Shopaholics will find paradise in Hoi Chi Minh City. Hoi Chi Minh city is worldly known for its quality and unique goods at affordable and bargainable prices. You can’t help but throw yourself into shopping in Vietnam’s largest city. A variety of shopping malls are springing up in Vietnam’s largest city bringing with them a variety of products to choose from.
On your Vietnam tour you can visit the Hoi Chi Minh City markets. You will fall head over heels in love with the products sold in there. Take a tour to An Dong Market, the biggest fabric Market in Hoi Chi Minh City and you will get whatever fabric you desire. Several stalls exit selling different textiles but you are sure to find what you need. The markets in Hoi Chi Minh City are just a bucket full of everything; from spice vendors to food venders and goldsmiths. They have everything any other big market can have. Everything that is commonly eaten, worn or use in Vietnam is found in these markets piled high and souvenir items also in equal abundance. And of course you can’t miss the freshest fruits and vegetables and sea foods which are always in steady supply throughout the day. It gets amazing. Once the indoors markets close night markets open outside until midnight so you can explore the City’s French architecture on your Vietnam tour packages during the day then later in the evening you can go shop for anything.
For souvenirs, Ben Thanh market is the recommended market where some typical and cheap sovenirs are sold for tourists to bring home as memory of Vietnam holiday.
You can take a walk along the less chaotic street of Xo Viet Nghe Tinh to relax and cool down from the hustles and bustles of the city markets. Here there are no big shops, no malls or vendors clustering together. You can buy bread from different bakeries along the street, fresh fruits. For foodies, no street beats this street. There are an abundance of roadside kitchens. You can dine in on the mouth watering Vietnamese dishes. You can have a bowl of pho to replenish your energy or sip the fresh sugarcane juice. However street shopping in the capital becomes chaotic during rush hours when traffic jams occur frequently. But you can just suck it all up and join in on the hustles and bustles of Vietnamese traffic.
How best can you remember Vietnam if you don’t carry souvenirs back home? You can also purchase unique gifts for your friends and family back home. You can get unique beautifully handmade silk quilts sewn by the Vietnamese tailors. Several French-run shops specialize in giving prominence to its revolutionary patterns coffee mugs, coasters, jigsaws and T-shirts. You can also find stalls and shops selling vibrant and colorful hand stitched men and women clothing and accessories.
You can make your home look pretty with furniture and hardware from Hoi Chi Minh city. You can find designer home ware and boutique that include collection by the renowned Cambodian-French designers. You can also buy bamboo bowls and serving platters to use in your kitchen.