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Dong Ba Market, Hue

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At Dong Ba Market buy specialties from locals, affordable clothes, and souvenirs. The market mostly sells fresh vegetables, fruits, meat, and seafood. If buying to make a dish by yourself, don’t forget the spices characteristic to this culture. However, you can try delicious prepared food at the food stalls. In addition to food, you can buy house items, clothes, footwear, and jewelry. Here, vendors sell traditional souvenirs, such as conical hats with lines of poems on them. When buying, always bargain to get the best price, as it is expected from you. Put Dong Ba Market and other Hue attractions into our Hue trip itinerary maker tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Dong Ba is on the tourist must-do list for Hue, but I would offer the following caveat. Most of the markets you'll see on the tourist route in SE Asia actually cater to tourists. They're relatively...  more »
  • Do not visit Dong Ba Market, especially if you are a woman traveling alone. I made the mistake of walking into the place and meeting a man who said he had a shop with high quality shirts. After I...  more »
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  • We had really nice local food here, the fish cake made with the leafs was surprising me! The noodles without soup one was delicious too! All good, all unforgettable.
  • Quite a good market. Worth the walk over the river. There are some genuine deals to be had. Bought some good esspresso cups. But do be prepared to barter and then walk to get a fair price. You can get a good exchange rate at most of the gold stalls. Just check it first. They will give u a rate and then when u say yes they will take their commission. I do not have a problem paying commission I just like to know what it is before I say yes.

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