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New Cho Lon – Binh Tay Market Before Restoration

New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market

Binh Tay Market built in 1928 by Chinese businessman Guo Dam (Thong Hiep). He built the market and gave it to the city at that time. He only asked to build a few more blocks around the floor and placed statues in the market when he lost.

New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
The market is built according to modern Western techniques at the same time, but the style of architecture in East Asia

The market with many layers of roofs, roofed with tiles create unique architecture, unique in Vietnam market. This also created the airy space for the most crowded market in Saigon today and today.

Binh Tay Market is about 2.5 hectares, has a floor (built in 1992), is the most special market of Saigon when the courtyard sky is widely planted trees in the middle of the market. This is also the place where worshipers built the market – Mr. Guan Dam.

New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
Binh Tay Market was built in 1928 by Mr. Guo Dam from China
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
Quach Dam church built in the center of the market has also been downgraded
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
Binh Tay Market was built by Guo Dam and completely donated to the government at that time. He just set up a few streets around the market. The traces of the streets are not much
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
At the main gate of the market is decorated clock on the four sides of the French architectural direction
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
Currently, the tile roof of the market still retains the inherent beauty of the market since its establishment
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
In 1992, People’s Committee of District 6 has renovated to build another floor in the market, making the market is not as tall as the old but expanded to 748 stalls

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New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
Unique roof architecture of Binh Tay Market
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
Dragon decoration on the roof of the market
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
The pattern, decoration on the roof of the market
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
A ceramic dragon picture is decorated at the gate of the market
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
Statue of Guo Dam in the center of the market
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
Around the shrine of Guo Dam, there are four dragons and four unicorn
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
After 88 years of existence with two repatriations in 1992 and 2006 Binh Tay market has seriously deteriorated
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
Temporary stands are located opposite Binh Tay Market on Thap Muoi Street
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
Binh Tay market viewed from high above from Cao Van Lau street in District 1
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
There are more than 2,300 stalls in the Binh Tay Market, including 1446 stalls in market cages and 912 stalls around marketplaces in Le Tan Ke Street, Phan Van Tho Street and Tran Binh Street
New Cho Lon - Binh Tay Market
From October 27 to November 15, all small traders will have to move out of Binh Tay Market to the makeshift bazaar or seek their own place of business

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