Saigon Tet flower markets and where to find them

With Tet, Vietnam’s biggest holiday of the year, only a week away, many flower markets and flower fairs have been formed across Ho Chi Minh City. There city-level flower markets will be held at Gia Dinh Park in Phu Nhuan District, and Le Van Tam and 23/9 Parks in District 1. Customers buy flowers at a market in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre As a tradition, a grandiose flower display is being held at the Tao Dan Park in District 1 from today, February 10 to 21 with thousands of unique flowers and decorative plants on display.   A man waters his flowers at a market in Ho Chi Minh City.  Photo: Tuoi Tre At the district level, there are 125 locations offering flowers to any interested customers. In District 6, flower shops can be easily found on four streets, 26, Le Tuan Mau, An Duong Vuong, and Hau Giang. A New Year fair is held at the district’s Binh Phu Park with several cultural and entertaining activities organized on a daily basis. In District 8, Binh Dong Quay on Tau Hu Canal is a go-to place for people seeking flowers for the Tet holiday. In District 7, people can purchase flowers by dropping by Tran Xuan Soan Street along the Te Canal, where dozens of boats bringing flowers from the Mekong Delta are docked. On Friday, a sumptuous flower fair officially kicked off in the Phu My Hung residential area in District 7 and will last until February… [Read full story]


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