4 famous markets whose names begins by the word “bà” in Saigon (part 1)

1. Ba Chieu Market

Referring to this market’s historic name (in the center of Binh Thanh District, HCMC), according to Son Nam, a famous Vietnamese writer and culture researcher, Bà Chiểu was the name of the land – it has been used since the period of King Tu Duc.“Chiểu” means “natural pond” and “Bà Chiểu” means “a goddess who is worshiped next to a natural pond”.

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