Phan Thiet is “hot” place in Vietnam for young travelers where you can enjoy a lot of interesting activities, fresh seafood and wild beauty of nature. Therefore, buying some seafood as a gift for a family is the most important things with tourists, so you can buy them at the local market. The post will tell you the most famous markets in Phan Thiet.
1 Phan Thiet market
Some people told that exploring local market is the best way to learn about culture and lifestyle of local people. It is right to think if you visit Phan Thiet market where you can understand unique and interesting people living in coastal. Phan Thiet market has sold a lot of fresh seafood including frozen squid, dried squid, and sunny cuttlefish. Therefore, if you want to buy seafood as a gift, you should buy a bit dried seafood which will easy to take.
If you have time to travel to the market, you have a chance to enjoy famous dishes in there such as wet cake, bread soup, crab vermicelli, rice, and fried fish cakes. Especially, seafood in Phan Thiet Market is not only fresh but also quite cheap. In addition, the place also the ideal destination for eating devotees because there are many attractive dishes in night such as tea, pasta or bread and so on.
2 Ham Tien market and Mui Ne market
Ham Tien market and Mui Ne market which are pretty small markets located on Huynh Thuc Khang Street. The main goods in 2 markets are fresh and dried seafood as well as vegetables. Local foods in those markets are quite cheap and abundant, but you should try to enjoy some famous foods like raw fish salad, perch, fish transparent, fish cakes, flatbread, pancakes, and pork heart. However, you should not forget bargain there or travel with a local.
Surroundings have street foods and place for night eating, but the markets almost open in the morning and the night for eating. Therefore if you want to buy seafood or sightseeing, you should visit the market in the morning or the noon.
3 Mui Ne fishing village
The village suited along 1km coastal line. The beach in there especially wind ceased yen year-round waves, an ideal location for sheltering vessels. Therefore, if you visit the village in the early morning, you will have a chance to admire trade busiest scenes of fishermen returning from the sea trip in the night.
Besides experience the life of fishing of fishermen, you can choose for themselves the fresh seafood such as squid, fish, shrimp, crab, crab, snail and etc. you can ask people on-site processing. The price of seafood always extremely soft prices than buyers in the market, where fresh seafood even further.
If you have more time, you should visit inside of the village to learn the traditional way to make dried fishes, squids, and fish sauce. Besides that, you are also welcomed by sweet coconuts like the friendly smile of local people.