Dam Market in Nha Trang
Dam Market in Nha Trang is the central market of the coastal city of Nha Trang which possesses a beautiful and unique architectural work. This is the largest market and also the commercial symbol of this coastal city. This is not only a shopping mall but also a tourist attraction.
Dam Market was officially built in 1972 on an old swamp. The name “Dam market” was also born since then. This is the largest market in Nha Trang which is located in the heart of the city. The market is also a beautiful structure. The main house of the market consists of 2 floors, built in a circle, with a V-shaped roof, representing the lotus. It mainly sells fashion items, for example clothes, shoes, bags, watches and some household goods. In the middle of the market, there is a floor specializing in selling souvenir products, handicrafts such as pictures, shells, snails, etc. This place is sought by many international tourists.
Domestic tourists to here often buy all kinds of dried seafood or spring rolls. Products sold at the arc outside the main market are very diverse including dried shrimp, pickled squid, seaweed to dried seahorses, sea cucumbers, fish fin, etc. However, when shopping here, visitors should carefully check the quality to buy the most satisfactory product.
On these days, when Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa is in the peak season for international visitors, the shopping atmosphere at Dam market is very busy. The market welcomes a lot of foreign visitors, especially when an international cruise ship arrives at Nha Trang port. The vendors at Dam market are used to welcoming tourists. They also equip themselves with a decent foreign language to communicate with visitors.
Recently, with the efforts of the authorities and the management board of the market, the problem of storks and dragging customers in Dam market has almost disappeared. It has become a more beautiful sightseeing and shopping destination in the hearts of visitors.