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Mekong River waterfront, Sa Dec, Vietnam
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

This was a wonderful experience. We left the boat that we were on to visit this market and it was well worth it. It is not sanitized for the tourists but is a proper working environment selling all the things that would be required to...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

I've been in this market many times over a 10 year period. Anything you want to eat can be had here. Fresh or cooked. While it's not my favorite, it is very representative of a Mekong Market. Vegetables and fresh fish is excellent. Busy area...More

Thank travelswithjh
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

The market is vibrant and stretches for many kilometres. All kinds of fresh and live fish, eels, prawns, vegetables, exotic fruits. Many varieties of rice. Hundreds of people doing there daily shopping, you have to dodge all the mopeds. Extremely interesting and provides a great...More

1  Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed March 21, 2018

This is a good local experience. You get a glimpse of their daily life as they shop for meats, fish, produce and flowers. I was not too thrilled about the snakes and skinned field rats.

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Reviewed February 25, 2018

I saw this place as part of a river cruise. Some of it was really eye opening to see how the locals shop for clothing and things to cook and eat. We did not buy anything here, just walked around with our guide.

Thank newflyer
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

My wife's family live just down the street. They buy everything fresh here for every meal. No shortage of selection here. It goes deeper into town and not just the riverside space. If you need to drink it or eat it you'll find it and...More

Thank FoodHound1
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Clean colourful delightful variety of every day local fresh produce. Lovely little market along Sa Dec's river front

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

I like markets and looking at what strange things you may encounter and this one has it all. Some items may have you guessing and when you find out, your stomach may churn, but the experience is always fun. People are friendly however the toilets...More

1  Thank Xanerin
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

This market is by locals for locals. No tourist trinkets and trash. Lots of different fresh vegetables and all kinds of local meats including rats, eels and live frogs. Very interesting.

1  Thank giffenk
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

One of the more interesting markets we saw in Vietnam. Flowers, food, live fish, snakes and frogs. Large.

Thank MarijnHG
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

An interesting local market to explore, friendly merchants and residents, giant aquaculture and farm products. surrounding are Kien An Cung pagoda, Huynh Thuy Le old house, Sadec Night market... all of them make a good waking tour.

Thank tuananhhoang
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sharon s
July 31, 2017|
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Response from Eelco B | Reviewed this property |
For as far as I am aware, no dog meat is traded at the Sa Dec market (or at any similar markets that I've visited). I actually haven't seen dog meat at all during my visit of the Mekong delta. They sell life fish and frogs... More
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George W
May 11, 2016|
Response from Việt Nam G |
you should choose true homestay in sadec and explore cultures withlocal people. Sedec city as Hoi An of mekong delta
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Eszter P
February 13, 2016|
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Response from BloggerLinda | Reviewed this property |
I personally would skip Cai Be. It is nothing like the Sadec market. Except it is floating. There are no tuk tuk's and I saw no cabs. You might could rent a motor bike but you' sure need to know how to use one. I don't... More