Trying once time to Hoi An night market

Trying once time to Hoi An night market

Hoi An night market is one of the busiest and most bustling night markets in the old town. There are all kinds of specialties, souvenirs or the most typical things of  Hoi An here.

If you have come to Hoi An, you definitely should not miss the opportunity to visit this famous market. Tourists often call it Hoi An night market, which is where most people who go to Hoi An tour have to visit or to go to shopping or to take part in the activities and products bearing local origins.

A corner of Hoi An night market

A corner of Hoi An night market

Infomation about Hoi An night market

1. Hoi An night market address

Hoi An Night Market is located on Nguyen Hoang street which lasts about 300m.

More than 100 stalls were built on the road by local people they use mobile cars to sell raw or well-done foods, to cook or make foods or drinks.

2. Direction to Hoi An night market

There are many ways for you to get to Hoi An night market, you can choose public transportation like buses or catch some taxis, motorbikes to get to Nguyen Hoang street easily and faster.

3. Hoi An night market opening hours

About 5 pm, the trading kiosks along the road to Hoi An market quickly changed the appearance. The atmosphere of  Hoi An night market was bustling. The market opens from 17:00 pm until 11:30 pm. During the day you can visit some stalls or kiosks selling specialties and souvenirs.

>>> See more: Hoi An nightlife – What to expect

Many outdoor activities you can join

1. Ridding paper flower on Hoai river

Ridding paper flower on Hoai river

Ridding paper flower on Hoai river

The paper flowers are made of colorful handmade paper, crafted by extremely skillful craftsmen, in the middle will have a small candle. Each candle is a prayer of health, good fortune, and peace.

Hoi An night market is compared as Venice  - romantic city in Italy because all the lights of the houses and restaurants on both sides have thrown into the Hoai river, creating a romantic and extremely romantic night view of Hoi An.

  • Price range: Boat ticket ~5$/ pax
  • Paper flower ~ 2$/ pax

2.Trying Hoi An night market best food

When Hoi An at night starts to light up, the streetside shops start to "on light", sit in affordable street restaurants, not only to enjoy foods but also to watch all sights of Hoi An city.

Foods like vegetables, meats, fast foods, colorful spices are sold everywhere. You can find countless attractive snacks here but the price is very cheap, such as Hoi An bread, Quang noodles, Cao Lau, ... are the foods you should not ignore.

Hoi An night market best food

Hoi An night market best food

3. Participating in traditional and folk games

Hoi An old town has folk games at the beginning of Nguyen Thai Hoc street or goes to Kazick park to take part in the bustling atmosphere of games such as a roundabout, blindfolded nieu, sing the hut...

In a close and casual space, tourists from all over the world look and laugh together, cheering and joining the game. This is how Hoi An preserves, promotes and introduces international folk games.

Participating in traditional and folk games

Participating in traditional and folk games

4. Trying tea and coffee, checking in coffee shops

After a while walking around the old town, experiencing a very meaningful activity is sitting on a boat slowly dropping the lanterns on the Hoai River, then participating in folk games, you should stop in coffee shops to try tea and coffee.

Mot Hoi An is chosen the most by youth

Mot Hoi An is chosen the most by youth

Coffee shops are the ideal spaces for those who love the quiet, want to slowly enjoy the beauty of Hoi An old town. You can consult some coffee such as: Mot Hoi An, Hoi An roastery, Faifo coffee, Cocobox...

5. Walking along the beach at night

In addition to the old town, you can go to An Bang beach, sit under coconut trees, sit on the white sand to breathe some fresh air, hear the waves of the sea, because about 5 kilometers from Hoi An center, you can rent a motorbike or bicycle to the beach or take a taxi for about 10 minutes to arrive.

At night, An Bang beach is also colorful in the lights, you can enjoy the delicious fresh seafood from the sea.

Walking along the beach at night

Walking along the beach at night

6.    Buying souvenirs

At the night market, you can easily come across souvenir stalls from small to large. These items are all handmade and extremely beautiful. These include wood carvings, embroidery, fire-pen paintings or keychains, wool or wooden animals ...

Many stalls for souvenirs in Hoi An night market

Many stalls for souvenirs in Hoi An night market

Tips when being Hoi An night market

  • The prices of items at the Hoi An night market are relatively reasonable, but you should also ask the price before buying or checking the quality of the items.
  • If you want to take photos with funny stuffed animals you should also ask the price first.
  • Self-preservation of personal property by bringing the necessary small, compact furniture... Avoid contact with strangers or exchange or trade anything if you are unsure about this one
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