The images of traditional markets and narrow shophouses is so familiar with many locals in Hanoi. Modern life has also made many things change to keep up with the international trend, that is the reason there are a growing number of flash and boutiques and shopping malls with many international brands as well as dining and entertainment options.
This is particularly true in the Old Quarter, where Silk Street and Silver Street still keep their particular trades during hundreds of years. Come here and you will be surprised by many unique souvenirs but they still retain traditional style such as such as Vietnamese farming hats or a hand-made silk evening gown, we have compiled a list of great places to shop in Hanoi.
The Weekend in Hanoi is always crowded and bustling, and the Weekend Night Market in Hanoi is too, a place gathering of stalls and vendors .Opening on every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 19:00, the market runs through the Old Quarter, starting from Hang Dao Street and running north to the edge of Dong Xuan Market. The fashion items sold many rotations and all souvenirs can be found in the stalls around, but it is a fun environment and endless food vendors have these interesting and strange things to try. Exchange is normal here and, as with all busy markets, so you to pay attention to your belongings.
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Whenever someone reminds of Dong Xuan Market, the first knowledge about it is that this market is the biggest market in Hanoi. Located on the northern edge of the OLd Quarter,, this is a majestic Soviet-style building, surrounded by all sides by shops and stalls. This is a rudimentary and ready market type (some people may even say ‘dirty’), especially in the wet market area on the ground floor. However, go upstairs and you will find cheap printed tees, fabric bolts, school uniforms, luggage counters and more, all available at wholesale prices. It was a pretty great experience, even if you just left with a cheap pair of sunglasses and a Vietnamese leaf hat.
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3.Hang Bac Street (Silver Street)
Hang Bac is a street that specializes in jewellery for hundreds of years, this small on atmospheric street still retains many small shops of rings and jewelers and many types of cheap fashion. There is a specific store to check; instead, wander from one end to the other and check out jewelry, handicraft and propaganda shops scattered along the street. To get to Hang Bac, start at the Water Puppet Theater north of Hoan Kiem Lake and walk to Hang Be Street until you reach the T junction
Lotte Center Hanoi offers a wide of nearly 250 fashionable and lifestyle brands. Moreover, this center also supplies enough entertainment service and dining, so you can spend a half day to explore and experience it. Lotte Shopping Center Hanoi is also home to a hypermarket, a hotel, residential apartments, restaurants, a gym, a spa and the city’s finest observation deck.
If you love luxurious items and international designer goods, Trang Tien Plaza- located in the South of Hoan Kiem Lake is a great choice for the richer or economic surplus. This shopping mall spreads over five floors with top fashion brands such as Cartier, Burberry, Ermenegasy Zegna and Louis Vuitton occupying the ground floor, electronics and home furnishings spread over the second and third floors and one supermarket on the fourth floor of many international goods. f the French Quarter
Another shopping mall for you to pick up some high quality, fashionable silk items such as dresses, apparel and hơm furnishing. Also known as Silk Street, this bustling 300 meter long street is lined with shops, tailors and fashion shops, but two of our absolute favorite products on Hang Gai Street is a famous brand of Khai Silk and Tan My Design. Located between high-end shops are narrow souvenir shops that sell cheaper – and lower quality – items and some great art galleries
Being jammed with small fashion shops and excellent restaurants – in spite of only 100 meters long, Nha Tho Street is in front of St. Giap Giap Church, which is very popular with the sophisticated set of Hanoi expat community and the foreign expat community. In particular, Things of Substance is a lovely Australian shop selling fashion and Vietnamese-style fabrics in Western sizes, and Mu Accessories sells fashion and apparel items with bold colors
Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 21:00
Reasonable prices, the diversity of fashionable goods, Hang Da Market is a ideal market for all classes in society with a modern, air-conditioned building which has a collection of fashion stalls selling cheap clothes, shoes, bags and accessories. On most weekdays, Hang Da MArket is quite empty as most of the customers are local Vietnamese, But on the weekends, there are more beats for this vast shopping space on the western edge of the old town near Ba Dinh square and Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum.
The surprising look of foreigners at the first time coming here is that this street onl sell thing : shoes There are hundreds of shoe-sellers lining the street and although the size of shoes that fits the Western men’s foot is not so much, there is plenty of choice in ladies shoes. Most of shoes’ brand is originated from Vietnamese factories , but there are some small imperfections, even trivial. There are also plenty of fake reproduction bags where Hang Dau Street meets Lo Su.
Thanh Binh Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in the French Quarter of Hanoi. Surrounded by five-star hotels, gourmet restaurants and Hanoi Stock Exchange, it’s no wonder the price here is high. Some of Vietnam’s most respected modern artists have works hanging in Thanh Binh Gallery and the scope of lacquer paintings is particularly good. The works here are sold to private collections and public organizations so you can be sure the artworks here are appreciated by critics.
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