Shopping in Vietnam Ho Chi Minh- Top 10 busiest shopping centres in Saigon
here are the list of the top 10 most bustling shopping malls in Saigon recently.
1. Cho Lon- Big Market
Fisrt of all, let’s go shopping in Vietnam Ho Chi Minh with Binh Tay Market, also known as Cho Lon Moi, built in the 1920s. The market has total area of over 17,000 m² , following an ancient architecture style of East Asia. There are more than 2,300 stalls in Binh Tay Market with more than 30 categories. Every year, over 120,000 foreign tourists visit and buy at the market . Coming to Binh Tay market, visitors can contemplate the ancient architecture, learn the history of the market and go shopping with reasonable prices.
Address: Thap Muoi, District 6
2. Nguyen Trai Street
Nguyen Trai is a long street between the two districts: 1 and 5 in Saigon but it is the place where the long term famous fashion clothes are sold.
Nguyen Trai can be divided into 3 zones. First, he area of Ward 15, District 5 is for the group of 15- 20 year- old customers . There are many kinds of goods with different origins: second-rate quality items, Thailand products, Chinese goods…. The price here is rather reasonable, about 70,000-300,000 VND / item. From Nguyen Trai – Le Hong Phong junction to Nguyen Trai – Ton That Tung intersection is the place converging some prestigious brands for young people, such as Viet Thy, Viet Tien, Tay Do, Sanding … Some shops located in the area of Nguyen Trai, District 1 are the most superior . This street is only about 200 meters but there are quite a lot of high-end shops with the value of each product ranges from 500,000 to several million. .
3. Saigon Square
With a variety of goods and especially in affordable prices, Sai Gon Square is known as “the shopping paradise in the heart of the city” … Because it is difficult to find a place to buy clothes which are just beautiful and unique, less tangible but affordable without coming here.
Saigon Square now has two centers: Saigon Square 1 on Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, District 1 and Saigon Square 2 on Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1. Located in the centre of the city,but people are still used to calling Saigon Square a “market”, yet it is not a normal market but a “high-end market”.
4. Aeon Mall Tan Phu Celadon
Aeon Mall Tan Phu Celadon is a commercial center belonged to a Japanese company . you can go shopping, relax and entertain at the same time and it is suitable for all ages. The center with professional and cóniderate staffs há a full convergence of good quality items from the prestigious brands.
Aeon Mall Tan Phu Celadon has a large space with 3 floors and a full range of goods, items from everyday products to clothing, leisure parks, aesthetic services, classrooms … The dining area with a spacious space including: restaurant, fast food stalls, foodcourt has become a place that customers can not ignore when coming to Sai Gon.
5. Crescent Mall
Officially opened in November 2011, Crescent Mall is considered as the first commercial center in Vietnam meeting international standards. It has a unique arcade design, which is comparable to the famous commercial center in Hong Kong,Singapore and many other countries in Asia. Currently, Crescent Mall offers more than 134 retail outlets throughout the five modern and spacious floor, along with two parking lot basements and a spacious outdoor car park.
Not only for shopping in Vietnam Ho Chi Minh, Crescent Mall’s spacious lobby is also a place for many music and cultural events. Fashion shows, concerts, live shows by celebrities, launch events, as well as free entertainment activities regularly held here have attracted a large number of visitors, making Crescent Mall a fun and entertaining venue not only for the young but also for families, parents and children.
6. Ben Thanh Market
Ben Thanh Market was built in 1914 with a total area of nearly 13,000 m², along with 1,437 households and more than 100 stalls of 9 enterprises The market has been upgraded to be spacious, clean . Goods in the market are also diversified to meet local and foreign consumers’ demand for sightseeing, shopping The market also has polite, enthusiastic managers. Security, fire and explosion prevention are ensured . Try visiting Ben Thanh Market once, so that you can feel the charm of the traditional Vietnamese market in the centre of the modern city.
7. Vincom Center
Vincom Center has always been favourite place to go shopping in Vietnam Ho Chi Minh city. Vincom Center is a big shopping center in Saigon,you can find many shops, food stores or office renting service here. Vincom Center is divided into 2: Vincom A (72 Le Thanh Ton) and Vincom B (45A Ly Tu Trong). Vincom A is in a building with French design style. Many products from international prestigious brands are displyed here. Furthermore, visiting Vincom A, you can enjoy the delicious and attractive food that includes the quintessence of the many ountries made by the skilled chefs. Vincom Center A is the best place for you to shop and relax.
8. SC VivoCity
SC VivoCity will be a reliable address to go shopping in Vietnam Ho Chi Minh . It is located on 1058 Nguyen Van Linh Street, District 7, SC VivoCity inherits the success of Singapore’s largest shopping mall – VivoCity – which has been listed the “Top 10 Shopping Destinations the world “in 2011. SC VivoCity is located in South Sai Gon – the most bustling urban area in Ho Chi Minh city and it is only about 5 km from the city center. With a total area of 41,000 m², a 5 floors and a basement, SC VivoCity Vietnam will be a complex for shopping, dining, and entertainment needs.
9. An Dong Market – An Dong Plaza
Established in 1954, An Dong Market is one of the central markets of the city with the main items including fabric, clothes, footwear … From the ground floor to the third floor is stalls with full range of categories like candy, fruit, fresh flowers, utensils, handicrafts … The upper floors are Cesar Hotel and Viet Hoa Branch. An Dong market is spacious, clean ,modern, very safe and convenient for customers. Today, besides An Dong market, An Dong Plaza is newly built with magnificence. An Dong Plaza shopping center consists of ground floor, mezzanine, from the first to third floor is for retailing with all kinds of items. This is a good suggestion for “Shopping in Vietnam Ho Chi Minh”
10. Lotte Mart Saigon South
“Shopping in Vietnam Ho Chi Minh” can be easier with Lotte Mart Saigon South. Lotte is the fifth largest corporation in Korea , working in many fields such as distribution, food, construction, entertainment, tourism, etc. The name “Lotte” was named by founder Shin Kyeok Ho . It is inspired from the novel “Werther’s Pain”. “Lotte” wants to become a business loved and trusted by many people like the main character in the story, beautiful and talented Charlotte. Lotte Mart has four commercial centers, but the busiest is Lotte Mart Nam Sai Gon