My Quang Noodles at Nguyen Tri Phuong Market

Top 5 Markets in Da Nang with Delicious Food for Honeymooners

20 June, 2017
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Da Nang, the most worth living city in Vietnam, is one of the best honeymoon destinations in Vietnam, with numerous highlights to point out. Besides the amazing attractions of Ba Na Hill, Marble Mountains, My Khe Beach, Son Tra Peninsula, etc., this top city owns the unique local markets which are famous for food, culture, and scenery. While Con Market is noted for afternoon snacks, Nguyen Tri Phuong Market has many delicious breakfast choices, Hoa Khanh Night Market is packed with students who like good food at reasonable prices, etc. The local markets in Da Nang are the touristy venues for an exciting honeymoon to Da Nang City.

Exciting Da Nang Honeymoon with the Best Local Markets

#1: Con Market (Chợ Cồn)

Pha Lau at Con Market
Pha Lau at Con Market

Located on Ong Ich Khiem Street, Con Market is a snack paradise in Da Nang, with a variety of eateries for breakfast, lunch, and supper. The market is most crowded during sundown. Here you find dozens of iconic dishes such as Quang noodle, snail, flour steamed cake, boiled pork served with rice paper, etc. Lots of street vendors, food carts, and roadside eateries welcome every couple to treat each other with the mouth-watering and happy mealtime. For the honeymooners who want to discover Da Nang Cuisine, a short trip around Con Market is joyful indeed.

#2: Han Market (Chợ Hàn)

Bun Mam at Han Market
Bun Mam at Han Market

The couples often come to Han Market to buy various kinds of fabric, footwear, souvenirs, and also the local food. The favorite dishes in this market should be noodle with beef sausage, sweet soup, fresh seafood, fruit, and some other specialties of the Central region. Together with your life mate, explore this market and join the dynamic atmosphere. It’s taken for granted that you both can have the full stomachs and lots of funny stories to tell. Of course, the market sceneries are photogenic, leaving you with hundreds of the cool photos.

#3: Nguyen Tri Phuong Market (Chợ Nguyễn Tri Phương)

My Quang Noodles at Nguyen Tri Phuong Market
My Quang Noodles at Nguyen Tri Phuong Market

This venue is mainly packed with the tourists and locals in the morning because the breakfast dishes are served quickly and tastily. It’s easy to find the bustling eateries of “Phở,” Quang noodle, beef stew, fish sausage noodle soup, etc., which are sold out around 9 AM. Hence, if possible, take your husband/wife there early so that you both enjoy the yummy breakfast and start the day positively.

#4: Dong Da Market (Chợ Đống Đa)

Snails stir-fried with chili and lemongrass
Snails stir-fried with chili and lemongrass

Also selling a variety of food but Dong Da Market is most mentioned for the seafood due to the close position to the sea. Remarkably, the snails stir-fried with chili and lemongrass become the top-sold item. The greasy and succulent snails can enchant some gourmets while the jackfruit salad is famous for the sweet, spicy and savory taste combined with the crispy pork skin, delectable peanut, fried shallots, herbs, etc. If you stop by this market, make sure you try both the snail dishes and the jackfruit salad. Besides, the market landscapes are the authentic settings for you to learn the local culture, culinary art, customs, vibe, etc.

#5: Hoa Khanh Night Market (Chợ Hòa Khánh)

Dried beef salad at Hoa Khanh Night Market
Dried beef salad at Hoa Khanh Night Market

Formerly, this night market is established to serve the local students. But now, it becomes the tourist shelter for the vacationers to find the great food at the reasonable prices for the authentic nightlife in Da Nang. You can find almost every Vietnamese snack in this market such as the grilled pieces, dried beef salad, quail egg stir-fried with tamarind sauce, grilled pancake, smoothie, sweet soup, etc. It can be an interesting experience when some local students chat with you both to practice their English, and surely, they are happy to help you take some nicely sweet pictures there.

Sunrise Sightseeing in Da Nang Fishing Market

Make your Da Nang Honeymoon highly memorable by getting up early to view the marvelous sunrise over the local fishing market. The sunrise view deserves your efforts to leave the beds at dawn. The fishing markets along the sea, in Hoang Sa Street, is often dotted with some enthusiastic photographers and couples who prepare their cameras to capture the beautiful dawn scenery when the sun rises after the Lady Buddha statue located at Linh Ung Pagoda on Son Tra Peninsula at the far-off view. Furthermore, take your chances to buy the fresh seafood in this market from the friendly fishermen who gather there in the very early morning. The sunrise is also the time when flocks of ships come back from the far sea.

If your sweetheart loves seafood, this is the valuable opportunity to treat her/him with the full tables of seafood dishes, from shrimp to crab, snail, and fish. Besides trading, this fishing market is where the local people come to chat with each other, share daily stories, ask after the fishermen’s business, etc. It is the ideal venue giving you the real feeling about the simple lifestyle of the local people who live on fishing. Notice that this market is only active around two hours. Then, the area becomes quiet when the locals return home with their bamboo carts.

Standing in front of the massive and magical seascape, people feel they are just the small parts of this boundless world. And, the view of the far-off Lady Buddha status from this position makes you feel peaceful and calm from the bottom of the heart. At such serene atmosphere, cherish your love and hold the mate’s hand tightly. It’s not strange when you feel that you even love him/her more than ever. The tranquil and dramatic seascape drives stress and anxiety to vanish.

Specialties to Buy When You Come Back from Da Nang Honeymoon Tours

Before you leave Da Nang honeymoon destination, buy some symbolic specialties for family members, friends, and coworkers who give you lots of good blessings for your marriage life. Here are the top 5 things to buy in Da Nang.

  1. Beef sausage
  2. Dried beef and dried deer
  3. My Khe seaweed.
  4. Nam O fish sauce.
  5. Cam Le sesame cake

Begin a sweet marriage life with an excitingly happy honeymoon in Da Nang!

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