Lotte Mart Shopping Mall in District 7 (also called Lotte Mart District 7, Lotte Mart Nguyen Huu Tho, or Lotte Mart South Saigon) is a US$75-million venture and the first supermarket opened by Lotte Shopping in Vietnam. On 18th December 2008, they inaugurates Lotte Mart District 7 which was Vietnam’s biggest shopping center. Located in South Saigon, this mall has been one of the top shopping malls in Ho Chi Minh City the popular place for locals and visitors including many rich people and expats to go shopping, entertain and enjoy great foods.
General information about Lotte Mart Shopping Mall in District 7
Opening hours: 7:30 – 22:00
Address: 469 Nguyen Huu Tho Street, Tan Hung Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City. The mall is about 5 km from District 1 – the city center. It is located at the corner of Nguyen Huu Tho and Nguyen Thi Thap Streets – 2 most expensive streets in South Saigon.
Hotline: +84 914 430 969; Phone: +84 283 771 8989
Grand opening day: 18th December 2008
Owner: Lotte Shopping Co. Ltd a Korea-based company mainly engaged in the operation of department stores and also top 1 department store chains in Korea and Vietnam’s Minh Van Company.
Total area: 34,000 m2; Number of floors: 3
Building and architecture
The L-shaped building of Lotte Mart District 7 with the round corner where visitors can see the name sign of Lotte Mart in red color. The modern and stunning glass and alloy facade also impress customers. The open area around the building is large and used for flea market and parking. While other malls in the city center have parking areas in basements, Lotte Mart District 7 has a spacious outdoor motorcycle, bicycle and car parking. The building has 3 floors and a total area of 34,000 m2 including 15,800 m2 supermarket and the remaining area for leasing.
What to do at Lotte Mart Shopping Mall in District 7?
Lotte Mart suppermarket spreads over 2 floors: the ground and the first floors. Fashion and accessories and some cafes, L choice convenience store are located on the ground floor. Fahasha Bookstore, a toy store, lifestyle store, an electronics store, an indoor playground for kids, a game center are placed on the first floor. On the second floor, visitors can find many restaurants, a few cafes and CGV Cinema complex.
Most of the fashion and accessories stores are located on the ground floor and there are not as many fashion stores and brand names as other shopping malls such as Takashimaya and Vincomcenter Dong Khoi. However, there are enough things customers would like to buy at a mall: clothes for men, women, children, underwears, shoes, jewelry, eyeswear, luggages.
Go to supermarket
Lotte Mart Supermarket in Lotte Mart Shopping Mall in District 7 is rather big, it covers 2 floors and provides thousands of products. The food court serving Korean, Japanese, Vietnames, Chinese Western prepared meals, baked cakes. The dining area are spacious, furnished with wood tables and chairs and decorated with bamboo ceiling lights. The supermarket provide dried, fresh and live seafood in tanks. It also has the Be Goods store selling Korean products, most of which are foods and drinks.
Eat and drink
Restaurant brand names, located on the second floor (L3) offer menu of Korean, Japanese, Lao, Western and Asian cuisines. Famous coffee shop brand names including KOI The, Highlands Coffee, Angel in us Coffee, Phuc Long and many more are located on the ground floors.
Watch a movie
Buy some books
Buy a pet
The Nha Vat Yeu pet store next to the motorbike park on Nguyen Huu Tho Street is a good place to buy pets including hamsters and rabbits in Saigon.
Game zone, playground and toy store
Lotte Mart in District 7 is kid-friendly because there are many spaces for children. In the supermarket on the first floor (L2), there is a large indoor playground for kids with slide, bus model, an area for kids to play and create. My Kingdom toy store and Game Zone with lots of game machines are favorite stops of children and families at this mall.
Wander flea market at weekend
Every weekend, the open area around the mall is filled with stores selling everything including clothing, accessories, souvenirs, etc. Prices are cheap and quality is good at this flea market.
Buy specialties of Dalat
At Langfarm store in the area of supermarket on the first floor, customers can find lots of dried foods including dried fruits, nuts, condensed juices, tea and coffee.
Services at Lotte Mart Shopping Mall in District 7
Lotte Mart Shopping Mall in District 7 provide full services including Information counter, Delivery counter, Bags keeping counter. There is a showroom of Lotte brand name products on the ground floor. The mall is always decorated nicely, especially at Chrismas and Tet holiday.
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