Where to shop in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam

Where to shop in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam? Ho Chi Minh City is a wonderful place to experiences the local culture and finds the variety of things and souvenirs in the traditional street markets and the malls. It offers an endless opportunities for shopping ranging from international brands to local produces. Everything from silks, clothing , woodwork, handicrafts,… to fresh produce are available at attractive prices. This topic will help you has truly a shopping experience that you won’t forget quickly.

1. Ben Thanh Market

Ben Thanh Market is not only one of the most popular markets for shopping but also a symbol of Ho Chi Minh City. This market is busy every time. In the daytime, it is a great place to buy clothes, textiles, local handicrafts, Vietnamese art and other souvenirs.  You can also find eating stalls inside the market to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine or simply cool off with a cold drink. Note, you must be bargain vigorously  because vendors are prices usually higher than elsewhere. After sunset, it becomes a social center with a vibrant street side scene filling the air with the scents of foods and drinks.

Ben Thanh Market - Where to shop in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam

(Where to shop in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam)

Opening Hours: Daily 6:00 am –11:30 pm

Address: Le Loi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

2. Parkson Plaza

Parkson Plaza is one of the oldest malls that offer international products for all the shopping freaks in Ho Chi Minh City. It has an amazing range of cosmetics and perfumes which you can try and test on the ground floor.The second and third floors are where you will find all the fashion for men and women. And then you have your fourth floor that has homeware and restaurants.It offers a great food experience with cuisines from local food to other Asian cuisines and western fast food.

Parkson-Plaza

Opening Hours: Daily 9:30 am – 10:00 pm

Address: 45 Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

3. An Dong Market

An Dong Market is the biggest fabric market with many fashion wholesalers and handicrafts stalls in Ho Chi Minh City. Besides that, it is one of the best places to buy handicrafts in lacquer and woodwork from the skilled local artisans.

an-dong-market - Where to shop in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam

(Where to shop in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam)

Basically, it is a wholesale market for locals that you find in other markets as well. It has several stalls selling foods, desserts and traditional snacks on the ground floor of the market.On the second floor, you can find an extensive collection of clothing, shoes, handbags, and accessories. On the second floor, you can find an extensive collection of clothing, shoes, handbags, and accessories. But on the top floor is all of great handicrafts and trinkets that are worth buying.

Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 am – 02:00 pm

Address: An Duong Vuong Street, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City

4. Vincom Center

Vincom Center is the largest centers for shopping in Ho Chi Minh with more than 250 shops spread across the building.This luxurious center is both an office building and a mall. It is separated it into two separate buildings and both are equally important.Vincom center A, which is housed in French styled building, has amazing foreign brands included in them.Vincom Center B, which is just behind Vincom Center A, has the local brands and homewares included in them.The top and bottom floors are also food heavens serving food from most regions.

vincom-center - Where to shop in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam

(Where to shop in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam)

Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 am – 10:00 pm

Address: (Vincom Center A) 171 Dong Khoi, District 1 & (Vincom Center B) 72 Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

5. Art Galleries on Dong Khoi Street

If you are looking for a decorative art work, you should walk down Dong Khoi Street and visit the Saigon’s best art galleries. This street has a nice range of art galleries with the high quality paintings. Galleries sell the variety of produces from rough, paint-by-numbers reproductions of famous paintings to the world’s leading modern art.

dong-khoi-street - Where to shop in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam

(Where to shop in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam)

Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Address: Dong Khoi Street, Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

6. Saigon Square

If shopping malls are not your thing, you should be visit to Saigon Square. It is just across the street from the giant Saigon Center (on the corner of Nam KyKhoiNghia Street and Le Loi Street).It is a two storey shopping mall which sells everything from fashion, accessories to jewellery.It is known for its far more pleasant experience than shopping in nearby Ben Thanh Market for its high quality of merchandise, good prices, air conditioned and under cover.

Saigon-Square

Opening hours: 09:00 am- 09:00 pm

Address: 81 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

7. Diamond Plaza

Diamond Plaza, which is surrounded by many popular attractions of this city such as the April 30th Park, Notre Dame Cathedral and Saigon Post Office, is another shopping mall in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.This department store is the modern glass building with several floors of shops that have great products.

diamond

The first floor has many produces for the world class shopping: watches, jewelry, cosmetics and perfumes.It have separate shops of men’s and women’s clothing, including sporting goods on the second.There is the collection of mobile phones and electronic products on the third floor.

Opening Hours: 09:30 am – 10:30 pm (Superbowl and Cinema open until 01:00am)

Address: 34 Le Duan Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

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