2020 SHOPPING IN HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM

SHOPPING GUIDE IN HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM

Shopping in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2020 SHOPPING GUIDE IN HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM

Visiting Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam will never be complete without going for a shopping spree escapade. With that being said, allow me to talk about the top shopping destination in Saigon. The place is teeming with a variety of goods and products to purchase, waiting for you to experience and explore.

SHOPPING GUIDE IN HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM

List of Shopping Centers in Ho Chi Minh

1.   Ben Thanh Market

If you’re up to all day and night shopping, then Ben Thanh Market is the right catch for you. Visit in the morning and buy fresh produce of fruits and vegetables, and be there at night to catch clothing stores and the likes. The thing is, you will never run out of things to do in this lively and exciting market place.

2.   Bin Tay Market

The Bin Tay Market or also known as Cholon Chinatown Market is situated in the later part of District 5 in Ho Chi Min. The wide array of products beginning from the Chinese sculptures and Buddhist images, paired with a lot more locals products and crafts is fascinating. Experiencing the local culture is the best in this area. More so, taking a meal of Banh Bao or the Vietnamese noodle is available at the back part of the market.

3.   An Dong Market

Also known as the craft market, An Dong Market situated at District 10 is famous for the handicrafts produced by the local Vietnamese artisans. Another interesting thing here is that it is teaming with a lot of wholesalers in terms of fashion clothing and apparels. So, either it’s the local craft or fashionable clothes, they have it for you in this market.

SHOPPING GUIDE IN HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM

Shopping in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

4.   Dong Khoi Street’s Art Galleries

Art enthusiasts would feel extremely excited to be here. With a lot of galleries selling different works of arts in a wide range of prices, one would inevitably go home with a piece of artwork in his/her hands. The artistic vibes that this street offers is truly a sight to behold.

5.   Vincom Center

Considered as the largest shopping mall in the area, Vincom Center has a total of 250 shopping stalls situated in two separate buildings. Mind you, if you’re up to some trendy and luxurious shopping like Hermes, this hub is the perfect one for you.

6.   Fashion Boutiques at Dong Khoi Street

Taste and budget, these two would enable you to get the perfect outfit of the day for you. Situated at District, the street filled with fashion boutique would make you feel that you are about to join the New York’s fashion show.

SHOPPING GUIDE IN HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM

Shopping in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

7.  Saigon Square

Anything that you can think of is found in this shopping square. From shirts down to luggage, they have it. Plus, you can get to bargain with the posted price. The thing is, you have to be creative and persuasive in asking for a discounted price.

8.   Diamond Plaza

This department store is located in the middle of other well-known landmarks. So, if you happen to visit the area, do not forget to visit this store. They serve goods relative to fashion, sports material, and homeware. You can also choose to play bowling or watch a movie in theaters nearby this establishment.

  9.  Khaisilk

The luscious silk fabric of the country is one of the things that the country is very proud of. That is why this particular store located at District 1 chose this material as their focus of fashion innovation. They have bags, bedsheets, and scarves made up of silk.

saigon traditional dresses

Shopping in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

10.   Parkson Plaza Department Store

This international department store specializes in almost all products, most notably in perfumes and cosmetics. The branded and luxurious products that they have would surely excite you. At the same time, there are also available restaurants here to satisfy your possible hunger or cravings.

Exploring the top shopping malls and markets in Ho Chi Min is a great activity to do. If given a chance, I would suggest that you visit the entire list for you to see which one works best for you. Good luck and have a fantastic shopping spree!

SHOPPING GUIDE IN HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM

Happy Trip Tips When Shopping in Hop Chi Minh

  1. There are stores in Ho Chi Minh wherein you can bargain for the price, while there are also outlets that offer a fixed price.
  2. Browse before you bargain for the price. Markets in Ho Chi Minh like Ben Thanh is so huge with so many stalls offering similar items.
  3. Just bargain if you are serious to buy.
  4. Vietnam is known for its lacquerwares. These items are great souvenir items that could be used back home. While a bit bulky, these items are not really that heavy.

souvenirs in Saigon

Shopping in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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