Phu Quoc is one of the places to visit in Vietnam, famous for its beautiful beaches and dreamy sunset views. And once the sun goes down, it is time to make your way to one of its popular tourist places – the island’s night markets. These are considered to be among the places to visit in Phu Quoc thanks to its plethora of freshly-caught seafood. From eel to barracuda, mackerel, shellfish and many more, every seafood lover will rejoice in these night markets’ expansive offering of their favorite finds. Planning a Vietnam holiday to the island of Phu Quoc? Make sure to drop by one of its famous night markets for a variety of fresh catch you can indulge in!
Dinh Cau Market
Located near Dinh Cau Temple, behind the Dinh Cau Beach on Vo Thi Street, is one of the most famous places to visit in Phu Quoc – the Dinh Cau Market. It’s a 500-meter long street with various stalls selling just about anything you need on the island – fresh seafood, local craft beer, snacks, and other knickknacks you can bring home as a souvenir. Stalls selling seafood are located right at the entrance while souvenir shops are situated at the opposite side, at the end of the street. This Phu Quoc tourist place is open from 5 pm until midnight, daily, rain or shine so be sure to check it out and include it on your Phu Quoc travel itinerary!
Bach Dang, also known as the Phu Quoc Night Market is located just a couple of streets away to Dinh Cau Market which means you can easily go back and forth between the two. It can get pretty busy at night as crowds of tourists come out to enjoy the island’s offering of fresh seafood but no need to worry about running out of your favorite seafood because there’s a number of stalls that sell the island’s best offerings! Giant fish tanks display the variety of seafood available – take time to choose which ones you like and enjoy a dining experience in Phu Quoc’s local night market.
Duong Dong Market
Phu Quoc’s largest and busiest market is the Duong Dong Market set along Tran Phu Street. It has a wet and dry zone – the wet zone is located close to Duong Dong port where you can see fishing boats dropping off tons of freshly-caught seafood. The dry zone is the place to sample some of Vietnam’s must-try local food. Thanks to its increasing popularity among tourists, there are lots of stalls selling t-shirts, handicrafts and some other locally made items perfect for a souvenir.
Can’t wait to sample the island’s fresh seafood? Start by checking out flight booking offers to Phu Quoc in the Bangkok Airways website. If you’re coming from Thailand’s capital city, you can find a direct flight from Bangkok to the island. You can also learn about other places to visit in Phu Quoc by reading our travel guide here. Meanwhile, find out other Asia destinations Bangkok Airways can fly you to by visiting the Bangkok Airways blog.