Crescent Mall, Ho Chi Minh City Overview

Located in Phu My Hung (considered the most popular area of District 7), the Crescent Mall is a premier shopping centre in Ho Chi Minh City with plenty of food, drinks, and entertainment options to keep the entire family happy. Surrounded by lush greenery and water fountains, the mall features more than 40 international brand outlets such as Nike, GAP, Marks & Spencer, Calvin Klein and Oasis. The Lakeview food court on the 5th floor provides a panoramic view that must not be missed.

The Crescent Mall has been recognized as one of the top five malls in Ho Chi Minh City along with Diamond Place, Vincom Centre Dong Khoi, TAX, and Union Square on the basis of parameters like size, location, customer service, and design. It is considered one of Ho Chi Minh City’s international standard shopping malls that can compete with malls in China, Singapore, and Hong Kong. In fact, some major fashion brands opened their first stores in Vietnam in this mall. A thriving urban shopping area, Crescent Mall is hugely popular amongst locals and tourists alike.

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Shopping at Crescent Mall

Catering to middle and upper-class shoppers, Crescent Mall sees the largest footfall from expats, wealthy Vietnam locals, and tourists. The shopping options include a variety of domestic and international brands. It’s probably not a place to visit if you’re looking for budget shopping opportunities. Instead, Crescent Mall offers a luxury shopping experience like no other, making it one of the most popular malls outside the city centre. Some big names that you’ll find here include DKNY, Niketown, Guess, French Connection, Diesel, Aldo, Accessorize, Banana Republic, Bossini, Charles and Keith, Converse, FCUK, H&M, Old Navy, Swarovski, Reebok, Oppo, and Esprit. From clothing and make-up to shoes and electronics, there are plenty of options here.

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Crescent Mall Food & Restaurants

For food options, you can visit the Crescent Mall’s food court or the many restaurants on the ground floor leading out to Crescent Lake. The ground floor is dedicated to Giant Supermarket where you can buy all sorts of food and beverage items. Other food and beverage outlets in the mall include cafes like Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Bread Talk, Smoothie Factory, and Gloria Jean’s Coffee; sit-down dining like Khao Lao, MOF, Phuc Long, KFC, Pizza Hut, Saigon’s Box Lunch, King BBQ, and Papparoti. There’s nothing quite like enjoying a good cup of coffee with an amazing lakeside view!

Cinema and Entertainment

Cinema: Crescent Mall’s offerings don’t end at shopping alone. On the topmost floor, it has a Megastar Cineplex that plays all the latest releases. It has a great A/V system and plush leather seating to assure a luxury cinema experience. Due to its location in District 7 that is outside the city centre, it is one of the least crowded cinemas with tickets priced at around VND 100- 150. However, these prices are said to go up on the weekends. There are six different theatre halls here and 1,200 seats ensuring a variety of movies and timings. Better yet, there is free mall parking post 9:00 PM for moviegoers.

Rock Climbing: Adventure junkies and families with kids will be happy to learn that Crescent Mall has an international rock climbing gym on its top floor. You’ll be able to spend hours on end climbing these walls with different types of difficulty levels.

Crescent Lake: Beside the mall is a large, man-made lake called Crescent Lake or Ban Nguyet Lake. As one of the most romantic sceneries in the city, it is hugely popular amongst the youth and couples. The lake and its gardens offer a wonderful chance to lounge in the open, clean air and feel a sense of calm in the otherwise bustling Ho Chi Minh City. 

How to Reach Crescent Mall

Crescent Mall is located near Nguyen Van Linh Parkway in District 7, close to the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre. Opposite the mall is a popular landmark called FV Hospital. The intersection from the expressway to the mall is quite large and can get crowded during peak hours. The mall’s large size means that there are multiple entrances, located at Nguyen Van Linh Parkway, Ton Dat Tien Street, Hoang Van Thai Street, and Nguyen Khac Vien Street.

The primary taxi stops to enter Crescent Mall are on Nguyen Van Linh side and Basement 1. As a popular commercial area, the mall is easily accessible by a variety of transport options. You can hire a taxi for around VND 150,000 from District 1. If you like to use public transport, you can catch a Ben Thanh bus going to Phu My Hung. The mall is a short walk from that bus stop.


1. The mall’s boulevard area is sometimes used to host concerts, exhibitions, human chess, dance performances and even magic shows which are all incredibly exciting. Be sure to check up on any upcoming events at The Crescent Mall
2. The food court and restaurants have a pre-paid system. On entering the mall, you’ll need to buy a purchase card and load it with money. This card will be used for all transactions inside the mall

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