Lung Khau Nhin Market

Lung Khau Nhin Market has meeting on Thursday of every week. It is one of the famous ancient markets of Lao Cai province.

Lung Khau Nhin Market

Lung Khau Nhin Market

The main road that runs through the market, people sell fruit and vegetables, pots and personal items. From the main road turn to market is place that people sell dresses, brocade and blankets… After that, visitors come to sell livestock such as: pigs, chickens, dogs and cats… Walk from section to sections, corner to corners, seeing and smelling of different local products such as spices; vegetable; farming tools; handicraft; and even medicinal herb…, meeting smiling peoples every where. The people who sell goods come from all ethnic H’Mong, Nung, Man, Kinh… but the number of people can not speak mandarin fluently.

Lung Khau Nhin Market is a small market hiding itself amongst the mountains and forests of the far north Vietnam. Although not being so big or famous among visitors as Coc Ly and Can Cau, Lung Khau Nhin market, be side a normal shopping place, play an important role to spiritual life of local ethnic peoples Flower H’mong, Black Zao, Zay, and especially to those who come from very small ethnic groups such as Pa Zi, Tou Zi, Tou Lao who live in small and isolated villages around this corner of the country, come for meeting, socializing… From Lao Cai: 65Km and takes nearly 2 hours by road; From Sapa: 102km and takes about 3 hours by road.

Arrive in Lung Khau Nhin at about 09.30 am, right at the crowded time of the market. Although this market is ethnic local people, and products are sole to be not popular with foreigners, but if you are the person who the first time visit here, you should buy something as your souvenirs to your friends when you come back home, I believe that they are very specially.

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