mostly students, so the price here is very affordable. Here you can enjoy famous snacks and street food in Ho Chi Minh city such as mixed rice paper, stir-fried corn, rice paper roll, and pork sausage skewers. Besides, foreign street food such as French-fried potatoes, fish cake skewers, tokbokki, etc. is also found in this street food paradise. On a side note, this street food area is only open after 5 pm. After a while visit and experience shopping in An Dong market, stopping at this street food paradise and blending into the inherent bustle of the street here is such a good choice.
Above is the necessary information about the An Dong market in Ho Chi Minh city. Hopefully, the topic will bring useful information to those who are planning to visit this famous market. If you have the opportunity to travel to Ho Chi Minh city, do not forget to take the time to explore the interesting things in An Dong piazza as well as the An Duong Vuong street area.
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