Shopping In Hanoi: 6 Ideal Places

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1. Silks and Clothing

Vietnam is a famous country for making silks that are especially soft, light and colorful. Van Phuc Silk Village with a history of more than 1000 years offers high-quality silk products to the market, outstanding among hundreds of brands. Silk scarves, Ao Dai or Ao Dai will definitely be the best gifts for elegant women.

2. Houseware and Ceramics

It's definitely a good choice if you don't bring home heavy and fragile items. Firstly, You can take a trip to Bat Trang ceramic village to have the most authentic look and even experience making the first vase yourself. Then, why not buy something as a souvenir, just a spoon, a vase or some home decor, sure to brighten up your home?

3. Vincom Shopping Malls in Hanoi

Including 7 shopping points, surely you can easily reach Vincom no matter where you are in Hanoi. The three most notable commercial center branches are Vincom Ba Trieu, Vincom Royal City and Vincom Time City. It can be said that you can find everything at Vincom shopping centers.

From the outside, Vincom Royal City looks like a miniature European palace in the middle of the ancient Asian capital. With a huge area of ​​230,000m2, Vincom Royal city not only offers customers a wide variety of goods from different brands at reasonable prices, but also caters for all forms of entertainment such as ice rinks. , aquarium, cinema. In addition, what people love about Vincom is the system of cafes and restaurants, including almost a full range of traditional Vietnamese and international drinks.

Opening Hours: Daily 08:00-22:00
Who is it for: Shoppers of all ages love high-quality and affordable clothes and accessories
What to buy: Everything popping into your head!

- Vincom Mega Mall Royal City (72 Nguyen Trai –Thanh Xuan District)
- Vincom Mega Mall Times City (458 Minh Khai street – Hai Ba Trung district)
- Vincom Center Ba Trieu (191 Ba Trieu street – Hai Ba Trung district)
- Vincom Center Nguyen Chi Thanh (54A NguyenChi Thanh – Dong Da District)
- Vincom Center Pham Ngoc Thach (02 Pham Ngoc Thach – Dong Da District)
- Vincom Plaza Tu BacLiem (Green Stars building, 234 Pham Van Dong street, Bac Tu Liem district)Vincom Plaza Long Bien (Vinhomes Riverside – Long Bien District)

4. Trang Tien Plaza

Trang Tien Plaza, located right next to the famous Sword Lake, is a prominent building in Hanoi's French Quarter. Anyone can easily be attracted by the luxurious and stylish items displayed behind the transparent glass wall, coming from world-class fashion brands such as Cartier, Burberry, Dior, Zegna, BVLGARI and Louis Vuitton. The interior is designed in Western architecture, with clothes and bags on the ground floor and electronics and home decor shops on the upper floors.

Location: No. 23K Hai Ba Trung Street, Trang Tien, Hanoi
Opening hours: Daily 9:30 – 21:30
Who is it for: Fans of famous fashion brands!
How to get there: It takes you just 5 minutes to walk from Sword Lake.

5. Hanoi Night Market

Hanoi night market is 3 km long from Hang Dao street to Dong Xuan street, only open from 6pm to midnight on weekends (Friday to Sunday). It is colorful and lively with thousands of stalls selling handicrafts, jewelry, food and juices at competitive prices.

If you want to find something to eat and experience the real life of the locals, the outdoor restaurants with low seating, small tables, a pint of beer and some great snacks are all available. ready to chat overnight. There is no better place to roam than this market because of the bustling nightlife and the paradise of delicious food!

Location: Hang Dao street to Dong Xuan street
Opening hours: 18:00 – 24:00 Friday to Sunday
Who is it for: Curious passengers would love to buy absolute best bargains and enjoy your supper in Vietnamese style.
What to buy: Accessories, beer, and food.
How to get there: It is inside the Old Quarter, so walking is the best option to soak up the atmosphere.

6. Quang Ba Flower Market

If you want an authentic, local shopping experience in Hanoi, Quang Ba flower market is for you. This is the largest wholesale flower market in Hanoi.

Like any market in Southeast Asia, this one looks wet and uncomfortable. But it gives you a wonderful view of a forest of flowers, in which the most eye-catching are roses, lotuses, lilies and daisies of all colors and sold at extremely cheap prices. It's easy to get a beautiful bouquet of roses for about $2.

The market is at its most vibrant between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m., when hundreds of street vendors, street vendors and truck drivers are working and trading. It is in stark contrast to Hanoi after sunrise because those hard laborers are struggling to make a living. This market often has more to do with the eyes.

Location: No.236 Au Co Street, Tay Ho, Hanoi
Opening hours: 24 hours/day
Who is it for: Flower-lovers or someone loves experiencing a different aspect of Hanoi.
What to buy: Flowers

How to get there: Quang Ba Flower Market is about 7km (or a 25-minute drive) north of the Old Quarter. It is located near West Lake, so why not go sightseeing these two in a row?

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