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 HanoiMain shopping areas in HanoiWestern Market in HanoiDong Xuan Market

Ho Chi Minh City: Shopping in Ho Chi Minh CityWhat to buy in Ho Chi Minh CityTop 5 shopper-paradises in Ho Chi Minh CityBen Thanh Market

Sapa: Shopping in SapaSapa Market

Halong Bay: Shopping in Halong Bay

HueShopping in HueDong Ba MarketHue Plaza Supermarket

DanangShopping in DanangHan MarketDa Nang SupermarkeNhat Linh Supermarket

Hoi AnShopping in Hoi AnHoi An Central Market

Nha TrangShopping in Nha TrangNha Trang Supermarket

• Other famous markets in Vietnam: Bac Ha Market in Lao CaiThanh 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!

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