Where to shop in Hanoi Vietnam

Are you looking for the perfect Hanoi – Vietnam souvenirs? It is no lack of choice to shopping in this capital of Vietnam. It offers you a wide range of items for those who love shopping such as: silk, clothing, these local, traditional, handmade, keepsakes,… Here are “Where to shop in Hanoi Vietnam” that you must visit when visiting Hanoi.

1. Dong Xuan Market

Dong Xuan Market is the biggest covered market in Hanoi. This Market is established in 1889 in the French Old Quarter. It offers a wide range of goods from food to fabrics, clothing, hats, shoes, toys and beads. It has a bustling market section on the ground floor, numerous stalls souvenir on the the upper levels. There’s also a massive dining area within this market. Dong Xuan market sold most of the goods in bulk so you can buy much cheaper than retailing. Notes, it is very crowded every time so you should keep your eyes on your belongings. The best time to go shopping is in the afternoon.

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Opening Hours: Daily 07:00am – 09:00pm

Address: Dong Xuan Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

2. Hang Gai Street

Hang Gai Street (also known as Silk Street) is the best place in Hanoi to pick up some high quality, fashionable silk materials, such as dresses, apparel and home furnishings. They are sold in shops of old-fashioned lime that have been operating for decades.

This street is a short street (300 metre-long) that links Hang Bong Street in the west and Hang Dao Street in the south. It is famous for its silk shops and tailor-made tailors. This area has existed for more than 1,000 years but the traditional architecture by the years still exists.

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You can have a high quality clothing in 48 hours in here. You will also find a lot of silk patterns, locally produced bags, embroidered Vietnamese fabrics and handcrafted souvenirs.

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

Address: Hang Gai Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

3. Hang Bac Street

Hang Bac Street is known for one of the oldest streets in Vietnam with the famous silver craft. It was dating back to the 13th century under the reign of Le Thanh Tong (1469-1497) when silver casters where brought here from rural villages by request of him.

This street is famous for skills of silver manipulating and jewelry making with many small outlets of jewellers selling necklaces, rings,and many types of inexpensive fashion pieces.

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

Address: Hang Bac Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

4. Hanoi Weekend Night Market

The Weekend Night Market in Hanoi is hold on every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It is approximately 3 km in length from the Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc square to the Dong Xuan market gate.

It is a busy, bustling gathering of the roadside stalls and the attractive dining paradise with enough street food. Each of these stalls sells different kinds of produces from stalls which sell clothing, hats, cosmetics to handicraft products made in Hanoi ( such as ceramic, porcelain, bamboo, wood,…).

hanoi-nightmarket - Where to shop in Hanoi Vietnam

(Where to shop in Hanoi Vietnam)

All the food are pretty cheap here, with prices starting at 20,000 VND, you can also find plenty of Hanoi dishes such as pho, bun cha, bun thang, cha ca, banh mi,… Every Saturday night, it is also a place for performing traditional art and street arts.

Opening Hours: Friday – Sunday from 07:00pm – 11:00pm

Address: Hang Dao Street, Old Quarter, Hanoi.

5. A Dong Gallery

A Dong Gallery is the place has a great collection of wonderful artworks. Occupying a multi storey building along Trang Tien Street, it is a showcase of hundreds of the collection of paintings, portraits and antiques by renowned artists in Vietnam.


Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am – 06:00pm

Address: 47 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hano

6. Cho Hom Market

No one knows exactly when this market first appeared. What we do know is that it is a survivor. This is an afternoon market just like its name – “Hom” where you can get fresh vegetables, foodstuffs of all kinds as well as other dry goods like fabrics.

All the goods here has the top quality and its seafood is the best. Even some food which are difficult to buy in the normal market, can be found easily in here. You should be come to Cho Hom Market to know how Vietnamese cook and enjoy foods.


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In addition to the food market, the market is known for selling the most extensive collection of fabrics in Hanoi. Any kind of fabric (mainly selected from the finest linens) you like is available there

Opening Hours: Daily 06:00am -05:00pm

Address: 293 Tran Nhan Tong, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi

7. Hang Da Market

Hang Da Market is located in the intersection of Ha Trung, Duong Thanh and Hang Dieu street. It is a popular hang-out among the tourists visiting Hanoi with houses an electic array of stalls. The outside of three storey shopping mall is also very beautiful with its white multi-perforated facade.


The most prominent products here are leather products, clothes, fresh food, ceramic and pottery and flowers. Although Hang Da market is smaller than the Dong Xuan market, it would be more expensive for you to buy retailed products in Dong Xuan Market than Hang Da market.

Opening Hours: Daily 05:00am – 05:00pm

Address: 01 Hang Da Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

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