The morning bustle of Bến Do fish market

July, 16/2022 - 08:19
Located near Bái Tử Long Bay, Bến Do is the largest wholesale seafood market in Cẩm Phả, in the northern province of Quảng Ninh.

Bến Do fish market is located near Bái Tử Long Bay, which is part of the Hạ Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site VNA/VNS Photo Huy Hùng

Located near Bái Tử Long Bay, Bến Do is the largest wholesale seafood market in Cẩm Phả, in the northern province of Quảng Ninh.

As early as 3 am, hundreds of people and boats arrive at the market to trade fresh seafood and essential items, creating a bustling atmosphere and a vivid colourful picture of daily life in 'the land of coal mines'.

Tourists to Quảng Ninh Province often drop by the market to get immersed in the boisterous scene and purchase the freshest seafood to bring back home. VNS

The fish market is known for its fresh seafood products, all sold at reasonable prices. VNA/VNS Photo Huy Hùng

Bến Do fish market is full of customers from the early morning, where they can buy as much fresh seafood as they want. — VNA/VNS Photo Huy Hùng

The most popular seafood are shrimp, crab, fish, squid and a variety of sea snails. — VNA/VNS Photo Huy Hùng

A seller shows off a freshly-caught grouper. — VNA/VNS Photo Huy Hùng