Shopping In Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh city is well known for its frantic pace of life. This is one of the world’s most rapidly developing cities, business is booming, skyscrapers are flying up. It changes day by days.

If you are going to buy presents, toys or clothes, center zones in Ho Chi Minh city supplies you a lot of choices. At the market you can find a lot of wooden kinds. There are also low- priced goods, which are worth less than one hundred VND. The best way is that you should compare products and prices do not just buy the first item in the first shop. To find prefect goods, Cho lon ( Big Maket) and Ben Thanh market are these ideal places.

If you are here, you will feel that you are losing in the world of the shopping paradise. You will much desire shopping in the city. You will satisfy with the various  quantity, the  prices,  and specially  the hospitality of Vietnamese charming female sellers!

Shopping Guide

When coming here, I can sure that you will buy your desired goods. It is very popular when you bargain in Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City as well. Normally, sellers will give you a little higher price. Although, some tourists do not like bargaining, you should do that to have good prices with your desired items.  The maximum price you are willing to pay is the value of your desire for the item. However, if you buy in famous shops with the items having price labels, there is almost no bargaining.

Ideals shopping zones:

It is very difficult to go shopping in Sai Gon if you do not have a clear guide. So as to facilitate you, here listed the best shopping  areas :

Stores & Markets:

  1. Cheap & Chic Bling-Blings  - 39 Le Duan St., Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Sai Gon
  2. Tax Supermarket by machomikemd – 51 Nguyen Trai, Q1-TP, Ho Chi Minh city
  3. Ben Thanh market – Dist.1, city center, HCMC


1. First Modern Mall in Sai Gon by machomikemd- 69 Dong Khoi, District 1, Sai Gon, Vietnam

2. Lucky Plaza Mall by machomikemd – 51 Nguyen Trai, Q1-TP, Ho Chi Minh city

3. Souvenir T-shirts! – Nguyet Cung,  213 Dong Khoi

Asian Foods:

  1. Pho Mua Sam Night Market Hawker Centers- Le Loi Streets, District 1, Saigon


` 2. Hoang silk 201 Dong Khoi St, Ho Chi Minh city City

Souvenir   Shops:

`1.Dogma – 175 Ð De Tham Pham Ngu Lao Area

`2.Lotus: 25 Ð Dong Khoi Dong Khoi Area

`3.Unique Viet Art Objects – 11 Lam Son Square, Dist.1, HCMC

Big shopping centers

Tax Department Store – Intersection of Nguyen Hue and Le Loi Streets, Dist.1, HCMC

Ben Thanh market – Dist.1, city center, HCMC

Binh Tay market – Dist.5, one of the main markets of Cholon

Diamond Plaza – 37 Le Duan, Dist.1, HCMC


Anh Thu – 48 Le Lai Str., Dist.1, HCMC

Saigon – 2 Nguyen Trai Str., Dist.1, HCMC


Oriental Home – 2A Le Duan, Dist.1, HCMC

Trends – 23 Dong Du, Dist.1, HCMC

Bao Nghi – 127 Dong Khoi, Dist.1, HCMC

Cam Tu – 10-12 Nguyen Thien Thuat, Dist.3, HCMC


Emotion – 89 Dong  Khoi, Dist.1, HCMC

Silk Road – 98 Mac Thi Buoi, Dist.1, HCMC

Toan Thinh Silk – 12-14 Pham Phu Thu, Tan Binh Dist., HCMC

Khai Silk – 107 Dong Khoi, Dist.1, HCMC

Crafts & Souvenirs

Cocochine Saigon – 95 Nguyen Hue, Dist.1, HCMC

Handicraft – Shop 115, Me Linh Point Shopping Center, HCMC

Indochine House – 27 Dong Du, Dist.1, HCMC

Ju Ju shops – 58 Dong Du, Dist.1, HCMC

Unique Viet Art Objects – 11 Lam Son Square, Dist.1, HCMC

Pottery & Ceramics

Celadon Green – 29 Dong Du, Dist.1, HCMC

Q Home – 65 Le Loi, Dist.1, HCMC

Van Hien Pottery Shop – 91A Pasteur, Dist.1, HCMC


Citimart – 21-23 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Dist.1, HCMC

Co-op Mart – 189C Cong Quynh, Dist.1; or 168 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Dist.3, HCMC

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