International Visitors To Ben Thanh Market Increasing 50%

Foreign visitors do the shopping in Ben Thanh market (Photo: SGGP)
On a peak day, Ben Thanh market welcomes more than 450 international visitors for sightseeing and shopping, up 50% - 60% as compared with a normal day

 Around 200-250 tourists book their tours to visit China town (Cho Lon)  in Ho Chi Minh City and do the shopping at Binh Tay market a day, not including a great number of individual tourists.

 “Most visitors come from Japan, Korea and Malaysia. The handicraft such as bamboo, brocade, hand-made pottery and wooden furniture are best selling. Coming next are tea and coffee”, said the management board of Ben Thanh market.

P.A - Translated by Kim Khanh

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