A night market has been opened in Phan Thiet city, turning out as the first night market in that coastal area. It is located on Nguyen Phuc Nguyen and Nguyen Gia Tu streets with more than 170 stalls selling goods such as souvenirs, handicrafts and food between 5pm and 10 pm every day. Besides that, you can find many special dishes of that coastal city such as Banh Can (small pancake made from rice powder and eggs), Banh Hoi (thin rice vermicelli), Goi Ca Mai (white herring salad) and Grilled Dong (a kind of lizard living in sand holes).
Phan Thiet has been an ideal option for those who want to have a beach relaxing. Not only famous for its iconic beaches, Phan Thiet/Mui Ne is also well known for its local fish markets, fishing villages and especially, the white and red sand dunes. Other interesting cultural sites to visit in Phan Thiet include 649-metre high Ta Cu Mountain, Van Thuy Tu Temple where more than 100 whale skeletons are stored, Phu Quy and Cau islands, and the country’s tallest and oldest lighthouse Ke Ga.
To get to Phan Thiet, it is very easy now with 5 hours driving on smooth roads passing beautiful landscapes. Or you can take local train to that beach city that takes only around 3.5 hours.