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Sapa market is for markets lovers . It is located at a walking distance from Sapa Town Square... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
saul g
Tel Aviv, Israel
Not very interesting but escape from the rain

We walked 20 minutes to the Sa Pa market. Masses of stalls selling traditional costumes and... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Ethnic handicrafts from local minority women.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Dien Bien Phu Road, Sapa, Vietnam
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

Sapa market is for markets lovers . It is located at a walking distance from Sapa Town Square (Under a mile) . The indoor , two floors , modern building market , is really an everything market : Fresh and dried local produce like meat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank saul g
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We walked 20 minutes to the Sa Pa market. Masses of stalls selling traditional costumes and embroidered items. Very few shoppers and many women in traditional dress, many working sewing machines. A 100 m walk down one of the streets in the town is more...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank mariaben64
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Was filling in time and wandered around the 2 levels of this place. Packed with everything from clothes;shoes;produce etc. Stumbled across the local cafe at the rear and must say was the freshest and tastiest lunch of our trip. Pho and fresh rice paper rolls...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank suellens2015
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Don't bother going. It's the worst market we've seen in Vietnam. No atmosphere whatsoever. Inside the market hall most stalls were closed and the few that were open were selling the generic Chinese plastic toys and souvenirs. Outside are few people selling meat and veggies...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tipip
Reviewed 8 September 2018

If you’re looking to take home some hand-embroidered textiles, go up the 2nd floor and to the back you’ll find some Hmong women selling mounds of pretty things. Heard they inflate prices especially for tourists so don’t be scared to haggle and walk away when...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Izi_IceCream
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The market is small and the locals sells just a few things there so it is just a place to have a walk and see, we purchased nothing, just some fruits to bring back to our hotel ;-)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Asingle-Room
Reviewed 20 July 2018

not great at all, better to go to markets in all other towns, on in the town center. Disappointing for all the family.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AnnieJ72
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

It’s located only 600m from the sapa center park next to the bus station you also can found viet bank to exchange your currency with good bargain of rate than any other place for 1 $ = 22.700 dong. There you can find natural herbs...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lidyamelia
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Nothing really fantastic about the market. Most of the stalls are selling the same stuff. If you go up to the 2nd floor, will see a group of H'mong ladies sewing and selling their ethnic fabrics products.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ChrisTina J
Reviewed 18 May 2018

i travel to Sapa with my friends and go to some local market in Sapa like Bac Ha market, Can cau market and so on. All is colorful and nice

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank NurAinx
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hi my friend, im a local guide in sa pa, call me Mr tee please, and i will be albe to booking the room for your family and organize the tour for you also, please contact to me then we can discuss more clearly. Best regard... More
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