1. Overview of Dalat Night Market

Da Lat is a city in Lam Dong province located at an altitude of over 1500m above sea level, so it has a mild climate all year round. During the day, Dalat has many beautiful scenes. The night is no less special, especially at the Da Lat Night Market.

Da Lat Night Market, also known as Am Phu Market, is one of the outstanding tourist attractions of the mountain town and also a unique cultural feature of the city, attracting thousands of tourists. visit schedule each year.

This Dalat market is considered the largest commercial center in the city, with thousands of flowers. Da Lat night market is also the most fun evening in Da Lat today. Here, you can freely walk, shop, and eat as much as you like. In addition, Da Lat Night Market also sells a variety of different specialties. You can choose to buy them as gifts for family and friends.

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2. Which street is Da Lat night market? What time is it open?

Dalat Night Market is located right in the center of Da Lat city. The gate to the market is at 4 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Ward 1, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province.

Opening times are from 5:00 p.m to 4:00 a.m or 5:00 a.m the next morning, depending on the time, peaking at 7:00 p.m. However, on Saturday and Sunday, this market will have a walking street, so visitors are comfortable going sightseeing, shopping, eating, and checking in.

3. How to move to Dalat night market?

Da Lat Night Market is located right in the center, so it is very convenient for tourists to move around.

Around the market, there are many hotels and motels, if you choose to stay here, it’s easy to walk to Da Lat night market. Those who choose to rent a homestay in Da Lat far from the center, can rent a means of transportation to the center of Da Lat, such as motorbikes, taxis, or bus tours to Dalat. The price of motorbike rental in Da Lat is not too expensive, ranging from 4.3 USD – 6.4 USD / day.

4. What does Dalat Night Market sell?

Da Lat night market is not just a market for eating and playing. This place sells a variety of items, from clothes, shoes, and woolen goods to specialty products, for visitors to enjoy or as gifts for loved ones. Here are some items for sale at the market:

4.1. Da Lat speciality

4.1.1. Agricultural products and fresh fruits

Da Lat is also known as a large agricultural production center. Mainly cold-climate agricultural products. The most famous are the clean vegetables in Da Lat, such as cauliflower, cabbage, chayote, bell peppers, etc. Fruits include grapes, avocado, persimmon, and many other green vegetables. Strawberry price: from 2 USD to 6 USD/kg, depending on the time.

4.1.2. Jam, tea and dried fruit

Coming to Da Lat, you can’t miss jam, tea, coffee, and dried fruit. As a city in the Central Highlands, coffee is also a specialty of Da Lat. Especially Moka Cau Dat coffee. 

When it comes to dried fruit, it is very diverse, such as dried custard apple, dried carrot, dried jackfruit, dried sweet potato, etc. About jams with strawberry jam, flexible pink jam, plum jam, apricot jam, etc. Some typical teas, such as artichoke tea, rose tea, green tea, etc. Price: 2 USD–8 USD/kg, depending on the type you buy.

4.1.3. Wool clothing

Most of the woolen products at Am Phu market are handmade by local people, with many beautiful designs suitable for all ages. You can choose to buy sweaters, woolen hats, wool scarves, socks, woolen gloves, etc. at a reasonable price and quality. Prices range from 0.8 USD to 12.8 USD, depending on the product.


4.1.4. Souvenir

Some souvenirs of Da Lat night market, such as fire pen paintings and wood carving paintings, are created by artisans, so they are very beautiful and unique.

Da Lat silk, which is taken from silkworms raised on the Lam Vien plateau, is soft silk with rich designs and affordable prices.

Dalat wine, made from berries, grapes, and some fruits, is grown a lot in Da Lat.

4.2. Cuisine at Da Lat Night Market

4.2.1. Baked rice paper

Da Lat grilled rice paper is known as “Vietnam’s pizza”, Grilled rice paper made from chicken eggs is covered with minced meat, dried shrimp, dried beef, and full spices and grilled on charcoal. The selling price usually ranges from 0.6 USD to 0.8 USD per piece.

4.2.2. Miss Huyen’s avocado ice cream

If you are a fan of Da Lat Butter Ice Cream, you will definitely remember the Co Huyen restaurant located in Da Lat Market. She has been selling this item for 42 years now, enough time to make people remember it forever. For many people, this is childhood; even if they go far away, when they return, they must visit the shop once to feel the taste of the years. Her shop is popular and located in the middle of the market, so it is a bit difficult to find. Price: 0.6 USD/cup

Baked sweet potato, grilled corn, and grilled egg

On cold days in Da Lat, enjoying baked potatoes, corn, or grilled chicken eggs will be wonderful. At the top of Da Lat night market, visitors will encounter loads of goods grilled on a fiery red coal fire, cooked, and eaten immediately.

4.2.3. Fruit shakes 

The famous fresh fruit shake in Da Lat with strawberries and mango is shaken with salt, chili, and sugar. You can buy small cups for 0.6 USD and large cups for about 0.8 USD or more.

4.2.4. Small snails and grilled skewers 

Roadside snail shops sell all kinds of snails, clams, scallops, etc., which are grilled or steamed directly on the charcoal stove at the restaurant. Eating them together with a cup of hot ginger tea is extremely delicious.

At night, Dalat is quite cold, so the hot grilled skewers will be very attractive to visitors. The price of the skewers will range from 0.2 USD to 0.6 USD depending on the type; you can choose chicken, beef, vegetables, seafood, etc.

4.2.5. Pandan tube cake

The cake is baked in small stainless steel tubes and looks like some ice cream, with the cake filling made from glutinous rice, coconut milk, coconut, and pandan leaves wrapped with a thin layer of rice paper, making the green color very eye-catching. The cake has a fatty and greasy taste, so it is very attractive to customers.

4.2.6. Soy milk, cakes 

In Da Lat, you will see a lot of shops selling cakes with hot bean milk. When entering this unique market, visitors will immediately encounter the stalls selling soy milk with crowded customers. For a long time, enjoying a cup of warm, delicious soy milk and eating cakes has been an activity enjoyed by many tourists. Price of 1 cup of milk 0.4 USD–0.6 USD/cup.

4.3. Some famous destinations near Da Lat night market

4.3.1. Xuan Huong Lake

Xuan Huong Lake is located in the center of Dalat city, 100 m from Dalat night market. Xuan Huong Lake is an artificial lake shaped like a crescent moon and has a surface area of up to 25 ha. Xuan Huong Lake is likened to the heart of Da Lat city. This is a favorite place for tourists when coming to Da Lat. You can walk around the lake or rent a horse-drawn carriage to visit the city.

4.3.2. Lam Vien Square

Lam Vien Square is located opposite the beautiful Xuan Huong Lake. Lam Vien Square, the new symbol of Da Lat city, was built in 2016 and put into use with a large space of up to 7 hectares, which is extremely cool and has unique architecture. It is the place where most of the city’s community activities take place. Da Lat, coming here, you can freely take pictures and check in with beautiful corners next to unique architectural works.

4.3.3. Bao Dai Palace 1

Coming to Bao Dai Palace 1, you will admire the luxurious villa and the ecstatic beauty of this last king. Bao Dai Palace 1 is located on a hill more than 1500m high with majestic natural scenery surrounded by immense pine forests, which is definitely a great attraction for you to explore.

  • Address: 01 Tran Quang Dieu Street, Ward 10, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province
  • Open: 7:00 am – 19:00 p.m.
  • Price: adult: 2 USD/person. Children: 1 USD/person.
  • Tel: (+84) 933 709 177
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5. Some things to note when coming to Da Lat night market

Ask the price before shopping. Remember to ask the price carefully before choosing an item, especially clothes and souvenirs.

Be careful with money, jewelry, and phones because Da Lat night market is very crowded and sometimes there is jostling and pickpocketing.

Check the product before payment: You should check the product before paying to avoid swapping or buying the wrong expired product.

The weather here is usually cold all year round; the temperature only fluctuates around 20 degrees, so remember to always bring warm clothes.

Bring an umbrella or a raincoat in case of sudden Dalat rains.

Price when parking: Parking lots in Da Lat have many different prices from 0.2 USD – 0.8 USD, so please note to ask for the price before sending.

6. Conclusion

Above is information related to Da Lat night market that Metta Voyage shared to help you have a great trip. Do not forget to combine and refer to many other places and services when traveling to Da Lat!

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