The unique "backward" market in Sa Phin Commune, Ha Giang Province

Wednesday, 2021-10-06 17:54:30
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The new market has just moved right next to National Highway 4C.
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NDO – Coming to Ha Giang Province, visitors can not only admire the wonderful scenery but also join unique backward markets in the northern mountainous area.

As one of four unique backward markets in the border region, Sa Phin market takes place once every 6 days. Next week's market is held one day later than the previous week's session. The backward market is located next to the National Highway 4C in Sa Phin Commune, Dong Van District, 140 km from Ha Giang City.

Sa Phin market is used not only for the trade and exchange of goods but is also a destination for locals to meet and share their thoughts and emotions following their time in the fields.

Stalls selling traditional clothes.

A local woman joining the market

Diverse products available for daily life are displayed at the market.

The locals enjoying breakfast at the weekly market.

The backward market is part of the local upland people’s culture.

KHIEU MINH