Shopping in Hanoi - 16 Best Markets, Shops & Malls

Shopping in the capital city of Vietnam is an home-coming experience in itself. From local street markets to world-class malls, Hanoi is undoubtedly a shopper’s paradise. If it’s your first time visiting this beautiful city, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here is an exclusive list of the most popular shopping centres and areas in Hanoi for an unforgettable shopping spree! 

Local Markets in Hanoi

1. Hang Gai Street

Hang Gai or The Silk Street is very well known for the quality and wide range of silk products. It is the best place in town to buy silk products that are fashionable and durable. The street is full of shops selling silk cloth and tailor-made outfits. Bargaining is widespread here with a chance of a 30-50% reduction in price!  You can buy some great souvenirs from here for your friends and family.  
Look Out For: Apparels, scarves 
Address: Hang Gai Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Timings: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

2. Dong Xuan Market

Dong Xuan is the most significant and oldest market of Hanoi and is located at the northern end of the Old Quarter area of the city. Established in 1889, the unique feature is that it is an indoor street market. You’ll find clothing, electronics, accessories, grocery, souvenirs – all under one roof. No wonder it is one of the busiest and trendiest places in town filled with both locals and tourists. It is also famous for local cuisines as low as 15 VND. 
Look Out For: Handbags, handicrafts
Address: Dong Xuan Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Timings: 6:00 AM – 7:00 PM

3. Hang Dau Street

As you enter this shopping street, you’ll find nothing but shoes! Hang Dau is the pit spot for all kinds of footwear. There are hundreds of shops selling only shoes so you’ll not fall short of variety at all. The best about this market is that most of the shoes are branded but sold here at relatively cheaper rates. 
Look Out For: Boots, sandals
Address: 1 Pho Hang Da, Hanoi
Timings: 5:00 AM – 5:00 PM

4. Quang Ba Flower Market

Quang Ba Flower Market is probably the prettiest place in town. The amount of flowers bought and sold here is fascinating, and it always smells fresh! You’ll find hundreds of species of flowers here some of them being lilies, orchids, roses, and chrysanthemums. The market is the busiest in the early hours of 2:00 AM – 4:00 AM when the vendors bring in fresh produce. 
Look Out For: Lilies, chrysanthemums 
Address: Quong An, Tây Ho, Hà Noi, Vietnam
Timings: Open 24 hours

5. Ta Hien Street

For all the foodies out there, Ta Hien is where you ought to be! You’ll find one of the best food stalls at Ta Hien, and you can shop for some local ingredients as well. It is dearly called beer street as you’ll find locals laughing and drinking beer while living in the moment. The vibe of the place is electric, and the aroma makes you hungry. 
Look Out For: Green Mango Salad, Pho(noodle soup), banh cuon (steamed rolled rice pancake) 
Address: Ta Hien Street, Hanoi

6. Hanoi Night Market

Hanoi Weekend Market is the most famous street market in Hanoi. Located in the streets of the Old Quarter area, the weekend market has a lot of stalls selling local Vietnamese food and second-hand clothing. The whole street lights up during weekends as customers are ambushed to crack the best deal with the vendors. 
Look Out For: Ceramics, accessories
Address: 8 Hàng Dào, Hoàn Kiem, Hànoi, Vietnam
Timings: Friday to Sunday, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Popular Stores in Hanoi 

7. Metiseko

Shopping in Hanoi
Metiseko is famous in town for its silk dresses. So if you’re looking for some authentic clothing and designer stuff, head to Metiseko. The traditional dresses have elegant designs, and they offer home décor items as well. They have built a cosmopolitan approach and want to make a strong ‘Made In Vietnam’ identity. Weekends can be crowded, so visit it on any of the weekdays.  
Look Out For: Dresses, skirts, scarves 
Address: 03 Chau Thuong Van, 86 Nguyen Thai Hoc, 142 Tran Phu, Hoi An 00000, Vietnam
Timings: 8:30 AM - 9:30 PM

8. Collective Memory 

Collective Memory is a unique souvenir store that sells cliché items and products that can be integrated into your homes. It’s known to reflect Hanoi’s hip culture and targets a global audience. Their products are made on the lines of originality, quality, and cultural identity. 
Look Out For: Cushion covers, postcards, handmade soaps, books 
Address: 20 Nha hung street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Timings: 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM

9. Tanmy Design

Tanmy Design is the oldest embroidery shop in Hanoi. All of its products are handmade, and its embroidery tradition goes back to 1969 during the Vietnam War. They have come a long way, from embroidered handkerchiefs to full-fledged dresses. Highly skilled artisans work on product orders that are further structured to make some exquisite homeware items. The store has been running for four generations, and the product range has expanded and flourished with each generation. 
Look Out For: Embroidered pillowcases, tablecloths, dresses
Address: 66 Hang Gai, Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Timings: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

10. Hanoia House

Lacquerware is Vietnam’s best-known craft, and Hanoia is the best place to buy premium products. As you enter the premises, the vibe of craftsmanship fills the air as you see a world-class product range. Their designs completely stand out from other lacquerware stores to suit the international market. The prices are high to match the high-quality standard of service. So, to buy some expensive and real lacquerware, head to Hanoia House immediately! 
Look Out For: Lacquerware crockery, dinner sets, wine glasses
Address: 38 Hàng ?ào, Hoàn Ki?m, Hà N?i, Vietnam
Timings: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

11. Mode: On

You cannot pass by this store and not stop in awe! The bright pink walls and the welcoming sign make you want to go in and buy everything this store has to offer. It has almost everything from delicate flowers to millennial-designed teacups. With its extensive product range, Mode On is one of the best places in town to pick up a souvenir for your best friend or partner. 
Look Out For: Phone cases, notebooks, purses 
Address: 30 Hang Voi, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Timings: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

12. Bat Trang Village 

Bat Trang Village is renowned for its porcelain and ceramic items that are popular at the international level. You’ll find their products at stores such as IKEA and Target. They make beautiful handmade pottery items, and their famous designs include Dragons and Phoenix in clouds or The Four Holy Beasts. This 10th-century old village reflects Vietnamese culture at its best. You can have a hands-on experience by enrolling in one of their pottery workshops and taking away your very own little items! The fee of the seminar is 20.000 VND. 
Look Out For: Souvenirs made from ceramics and porcelain 
Address: Bat Trang Commune, Gia Lam District, Hanoi

Malls in Hanoi

13. Trang Tien Plaza

Trang Tien Plaza is a luxury shopping center that can be found in the heart of Hanoi. It has jewelry shops, beauty items, and high-end clothing labels, including Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and Prada. Trang Tien Plaza sells electronics, household appliances, clothing, and cosmetics. The mall also features a food court, theatres, and a play area for children. 

Look out for: Luxury fashion brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and Prada. Jewelry and beauty products and electronic goods and home appliances  
Address: 24 Hai Ba Trung, Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.  
Timing: 9:30 AM to 9:30 PM

14. Vincom Center

Vincom Centre Ba Trieu: Vincom Centre Ba Trieu is a contemporary shopping center with a vast selection of fashion brands, electronics, cosmetics, and dining options. Numerous national and international fashion retailers exist, including Zara, Pull & Bear, H&M, and Mango. Additionally, the mall contains a movie theatre and an ice skating rink.

Look out for: International and local fashion brands like Zara, Pull & Bear, H&M, and Mango. Restaurants and cafes  
Address: 191 Ba Trieu, Le Dai Hanh Ward, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi.  
Timing: 9:30 AM to 10:00 PM  

15. Vinhomes Royal City 

Vinhomes Mega Mall Hanoi
Vinhomes Royal City is a sizable shopping center that blends residential, entertainment, and retail space. It provides a wide selection of global brands for clothing, cosmetics, electronics, and home goods. The mall has an ice-skating rink, an indoor water park, and a movie theatre. 

Look out for: International fashion brands, Cosmetics and beauty products and Household items.  
Address: 72A Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi.  
Timing: 9:30 AM to 10:00 PM

16. Aeon Mall Long Bien

Aeon Mall Hanoi
Aeon Mall Long Bien is a retail center in the Japanese style that features both domestic and foreign brands. The shopping center has a food court, a grocery store, and a play area for kids. Aeon Mall is particularly well-known for its top-notch imported goods. 

Look out for: High-quality imported goods, a Supermarket, a food court, and a children's play area.  
Address: 27 Co Linh, Long Bien District, Hanoi.  
Timing: 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM

There’s so much more to every city than what meets the eye. As tourists, the best way to explore the culture of any place is by trying its local food and, of course, buying souvenirs to remember your time spent there. There is abundant shopping at Hanoi, and it ought to be on every shopaholic’s bucket list!

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