Cho Hom Market – one of Hanoi’s most crowded markets
Last Update: 24th October 2020
Well-known for various types of its fabrics with high quality in Hanoi, Cho Hom Market offers not only fresh vegetables and fruit but also household appliances to locals and tourists to purchase from.
Cho Hom Market Fast Facts
- Name: Cho Hom Market
- Location: No.79 Hue Street, Hai Ba Trung district, Hanoi
- Things to do there: Photography, Food, Fabric, Handicrafts
- Who visits: Photographers, Shopping Lovers
- Time required: 1 x Hour
What to expect at the Cho Hom Market
Famous as Doc Hang Gao in Hanoi, Cho Hom Market is dotted with tens of fabric stores. They sell different types of fabrics with beautiful patterns on. You’ll find silk, cotton, wool, cotton linen, and other types of cloth there. In addition, some stores also provide ready-to-wear clothes and accessories, including ties, shoes, etc. The fabrics and clothes are sold at different levels of price based on the design and the materials. Talk with one of the fabric store owners and you may be surprised that some of the high-quality and beautiful fabrics are imported from Guangzhou and Shanghai.
You’ll find fresh vegetables, meat, fruit, instant food, clothes and accessories on the first floor. If you want to get the high-quality fabrics, it is recommended that you explore the second floor which is especially designed for fabrics. Some of the vendors can speak a little English. Thus, if you would like to visit the market, it is suggested that you have a Vietnamese person or those who are good at speaking Vietnamese accompany you at the market. Please remember to bargain for the goods you are interested to buy.
Best time to visit the Cho Hom Market
The best time to visit Cho Hom Market is in the morning.
You could visit the market around the year.
How to get to the Cho Hom Market
Unfortunately, there is no direct bus to the market. Thus, you have to rent a vehicle to the place.
Additional Cho Hom Market Travel Advice
- Opening hours: 06:00 – 18:00
- Visitors can explore the market for free.
- Please take care of your valuables at the market.
- Please remember to bargain with the vendors for the items.