Hue Night Market

When mentioning to Hue, many people will think of Huong River, The Imperial Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda, Royal Tombs, Dong Ba Market. However, Hue has a place called Hue Night Market, this is also a quite hot place for young people and tourists. If you’ve come to Hue, you should take some time to visit and find out why this place is special.

Previously, the Walking Street was used to organize all kinds of business items from: clothes, shoes to coffee … But now it was replaced by a row of 11 houses, which were divided into small parts  for business vendors to sell souvenir items, specialties of Hue.

Hue Night Market

(Hue Night Market)


Located in the heart of the city, along the Perfume River and the shimmering Truong Tien Bridge at night, Nguyen Dinh Chieu Walking Street in Hue City is an ideal place for sightseeing, walking around or gathering with your friends after school, hard-working day.

Hue night market opens from 5 pm to 11 pm every day. It attracts a lot of tourists, especially in the Spring because there are a lot of festivals in this season. You will have a chance to walk around, taste delicious local food and enjoy the night life with local people.

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(Hue Night Market)

Things to do at Hue night market

Coming to this market, there are a lot of interesting things that you can do like a people here. You can go alone, with your friends/ family to enjoy the fresh air from Perfume river. In addition, you can taste the Hue street food and  purchase eye-catching souvenir, decorative items. Besides, you also have the opportunity to take part in amazing activities such as becoming a hip hop dancer in street performance area, seeing a royal show and taking a dragon boat trip on the river.

Enjoy delicious local food

There are many Hue local dishes with very cheap prices. Visitors can enjoy all the dishes here with only 100 thousands.  If you want to enjoy Hue specialties, you should eat rustic dishes like Loc cake, Beo cake, mussel rice, banh mi. Especially, visitors can still enjoy Bun Bo Hue from sidewalk stalls to affordable restaurants.

Market in hue

(Hue Night Market)

There are many choices for you when coming here, but sweet soup is suggested as a must-try dish. This is a dessert dish highly appreciated by the people and guests when coming to Hue. Hue sweet soup has many different flavors and colors and it is so interesting that tourists can watch directly a process how people make a break or mango shake. It’s really amazing when you walk around Hue night market and enjoy Hue sweet soup – one of the best Hue food.

Hue Night Market - che hem

(Hue Night Market)

Street performance area

Hue night market is also a place where many young people practice and perform their hobbies, like hip- hop dancing, panting, singing with a lot of instruments. They are quite interesting creating a crowded and bustling place when the night falls.

Hue Night Market

Dragon boat

Dragon boat is one of the most popular means of transportation used for royal families in the past. Nowadays, people turn it into entertainment service to provide the demand of tourists. Sitting on the boat, visitors can enjoy the fresh air and the beautiful view of the two side of the river. Besides, you can hear the Vietnamese traditional folk on the boat.

Hue Night Market - ben toa kham


It’s easy to find high-quality handicrafts and souvenirs for your friends/ family at Hue night market. There are a lot of beautiful souvenirs here such as palm-leaf conical hats, brocade, and traditional clothes. Especially, you can have portraits painted within 30 minutes by the street artists.

Hue Night Market - shopping in hue


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