1. About Ho Thi Ky flower market
Hidden in the alleys of District 10, Ho Thi Ky is located on the same street as its name. The market was established in 1987 and still upholds the characteristic of the old Saigon.
Over the past 30 years, the Ho Thi Ky flower market has become the largest concentration and distribution of flowers for the entire Saigon and the Southern region.
Wandering around this flower market, you can see the bustling trading scenes. Several vendors have colorful bouquets, varying in different types and colors.
The market imports and sells many popular flowers such as mimosa, rose, orchid, chrysanthemum, sunflower, lotus. The flowers are mainly from Dalat, Mekong Delta, and other countries.
2. How to get to Ho Thi Ky flower market
Ho Thi Ky market is located about 4 km from the city center. You can get to this market from the Ben Thanh market by motorbikes, taxis, or bus.
We recommend using Grab when traveling to Vietnam, as you can book your private transfer easily without hassle. If you get to the market from the city center by taxi/grab, the cost is around 50,000 VND.
For buses, you can take bus number 2 to get here. The ticket fare is 6000 VND.
3. Best time to visit Ho Thi Ky flower market
The market is open all day, but the most crowded and bustling time is midnight to 3 am.
Especially at dawn, the market is busy with flocks of people buying and selling, creating eye-catching and exciting images of hustle sellers at the beginning of a new day.
The flower market is still active at night, but few passersby will be an excellent time for you to visit and explore it.
4. What to eat in Ho Thi Ky market
Nearby Ho Thi Ky market is the bustling Cambodian market – a food paradise.
Try Che Co Co, a stall that sells delicious Cambodian sweet desserts. Address: 51 / 21 Ho Thi Ky; Price: 10,000 – 30,000 VND; Opening: 7:00 PM – 7:00 PM.
Read more: Saigon street food.