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HCM City’s District 4 to set up night market
VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities in HCM City’s District 4 want to set up a night market in Ward 12 and have sought permission for it from the city People’s Committee.
Nha Rong Wharf in HCM City’s District 1. District 4 plans to set up a night market along the Tau Hu - Ben Nghe Canal not far from the wharf. – Photo nguoiduatin.vn
The 3,000sq.m night market will stretch from Khanh Hoi Bridge to Calmette Bridge along the Tau Hu - Ben Nghe Canal.
It will be 300m long.
It will have more than 100 shops selling souvenirs, street foods and speciality goods besides cafes and famous restaurants.
It is likely to function from 4pm to 2am.
There will be places for parking, an art area, tourist services, product promotion, an information centre and community activities.
When the market is up and running, it will form a tourism ‘chain’ along with the Nguyen Hue walking street, Bitexco Tower, Nha Rong Wharf, and Cau Mong historic architecture.
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