Welcome lớn Vietnam, the new paradise for shopping. If you look at the surface, you will be disappointed by the large number of mass produced and many times low chất lượng items in just any cities. If you dare khổng lồ search, you will be caught in a complete surprise: Vietnam has every shopping scene that can match popular names such as SoHo in Manhattan, Kensington Market in Toronto, Chapel Street in Melbourne & Chatuchak in Bangkok.

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Here are a few tips before you begin your exploration:

1. Bargaining

Yes, unfortunately, you will have lớn bargain most of the time to lớn get the price right. Unless you plan khổng lồ go to shopping mall or supermarket where price is printed on the product. It is not an intimidating task lượt thích it seems, và once you will get used to it, you will miss the bargaining scene found in Vietnam và in most of Asia.

Tips: Look around and check with your guide to lớn have the idea of what you are going to buy. You can check the 7 tips for bargaining in Vietnam for more detail


2. Sale / Discount

Vietnam does not have a sale culture like many other countries. What are on sale are usually products that can no longer be attractive enough, or they might have many defects. Here and there in big cities you will catch sight of a local crowd surrounding a sign “Đại Hạ Giá” but don’t bother to lớn join unless you want lớn sweat or to give your bag some pickpockets. In shopping malls, there are price marked down but vị not expect it to lớn go below 30%. The good news is, most items are affordable even without sale.


3. Have it tailored

You are in Vietnam, và why bother looking for Nike và Louis Vuitton? You can have your clothes, shoes and apparels made khổng lồ your size and preferred colors and styles at significantly lower costs. What you will have is unique, & it’s time to show off your special taste as well. Hoi An is a great place lớn start for tailor-made clothing items. In Hanoi và Ho chi Minh City, you will have khổng lồ go out of your way, but the chất lượng is worth all the effort.


4. Price matters

Do not buy things just because it is cheap. There are inexpensive items that will catch your eyes và cost you a dollar. And the next thing you know it is out of order. This mostly applies to garment products in green markets or electronic goods at certain stores in big cities. On the other hand, expensive does not equal top quality, since you might be ripped off or they are just not worth a cent. It is good khổng lồ start with recommended places and you will develop an instinct how shopping works in Vietnam.


5. Don’t overload

You have only so much space in your luggage. Unless you want to lớn send some trang chủ over post, try to lớn avoid heavy and massive items. Many stores offer không lấy phí shipping service so check for your convenience.

Shopping in Vietnam is a culture, a ritual and a lot of fun. It is rewarding for those who really take it more seriously than just getting some souvenirs off the shelf. Whatever reason you come khổng lồ Vietnam for, make sure shopping is one of the bullet points in your travel agenda.


You can read at many backpackers’ blogs that you need to lớn haggle every time you buy something in Vietnam (and Southeast Asia).

Yes, it is true…

… but not enough!

One of the fun facts about Vietnam is that everybody is millionaire. But the 1 million Vietnam Dong is just about $43.

The average take-home salary of a Vietnamese worker is around USD 150 a month, và often less for Vietnamese who live outside the country’s urban sprawls.

The real fact you should be aware is that most of the people selling fruits on the street is struggled to earn their livingand support their families

From your side, do not try too hard lớn bargain to save some few dollars (yes, just few dollars) as most of the items you tend lớn buy are the small gifts or souvenirs. Your small save can feed a family for a day.

But of course, avoid paying too high for what you need.

Our advice is to look around, kiểm tra with your guide, or receptionist at the hotel, they will give you the idea of how much you need to lớn pay for the things you want.


Here are our 7 tips for haggling in Vietnam

1. Don’t become too attached.

Many shops often sell the same things. If you can’t get the price you’re after, be willing khổng lồ walk away và find it at a neighboring cửa hàng instead.

2. Practice your poker face.

The trick is khổng lồ look interested, but not too interested. If it appears you have your heart set on something, the seller will know they can get a higher price. Try to point out superfluous flaws in the product, even if imaginary, to lớn try và disguise your interest.


3. Have fun with it.

The old saying ‘you win more flies with honey than vinegar’ rings true when haggling. Make jokes, lay down some flattery & don’t forget khổng lồ smile. Nobody wants khổng lồ give a good deal to a sourpuss.

4. Learn the language.

Vietnamese can be a difficult language lớn master, so while the locals won’t expect you to lớn be able to haggle in numbers (that’s what calculators are for), a simple ‘hello’ (xin chào) và ‘thank you’ (cảm ơn) will go a long way. If all else fails, a well-placed ‘Oi gioi oi’ (‘Oh my Buddha’) can work wonders.


5. Use the translation apps.

If you have no time khổng lồ learn those simple phrases, you can use Google Translate by speech or Google Translate Image, which surely help in most of the case

6. Gauge your audience.

Are you in a tiny market outside Hanoi or a warehouse sale in Ho bỏ ra Minh City? Larger commercial markets have more fat built into their prices for tourists, while smaller markets have less. Look around & compare prices lớn get a sense of just how much of a discount you should ask for.


7. Decide on a fair price.

Haggling is a lot of fun once you get used to it, but never chiến bại sight of the fact that this is someone’s livelihood. When shopping at markets, be prepared to lớn ask for big discounts (between 40-50%) và then settle on a final price closer to lớn 65-75% of the asking price.


Following the haggling tip number 4, you should learn the local language to lớn better understand the sellers. Do not worry if you are not fluent with the language. The sellers tend to give some more discount if they see that you are trying khổng lồ learn their language.

Here are some important shopping words và phrases for you:

How much? = Bao nhieu? (Baow nyew)Too expensive = Mac Qua (Mac wa) / Dat Qua (Dawt wa)Can you reduce the price? = Giam gia duoc khong? (zam za duoc khom)Do you want lớn sell? = co ban khong? ( cor ban kohm?)I want to lớn buy = toi muon cài đặt (Toi mu-on mua)One kích thước larger = mot kích thước lon hon (Mot form size lunh hunh)One kích thước smaller = mot form size nho hon (Mot form size nyunh hunh)What do you do? = Ban lam gi? (Ban lahm zi?)*You are very beautiful = Em dep qua (Em dep wah)*You are very handsome = Anh dep trai qua (Anh dep wah)

*One of the most cheeky but effective tips lớn have best the price is to lớn ask how they are và compliment them. Vietnamese love visitors lớn compliment them, so if you say something lượt thích “you are beautiful”, they often provide more affordable prices.

You can kiểm tra the below Youtube video to learn some basic shopping phrases in Vietnam

Now you have learned some simple words & phrases forshopping, it is time lớn see what you can buy in Vietnam

1. Vietnamese Coffee

Coffee is one of the most popular & high-quality products in Vietnam, selling almost everywhere. However, if you want khổng lồ avoid the slight chance of scam & cheaper price, it is possible to lớn buy great coffee in Hanoi, domain authority Lat or Tay Nguyen (Vietnam Central Highlands). Otherwise, you can find this type of souvenir in any big cities without much trouble. Just ask the local or your tour guide for the trusting providers.


2. Ao dẻo (Long dress)

Ao dẻo (long dress) is perhaps extremely well-known over all the world as the traditional clothes of Vietnam. Its elegant and beauty are loved by plenty fashionable tourists và obviously Vietnamese woman. Nonetheless, be sure khổng lồ look up at different types of Ao dẻo such as trendy Ao Dai, hippy Ao Dai, or mini Ao Dai. Moreover, tailors also need about 24 hours khổng lồ complete an Ao Dai. However, this will both be a nice present for your friends, family thành viên or simply kept as a memento.


3. Conical Hat

For 10 or so years ago, the conical hat (or straw hat) was a familiar garment to lớn Vietnamese. It provides not only a protection from the heat but also added khổng lồ the charm of the wearer. Today, it is usually used as decorations & presents. The conical hat may have few differences between regions, yet all the basic features are the same. This souvenir can be found in many parts of Vietnam at a reasonable price. So, the conical hat is one of the special gifts that you should add it on your Things lớn buy in Vietnam list.


4. Silk (Silk Products)

Vietnam was once very famous for silk as one of the main trading sản phẩm in South East Asia. The lightness và durability are the main features that make Vietnamese silk attractive. A great number of places offers raw silk for sale, namely Van Phuc Silk Village in Hanoi, Ben Thanh Market in Ho đưa ra Minh và so on. Beautiful products made from silk are available, especially the hand embroidery paintings. This is considered an art in modern Vietnam và few even cost a fortune.


5. Brocade

Besides silk, brocade in Vietnam is also very popular in Vietnam with a wide range of items made from that material. You can easily buy one of them on the misty town of Sapa or markets in Lao Cai, Dong Van, Ha Giang. There are bags, clothes, scarves in various shapes, sizes, colors, and decorations. Brocade products will certainly amazing enough to lớn win the heart of all collectors in the world


6. Pottery/Ceramic

Several countries are selling Vietnamese traditional pottery which shows the great influence of the once pottery center in Asia. A huge number of stores offer this type of product since pottery is still being used in the everyday life of Vietnamese people. Nevertheless, if you travel to Hanoi, it is advised to lớn get to Bat Trang traditional village in which the art has been passed down for a thousand years. In the South of Vietnam, high-quality ceramic is available in Ho chi Minh shops or Binh Duong province.


7. Watercolor Painting

For those who love paintings, even though they may visit the national museum in the country lớn contemplate the quality watercolor paintings, it is possible to buy a work of art showing the magnificent scene in Vietnam. This is one of the main products in souvenir shops resulting in easy trade for tourists. The price is reasonable ranging from 10$ khổng lồ 20$ with lots of topics and styles.


8. T-shirts

Budget travelers probably think this kind of souvenir much more appealing than other options on this danh sách because of the cheap price & availability. You can keep & pack them easily or even wear them immediately after buying. There is a wide variety of unique designs and decorations about Vietnam for visitors khổng lồ choose. If you are worried about the size, then a good selection of souvenir shops offers western kích cỡ in their stocks as well.


9. Sedge Products

In the modern day, you will be surprised at the huge number of traditional sedge tools in every household. They are extremely cheap, durable and have multiple uses for Vietnamese people. Tourists may not particularly find them helpful, but sedge products are definitely the most iconic items in this South East Asia country. Furthermore, the creativity of local has given birth to lớn the special sedge souvenir like vases, baskets, and animals. For the best place lớn buy, try lớn visit Kim Son Sedge village in Ninh Binh.


10. Wooden Puppet

The water puppet show has been the greatest art in Vietnam for several centuries. If you love the authentic wooden puppet after participating in one of the shows in the theater, you can purchase some to bring home. It is pretty hard to lớn locate which mainly sold stores around Hanoi Old Quarter & Van Mieu. However, this rare kind of souvenir will obviously worth your time & money anyway - one of the best things khổng lồ buy back from Hanoi.


1. Hang tua Street (Silk Street)

Hang tua Street is the best place in Hanoi to siêu thị for high quality, fashionable silk materials, traditional Vietnamese apparel, and trang chủ furnishings. Also known as Silk Street, the entirety of this 300-meter-long street is lined with fashion boutiques và local tailor shops that have been operating for decades, where you can also order personally tailored suits & dresses that are made to measure.

2. Hang Bac Street (Silver Street)

Hang Bac Street is one of the oldest streets in Vietnam and has its roots in silver making dating back khổng lồ the 13th century when silver casters where brought here from rural villages by request of Le Thang Tong. Silver goods are still produced here today with most of the work being completely original made by secret methods that have been passed down for generations. This is a charming street khổng lồ explore, rich in history and culture in addition to lớn jewelers selling beautiful Vietnamese pieces.


3. Nha Tho Street (Church Street)

Nha Tho Street is a 110-meter long street in Hanoi lined with trendy boutique stores selling top chất lượng items that you won’t find anywhere else in Hanoi. This street is a popular shopping destination for Hanoi’s sophisticated middleclass and foreign expat community due to lớn the unique of goods sold here.

4. Hang da Market

Hang domain authority Market, located in the heart of Hanoi’s central business district, is a three-storey shopping mall that houses an eclectic array of stalls. Smaller than Dong Xuan and offering a more selected hàng hóa range, this is the place lớn come for imported wine, flowers, second-hand clothes and fabrics.

5. Hang Dau Street

Shoe shoppers will be in retail heaven with hundreds of shoe sellers lining Hang Dau Street. Western men may not find much over size nine but there is plenty of choice in women’s shoes. Most of the footwear consists of brand names made at Vietnamese factories that have been rejected as seconds, making them a great purchase with usually only a small imperfection. There are also plenty of kém chất lượng reproduction bags where Hang Dau Street meets Lo Su.


6. Halong market

This is one of the most attractive places in the đô thị for both locals and tourists coming for shopping in Halong. Situated in the center area of Halong city, the market is reckoned as the largest market of this city. The products displayed & sold here are very various, ranging from normal khổng lồ luxurious goods with pretty competitive prices. Guests coming here could easily find anything they want, such as clothes, electrical devices, & accessories. Besides, the drinks and food here are sold out in restaurants inside the market.

7. Halong night market

Halong Night Market is another destination for tourists who want khổng lồ enjoy diversifying experience of shopping in Halong Bay. The market is a big group of hundreds of stalls selling various kinds of products, including handmade accessories, handicrafts, clothes & other dispensable stuff like lotion, hat, or swimwear.Visitors tend to come khổng lồ this market for buying chất lượng products of the coastal city such as necklaces made from seashells, và wooden small boats, snails, or T-shirt with beautiful images of Halong bay painted on.The great thing about this night market is that sellers here are very friendly và could speak English rather well, so tourists will be able lớn bargain easily. Even, you could have a nice chat with vendors about the city and its features.


8. Halong Floating Market

This market could be found nearby wharf, cruise ships, and in makeshift areas in which sellers lash their boats together. The waterborne convenience stores here carry most traditional fare, và fresh seafood. The most noticeable goods sold here is fruits. This floating market sells most fruits available in Halong city. The market will surprise most visitors for its interesting form. While it might cost more to purchase traditional stuff from this type of shop, the unique experience is usually worth the additional cost for every tourist.

9. Dong bố Market

Dong cha Market is the oldest of its kind in Hue, with hundreds of stalls selling household items, handicrafts, clothing and fresh produce at affordable prices. Located on Tran Hung Dao Street, it occupies a large grey building along the northern ngân hàng of Perfume River.

Look out for the large red signage that says ‘Cho Dong Ba’ (which means Dong cha Market in Vietnamese). The market opens as early as 03:00 to lớn cater lớn local marketgoers looking to purchase fresh seafood, fruit, và vegetables.

10. Gia Huy Silk Hue

Gia Huy Silk Hue is a tailor shop on Pham ngớ ngẩn Lao Street that’s renowned for its efficient tailoring services và extensive collection of textiles. The staff are very patient and takes their craft seriously, making sure that you get exactly what you want in terms of style, form size and material.

You’ll find a variety of local silk, cotton, cashmere and wool that aren’t available in most tailor shops in Hue. Price may vary according to lớn length và design, but still reasonable as you get khổng lồ enjoy personalised service and không lấy phí alterations until you’re happy with the over results.


11. Healing the Wounded Heart Hue

Healing the Wounded Heart cửa hàng is a humanitarian organization in Hue, Vietnam. It sells handicrafts made by disabled artisans using recycled materials. It has a great variety of interesting items: such as bags made from recycled soda cans and noodle wrappers. It's a wonderful place to siêu thị for souvenirs because it gives back lớn the community and helps lớn promote a sustainable livelihood for disabled artists.

All proceeds go towards fair salaries and health insurance for the disabled employees, and funding heart surgeries for poor children in the Hue area through the Office of Genetic Counseling and Disabled Children, Hue College of Medicine và Pharmacy. The shop is a project of the SPIRAL Foundation, a registered non-profit in the US. Located at 23 Vo Thi Sau Street, across from Why Not Bar.

12. New Space Art Foundation Hue

New Space Art Foundation Hue is an independent art gallery by brothers Le Duc Hai & Le Ngoc Thanh, exhibiting their collection of unique folk paintings. Located on Pham ngây ngô Lao Street, the gallery occupies a two-story venue that’s fitted with a garden courtyard, lacquer và photography studios. In efforts of expanding the local art scene, New Space Art Foundation Hue also frequently hosts dinner events, communal cooking, & art exhibitions for upcoming artists. One of their previous installations, Bowls và Chopsticks, features 1,945 gilded bowls crossed with red chopsticks in lines on the ground lớn commemorate two million Vietnamese who have perished from famine between 1944 and 1945.


13. Han Market

Han Market is a significant landmark in da Nang, having been in operation since the French occupancy in the 1940s. This local market is mix within a two-storey building at the grand intersection of Tran Phu Street, Bach Dang Street, Hung Vuong Street and Tran Hung Dao Street, where you can find hundreds of stalls selling an array of local produce, handicrafts, T-shirts, & accessories. It’s very much lượt thích a miniature version of Ben Thanh Market central market in Ho chi Minh City, & even if you aren’t necessarily looking khổng lồ buy anything it still offers a fascinating glimpse into local life in da Nang.

14. Non Nuoc Fine Arts Village

Non Nuoc Fine Arts Village comprises over 500 manufacturers, artisan workshops & retail outlets selling marble goods at affordable prices. Phối at the foot of da Nang’s Marble Mountains, the village dates back to lớn the late 18th century and was founded by Huynh tía Quat, a craftsman from Thanh Hoa Province.

The ancient village is also recognized as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage due khổng lồ its cultural significance to da Nang, where thousands of talented sculptors & craftsmen produce a wide range of statues, household items, and accessories using stones found within the mountain.


15. Bé Market

Con Market is a prominent shopping venue in da Nang đô thị Centre where you can find over 2,000 stalls selling an array of handicrafts, apparel, và accessories at wholesale prices. Also known as da Nang Commercial Centre, it is widely regarded as the coastal city’s largest và busiest wholesale shopping venue.

Built atop a highland in the thành phố center during the 1940s, con Market was the focal point for farmers and fishermen from Vietnam’s rural districts such as Que Son, dai Loc, & Thang Binh looking to lớn sell fresh vegetables, seafood, & poultry. Following a renovation in 1984, it is now set within a three-storey building along Ong Ich Khiem Street.

16. 155 Art Gallery

155 stands out amongst an assortment of galleries that grace Hoi An’s streets. With mostly water and oil based pieces decorating the wall the pictures for sale here are all by local painters. Most revolve around traditional Vietnamese life including nature, people & costumes; many depict a bygone era. There are some outstanding works of art for sale by very talented local artisans.

17. Hoi An Central Market

Sharpen your bargaining skills và head south east to lớn Hoi An Central Market, one of Vietnam’s best, offering an unmissable shopping experience. Rich in the smell of fragrant herbs và spices & the vibrant colours of Vietnamese silk, delve deep and you are guaranteed a bargain. Prices tend to lớn be more inflated at the stalls closest khổng lồ the entrance so head right in for the best buys.

There is a vast array of foodstuff for sale including spices such as saffron and cinnamon which are superb purchases as are the exotic fresh fruit và vegetables on display. Due to its riverside location there is also a huge selection of fresh fish available.

The marketplace is renowned for its tailors who have a section of the market all to themselves. Fine silk tailoring is cheaper here than anywhere else in Hoi An with garment makers running up a dress, shirt, jacket or full suit usually within 24 hours. Souvenir và local handicraft hunters will also find plenty khổng lồ browse through at the Central Market.

18. Hoi An Fine Art Gallery

Hoi An Fine Art Gallery is set within a refurbished colonial building in Hoi An Ancient Town, where unique prints by French photographer Etienne Bossot are displayed for sale. A five-minute walk from Hoi An Central Market, the studio utilizes imported archival photography paper, resulting in high-quality prints of Bossot’s travel photography work. After placing your order, the photographs are printed in Australia, placed in a sturdy PVC tube, và sent khổng lồ your address within seven working days. As the office of Hoi An Photo Tour & Workshop. Hoi An Fine Art Gallery also hosts art exhibitions by prominent artists & photographers from all over Vietnam.


19. Hoi An Night Market

Hoi An Night Market, occupying Nguyen Hoang Street in the center of town, consists of over 50 local vendors selling a variety of local snacks, trinkets, clothing, jewelry, & accessories. Widely regarded as one of the most popular markets in Vietnam, it occupies a 300-metre-long street that overlooks Thu Bon River & is illuminated by hundreds of colorful lanterns, making a popular spot for photography as well.

20. Hoang Yen Tailor

Hoang Yen Tailor is a great place in Nha Trang lớn purchase custom-made suits and silk dresses. Accessible within a five-minute walk from Tran Phu Beach, patrons can choose from a wide selection of materials & colours, including authentic Vietnamese silk. Great for travellers looking for their very own traditional Vietnamese costumes, friendly staff are more than happy to lớn recommend designs that best suit your style và physique. Orders are also ready within 24 hours, thanks to Hoang Yen Tailor’s team of experienced seamstresses.

21. Vinh Luong Market

Set nearby Nha Trang Port, Vinh Luong Market offers an authentic shopping experience where fishermen sell their catch-of-the-day khổng lồ the local population and seafood restaurant owners. Surrounded by numerous fishing villages, this renowned street market has the most extensive varieties of freshly-caught fish & shellfish in Nha Trang.


22. XQ Hand Embroidery

Set along Tran Phu Street, XQ Hand Embroidery specialises in silk apparel & hand-embroidered portraiture. More of a craft centre than a souvenir shop, it is built to lớn resemble a Vietnamese village home (complete with a garden courtyard), where you can see locals in traditional clothes working on new pieces around the store. The atmosphere here is similar to lớn a museum, where you can wander and browse through the displayed items at your own pace. In addition to lớn premade embroideries of landscapes, flowers, animals, and famous celebrities, you can also have your portrait embroidered here.

23. Mui Ne Handicraft

Mui Ne Handicraft offers a wide selection of beautiful mementos made by disadvantaged locals. Xuất hiện since 2008, there’s also a humble-looking workshop section where visitors can observe hearing-impaired children learning how to lớn sew & paint while others create handmade clothes, blankets, jewellery, & bags using traditional looms.

You can cửa hàng for textiles woven in traditional Cham patterns and have a local tailor produce a custom-made outfit at affordable prices. For something unique, we highly recommend picking up sand paintings or hand-embroideries depicting life in Mui Ne. Best of all, profits from the goods sold at Mui Ne Handicraft are given back to lớn the locals who made them.

A five-minute drive from đắm say Tien Market, this fair-trade shopping venue is also directly connected khổng lồ Java Restaurant, where visitors can enjoy authentic Vietnamese & Chinese cuisine for lunch as well as fresh seafood & western fare for dinner.


24. Phan Thiet Central Market

Phan Thiet Central Market is the largest of its kind in Mui Ne, hosting hundreds of stalls selling household items, fresh produce, và local delicacies every day. This outdoor market is at its busiest at dawn, with huge crowds haggling with vendors for an array of fresh fruits, spices, nuts, meat, dried foodstuff, và household supplies.

As Mui Ne is renowned for its traditional fishing villages, you’ll find just about any kind of fresh và cheap seafood here, from shrimps, squids và fishes khổng lồ snails, clams, and crabs. The market is also a good place to enjoy authentic Vietnamese delicacies at very low prices, including banh xeo (crispy pancake), mi quang (turmeric noodles), and guoi cuon (fresh spring rolls).

25. Ben Thanh market

Ben Thanh Market in Ho chi Minh City's District 1 is a great place lớn buy local handicrafts, branded goods, Vietnamese art & other souvenirs. Here, you’ll find eating stalls inside the market where you can get a taste of hawker-style Vietnamese cuisine or simply cool off with a cold drink when the bargaining becomes too much.

The market is big, difficult to lớn navigate at times và certainly best avoided during the hottest part of the day but all the same it’s well worth a look. When night falls, restaurants around the perimeter of the market xuất hiện their doors creating a vibrant street side scene filling the air with the scents of wok-fried noodles, barbecued fish and meats. One of Saigon’s oldest landmarks, Ben Thanh offers a great atmosphere that is absolutely authentically Vietnamese.


26. Binh Tay Market (Cholon Chinatown Market)

Binh Tay Market, constructed by the French in the 1880s, is located in the centre of Vietnam’s largest Chinatown district. Unlike Ben Thanh Market in District 1, this market mainly serves the local population with its extensive range of fresh fruits, vegetables, poultry, meat and seafood from regions across Vietnam.

Also known as Cholon Chinatown Market, Binh Tay Market occupies a two-storey building along Thap Moui Street. Travellers can also find an assortment of handicrafts, lacquerware, & textiles that are sold in bulk, though goods are not varied compared lớn other (more touristy) markets in downtown Hanoi. Along with the interesting historical & cultural aspect of Cholon, Binh Tay Market is great for experiencing the local lifestyle and sampling unique Vietnamese-Chinese delicacies.


27. An Dong market (Craft Market)

An Dong Market Ho đưa ra Minh houses a variety of fashion wholesalers and handicrafts stalls. Located in District 5, this indoor market opens daily from 08:00 until 14:00. Divided into four levels, fashion enthusiasts can find an extensive collection of clothing, textiles, shoes, handbags, & accessories on the first two floors. The đứng top floor is dedicated to unique handicrafts and trinkets made by skilled local artisans.

Some of the most popular goods at An Dong Market include woodwork, lacquerware, và knitwear. You can also find jewellery made with gemstones such as amethyst và jade, but it can be hard to confirm its authenticity, so handicrafts are safer options if you’re unsure.


28. Art Galleries on Dong Khoi Street

Ho đưa ra Minh City’s shopping scene offers more than just boutique outlets và generic shopping malls. Great for experiencing the local culture, traditional street markets are scattered across the city with local vendors selling fresh produce, Vietnamese coffee beans, household supplies, và Vietnamese street food at attractive prices. Must-visits include Ben Thanh Market, Cholon, & An Dong Market.

For a more chất lượng shopping experience, there are also marketplaces that specialise in niche items such as war memorabilia, unique silks & hand-woven fabrics, as well as authentic woodwork, ceramics và lacquer. If you’re a first-time visitor, make sure you check out our helpful guide on what lớn buy & where to cửa hàng so that you get only the best buys during your Saigon holiday.


29. Nhỏ Dao Market

Go and visit the con Dao Market even if you don’t plan lớn buy anything as it's quite a feast for the eyes. Most vegetables and fruits consumed on the island are sold here. The market starts very early each morning.

30. Vung Tau Market

This market was built in 1985 và houses many goods from fresh food to household items. It is the place most housewives go to get their fresh ingredients for the day’s meals. Many visitors love exploring the market to cửa hàng for local handicrafts as well as lớn learn more about tropical vegetables & in-season fruits including durian, mangosteen and rambutans.


31. Dinh Cau Night Market

Dinh Cau Night Market is a must-visit for travellers on Phu Quoc Island, offering a plethora of dining & shopping opportunities until late. Located along Vo Thi Sau Street in Duong Dong, this pedestrian-friendly market is about a five-minute walk from Dinh Cau Rock. This Phu Quoc market caters mainly khổng lồ tourists but is rather bustling with many people.

Visitors can find about 100 stalls, more than half of which sell fresh seafood, street snacks, & beverages at affordable prices. Live fish, sea snails, crabs & scallops are kept in large tanks with prices listed on the board in front of every booth. To order, just choose whichever strikes your fancy before taking your seat at the makeshift dining section.

32. Duong Dong Market

Duong Dong Market is Phu Quoc Island’s busiest và largest outdoor market, where travellers can experience the local lifestyle and purchase a wide range of fresh produce during their holiday. Phối along Tran Phu Street, Duong Dong Market features a wet zone that’s mix close lớn Duong Dong Port, where you can see throngs of fishing boats drop off freshly-caught seafood such as eel, squid, mackerel, barracuda, and shellfish, khổng lồ be sold by local vendors.

Phu Quoc Island is also renowned for its fish sauce, mushrooms, peppers & cashew nuts. We highly recommend making your way khổng lồ the dry section to pick up a few as souvenirs for loved ones back home. Thanks khổng lồ its growing popularity among tourists, there’s also a few stalls selling handicrafts & t-shirts, though most carry the same stock.


33. Long Beach Village

Long Beach Village comprises several streets that are lined with mini marts, dive shops, souvenir stalls selling the usual array of local handicrafts and foodstuff. Located off Tran Hung Dao Street, this tourist-friendly area is also known for its array of budget-friendly accommodation options, including budget guesthouses, hostels, and mid-range resorts with easy access to the beach. Due lớn its close proximity khổng lồ the main town of Duong Dong, travellers can easily explore prominent landmarks on foot or motorcycle from Long Beach Village.

34. Local Markets

Local markets sell a colourful variety of fruit and vegetables of all shapes & sizes in addition khổng lồ seafood & other foodstuff. Markets can be busy places but don't let that put you off. Some markets are one or two days a week however the main one in Duong Dong is a permanent fixture, you might want to avoid it when a cruise ship is in port though.

35. Phu Quoc Pearl Farm

Phu Quoc Pearl Farm was founded in 1998 by a New Zealand-based company called Treasures from the Deep, where visitors can learn about pearl farming & purchase quality jewellery. Locally known as Ngoc Hien Pearl Farm, it spans 6,000 square meters of cultivation pools, a spacious showroom, và retail outlet selling high-end pearl rings, necklaces, earrings, và bracelets from VND 3,000,000 upwards. Situated along the west coast of Phu Quoc Island, Phu Quoc Pearl Farm is a 10-minute drive from Duong Dong.


Q. Which is the best place to shop in Vietnam?

A. An Dong Market is a great place khổng lồ buy souvenirs.

Q. Which is the cheapest place to siêu thị in Vietnam?

A. Saigon Square is one of the cheapest places to shop in Vietnam.

Q. How much does a trip to lớn Vietnam cost?

A. This will depend on your travel style. If you are a backpacker, the budget will start from $30-35/person/day. In the other hand, the cost for aguided tour in Vietnamstarts from$90-120/person/day.


Q. Are there any street shops for shopping in Vietnam?

A. Yes, there are many great streets shopping places in Vietnam.

Q. What are the best things khổng lồ buy in Vietnam?

A. The best things khổng lồ buy in Vietnam are Vietnamese Coffee, Silk, Brocade và Ao Dai.

Q. What is Vietnam famous for?

A. Vietnam is famous for its natural landscapes, ancient history & vibrant culture.

Q. Is Vietnam safe lớn visit?

Yes, Vietnam is totally safe in every term. There is nothing to lớn worry if you stay on the line of normal daily life.

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Q. Why you should go khổng lồ Vietnam?

A. You should visit Vietnam to lớn explore the stunning tourist attractions, cửa hàng at the streets và to relish the delicious local food.