Eat up at the Cambodian market in the middle of District 10, Ho Chi Minh

Cambodian Market Ho Thi Ky HCMC

There is a market nestled inside an alley but contains a lot of unique culture of Cambodian people, that is the Cambodian market Ho Thi Ky. This is a market for Vietnamese-born people who have lived in Cambodia for many years, from the 70s onwards, due to political change in Cambodia, so the people repatriated and set up careers on Saigon land. Cambodian Market Ho Thi Ky appeared with many rustic dishes and began to popularize Cambodian culture in the heart of Saigon.


What's good about the Ho Thi Ky Cambodian market?
Ho Thi Ky Cambodian Market is a small market, located next to Le Hong Phong and Ho Thi Ky Street. This market sells a lot of Cambodian products. Coming to this market, you will enjoy Cambodian specialties such as Bun, Cambodian tea, ba khia, dried fish in Bien Ho (Tonle Sap River), fresh squid, dried squid taken from Cambodia.

many food in Campuchia market
many food in Campuchia market

This market is not big, but the products are very diverse. Especially the dried foods from Cambodia are very plentiful. Inside the market, the most noticeable is the stall of Uncle Tu Xe, a small shop selling dried fish and selling Cambodian numb bo and Thai dishes.

Walking around the Cambodian market, you will meet a few people who exchange each other in Cambodian. They may be original Cambodians, but they also came to Vietnam to live and naturalize since the 70s.

Ho Thi Ky flower market
Walking around the Cambodian market, you will find Ho Thi Ky Street, located right next to Le Hong Phong Street. If the Cambodian market is mainly food, the Ho Thi Ky flower market is as its name suggests, selling a variety of flowers from all parts of the country. However, according to the exchange with the local people, flowers in Ho Thi Ky were mainly imported from Da Lat and very few other areas.

Many flower in ho thi ky street
Many flower in ho thi ky street

Flowers in Ho Thi Ky are very fresh, including roses, hydrangeas, sunflowers, lotus flowers … Whether on weekdays or holidays, if tourists walk quickly to Ho Thi Ky market, they will see bouquets of flowers. Being displayed everywhere, they create a great culture for a small neighborhood.

Cambodian market address Le Hong Phong
To go to Cambodia market, you can move to Le Hong Phong Street, District 10, HCMC. There is a small alley that moves into the market. Because Le Hong Phong Street is quite short, just move along Le Hong Phong Street to see the Cambodian market located in the heart of Saigon.

Along with Ho Thi Ky market located on Ho Thi Ky Street, Cambodia Le Hong Phong market has created a diverse culture for Saigonese, making diners want to explore Saigon more than ever.

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