Markets - commercial centers
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Dong Ba market
Dong Ba market

Address: 13 Tran Hung Dao street, Hue city.

Tel: +842343512653

Constructed in 1899 under Thanh Thai's reign, Dong Ba market is the largest commercial center in Hue city. Located on Huong river bank to the South West of Imperial City, market’s frontage faces Tran Hung Dao street which was formerly called Truong Tien street -  a main street of Hue city.

In fact, Dong Ba market's history dates back to the 19 century under Gia Long's reign. At first, it was located near Dong Ba gate and called Quy Gia (the returner) which refers to the return of Nguyen Dynasty to Phu Xuan (Hue city nowadays). Dong Ba market was destroyed by French in Hue Citadel fall in 1885. King Dong Khanh had it reconstructed in 1887. Then, Thanh Thai king moved Dong Ba market to near Huong river bank.

At the time, Dong Ba market contained 4 flat roof pavilions ordered in square shape. In the middle of Dong Ba market stands a four shaped clock tower stand. Dong Ba market was destroyed in 1968 and 1972. In 1986, it was renovated as today.


An Cuu market:

Address: 89 Hung Vuong street,  Hue city

Tel: +842343845655

An Cuu market is located on An Cuu river bank, at the corner of Phan Dinh Phung and Hung Vuong street. As the market lies on one of the horizontal axes which is perpendicular to Huong river, it was once called Duong Ngang market.

An Cuu market was founded near An Cuu river - An Cuu village, Huong Tra district (today Phu Hoi ward, Hue city) under Minh Mang's reign. Today, it is still a busy market in the South of Hue city.

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As the French army headquarter was located nearby, Dong Ba market was moved to today location.


Ben Ngu market

Address: Phan Boi Chau street, Vinh Ninh ward, Hue city

Ben Ngu market is located by An Cuu river, at the corner of Phan Dinh Phung and Phan Boi Chau street. This location formerly belongs to Tay Huong hamlet, Duong Xuan Ha village (Vinh Ninh ward today). 

By 1975, there was a temple where placed a god stele in Tay Huong hamlet. The temple was destroyed and the god stele was taken home by a local living nearby.


Tay Loc market

Address: 8 Nguyen Trai street, Tay Loc ward, Hue city

Located in Hue Citadel, Tay Loc market was once known as Phu Xuan market.


Truong Tien Plaza

Address: 6 Tran Hung Dao street

Phong Phu Plaza

Address: Ba Trieu Hung Vuong planning area
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