What do you need to know when going to Danang markets?

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Most visitors going on Danang local tours tell us that they are impressed by the markets here. Danang markets are well-known for their product diversity and reasonable prices. If you are going to Danang market, here are some useful tips for you.

Danang markets that you should go

When going to any local destinations, we always want to  enjoy the best things there. Many people say that if you go on Vietnam tours, never miss Danang and when you visit Danang, never forget the markets.

Danang has many amazing local markets

Danang has many amazing local markets. Source: Dranahotel

Con market

Con market is one of the biggest Danang markets. Located at the center of the Hai Chau district, Con market has over 2000 small stores which offer a tremendous selection of products. Visitors can find nearly everything they need here, including the small stuff, clothes, shoes, electrical appliances, drinks,…

In front of this Danang market gate, there are many “ganh hang rong”. They are very small places where people make many delicious foods for your enjoyment

During your visit to Vietnam and when you take a guided  Vietnam tour, you will see many “ganh hang rong” all around this beautiful country. “Hang rong” is thought of as a small business. It is simple to start this kind of business, if you are good at creating something then offering it for sale.

Con market

Remember to try foods at “ganh hang rong”. Source: Khi nghip

Han market

If you stay at a hotel near the city center,  go to the Han market. Han market has two floors with a total area of 28.000 square metres. More than 576 stores and 36 kiots make Han market the most diverse and bustling shopping place in the city. Han market is said to be the must-do Danang market. It is one of the most popular of the Vietnam tours that  foreign visitors go on.

Han market and Con market are the best and well-known markets in Danang. There are many bustling markets that you can consider: Hoa Khanh, Hoa Cuong, Bac My An, Dong Da, Moi, Tan Chinh, Mai Tho Quang, Ha Than.

Things to remember when going to Danang markets

Visitors can see many markets across this beautiful country. The first time going to a Danang market may make visitors, feel slightly overwhelmed.

How to go to markets?

Since you are new to Danang you and you are not familiar with  Danang markets, the simplest way is to get there is by taking a taxi. The fare to travel around the inner city is not more than 8 USD. Some of the popular taxi companies are: Tien Sa Da taxi, Mai Linh taxi, Song Han taxi, Hai Van taxi, Huong Lua taxi,... You may also rent a motorbike, this will increase your freedom to explore the heart of Danang.  Your enjoyment will multiplied many times over during your Danang  tours, discovering  the best food and shopping paradises.

Buying  products with listed prices

It is important that you remember,  in markets here but also all the markets in your Vietnam tours. There are many stores in each Danang market which offer the same types of products. The board of market management always inspects stores and insures the sellers  list the price for each item. However, you will find some prices still not listed.

Some stores take advantage of consumers by putting the prices up. By not paying  attention, you may purchase the same product at a lot higher price. Remember to bargain before making any purchasing decisions. You can start by asking the sellers to reduce the price by 20%.  Be careful and smart when buying!

Han market and Con market

Han market and Con market are the best places to look for specialties.


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Bargain is necessary

A more complicated thing is that in Danang markets and even all the markets in Vietnam, there are many grades or levels of quality for the same products. For instance, dried squid, there are grade 1, grade 2, grade 3 and grade 4. They seem similar but are different in quality. The lowest price does not always mean the lowest quality. Purchasing the cheapest product may not produce the end result desired. If you are not on a Danang market tour where the tour guide can help you make a good choice, enlisting the aid of a local citizen who is familiar with the product  to help is recommended.

Danang specialties are offered at most markets. You should go to the big ones like Han, Con, Hoa Khanh,...for specialties like mam, dried seafood, nem tre, beef sausage. If you are a food lover, Bac My An will be your must-go-to market with many foods offered at a reasonable prices.

Danang markets are definitely an amazing part of the Danang local tours. However, to best enjoy the shopping experiences here, there are critical things you must remember.

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