Situated on Thap Muoi Street in District 6, Binh Tay Market is a must-see attraction in Ho Chi Minh City. It features a typical Chinese elegant and beautiful structure dating from 1826. Its beautiful facade has made its fame. The distinctive reddish-brown roof tiles, and the yellow colored central clock tower makes one of the most attractive and photographic markets in Saigon.
The market is so heavily stocked with goods, and a lot of the trade that goes on there is wholesale. Vietnamese vendors who have their stalls opened in other markets will buy their goods in bulk at Binh Tay Market, and then transport them to their own market to resell. Also, many of the stall keepers are Chinese, this being a predominantly Chinese part of the city. You can find a mass of stuffs made in China such as medicinal herbs, toys, sweets, and other items.