Vietnam can be consider a shopping heaven, where people can buy everything on Earth, from local-made goods, distinctively traditional handicrafts, to most famous international brands’ products. Shopping in our country is more than choosing and paying, it is an interesting experience that can help tourists have a different perspective on the cultural and social life of Vietnamese. Are you ready to shop until you drop with our shopping guide?
#1. A quick look at the supermarkets and retailers system in Vietnam.
Read and get to know how shopping is like in Vietnam.
#2. Street vending in Vietnam
Like many other Southeast Asian countries, and unlike the rest of the world, Vietnam is packed with street vendors which make up a significant part of Vietnamese culture.
#3. Shopping according to your needs:
• Shopping for local crafts
• Shopping electronics
• Buying books
• Furniture shopping
• Shoe making in Hoi An
#4. Each area has its own consumption culture and special products. If you are confused about where, what and how to buy things, we are here to help you:
Hanoi: Shopping in Hanoi, Main shopping areas in Hanoi, Western Market in Hanoi, Dong Xuan Market
Ho Chi Minh City: Shopping in Ho Chi Minh City, What to buy in Ho Chi Minh City, Top 5 shopper-paradises in Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Thanh Market
Sapa: Shopping in Sapa, Sapa Market
Halong Bay: Shopping in Halong Bay
Hue: Shopping in Hue, Dong Ba Market, Hue Plaza Supermarket
Danang: Shopping in Danang, Han Market, Da Nang Supermarke, Nhat Linh Supermarket
Hoi An: Shopping in Hoi An, Hoi An Central Market
Nha Trang: Shopping in Nha Trang, Nha Trang Supermarket
• Other famous markets in Vietnam: Bac Ha Market in Lao Cai, Thanh Luong Cattle Market in Nghe An
#5. Floating market is the piece of culture that attracts many foreign visitors when they first visit southern Vietnam, in the area of Mekong Delta.
• Floating market in Can Tho
• Cai Rang Floating market
• Nga Nam Floating Market in Soc Trang
• Cai Be Floating market in Tien Giang
#6. These following tips will help you become a professional shopper when coming to Vietnam:
• General shopping tips that you need to remember
• Tips for buying clothes
• Bargain, bargain, bargain! Let’s bargain with a passion!