Best Places to Go Shopping in Saigon

Motorbike Saigon Sightseeing Tour

1. Ben Thanh market

Ben Thanh Market In Saigon Tracy

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Address: Le Loi street, District 1, HCMC

Plus:

  • Ben Thanh market is famous for its rich history and architecture.
  • It’s conveniently located at the center of the city.
  • A wide range of goods for your choice: clothes, shoes, bags, watches, jewelries, dried foods, tea, coffee, souvenirs, foods…
  • Vendors can speak English well.

Minus:

  • You have to bargain by discounting the price told by trader 50%.
  • Always crowded with foreign visitors.

2. Tan Dinh market

Tan Dinh Market In Saigon

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Address: 1 Nguyen Huu Cau street, District 1, HCMC

Plus:

  • Local market where you can see how locals buy and sell every things from foods, lively animals, fruits to clothes, materials, commodities.
  • Special for materials, especially materials to making Ao Dai.
  • Prices of materials are marked so that you don’t have to bargain.
  • Vendors are friendlier.
  • It’s about 3 km far from center of Saigon, you can take a taxi there between 10-15 minutes.
  • The security guards work well, so that you are safe to walk in the market.

Minus:

  • Vendors couldn’t speak English well.

3. An Dong market

An Dong Market In Saigon Tracy

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Address: 34-36 An Duong Vuong street,District 5, HCMC

Plus:

  • Wholesale market where most of vendors sell clothes, materials, shoes and fashion accessories.
  • The quality of the items is good.
  • It’s about 4 km far from center of Saigon, you can take a taxi there between 10-15 minutes.

Minus:

  • Vendors couldn’t speak English well.
  • The prices are higher in comparison to Tan Binh market.
  • You have to bargain, but not much.

4. Tan Binh market

Tan Binh Market In Saigon

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Address: 172-174M Ly Thuong Kiet street, District Tan Binh, HCMC

Plus:

  • Wholesale market where most of vendors sell clothes, materials, shoes and fashion accessories.
  • The prices are lower in comparison to Ben Thanh market and An Dong.

Minus:

  • Vendors couldn’t speak English well.
  • It’s about 6 km far from center of Saigon, you can take a taxi there about 20 minutes.
  • You have to bargain, but not much.

5. Saigon Square 1, Saigon Square 2

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Address:

Saigon Square 1 at 77 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia street, District 1, HCMC

Saigon Square 2 at 7-9 Ton Duc Thang street, District 1, HCMC

Plus:

  • Located at center of Saigon.
  • Wide range of clothes, materials, shoes and fashion accessories.
  • The prices are reasonable if you know how to bargain.
  • Quality is good but you have to know which is high quality item.
  • Vendors speak English well.

Minus:

  • You have to bargain, but not much.

6. Diamond Plaza

6. Diamond Plaza

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Address: 34 Le Duan street, District 1, HCMC

Plus:

  • Located near Notre Dame Cathedral.
  • Convenient shopping center with famous brands.
  • Vendors speak English well.
  • You don’t have to bargain because the price is fixed.

Minus:

  • Price is higher than items at market.

7. Vincomn Center

7. Vincomn Center

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Address: 70-72 Le Thanh Ton street, District 1, HCMC

Plus:

  • Located at center of the city.
  • Convenient shopping center with famous brands.
  • Vendors speak English well.
  • You don’t have to bargain because the price is fixed.

Minus:

  • Price is higher than items at market.

8. Nguyen Trai street

Nguyen Trai Fashion Street Tracy

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 Plus:

  • A long street full of fashion shops which sell from expensive to cheap items.
  • The street is busiest at night and it’s worth a visit to see the crowded street with shoppers.

Minus:

  • You have to bargain.
  • Vendors couldn’t speak English well.

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