Must-see shopping in Ho Chi Minh City

  • Saigon Centre

    A sleek multi-level mall with flashy international shops, cafes and a Japanese-style food court in its basement level. On the 4th floor, tiNiWorld has a…

  • Annam Gourmet Market

    This large, fabulously stocked deli sells imported cheeses, wines, chocolates and other delicacies over two floors, with a fine cafe-restaurant crammed…

  • In The Mood

    Head to this little store in District 2 for fine-quality basketry, carvings, linen and cotton cushions and bags, copper water bottles, natural soaps and…

  • espace Michele deAlbert

    Designer homeware and furniture store combining European and Asian influences. Across the river in the expat area of District 2 in a stylish whitewashed…

  • Vincom Center

    The Vincom Center is divided into two towers, with upscale shopping, luxury brands (Dior, Hermès, Omega etc) and a popular food court in the basement of…

  • Ginkgo

    With two branches in the PNL area, this fun upmarket shop sells exuberant, brightly coloured T-shirts and hoodies, with a quirky Asian and Vietnamese…

  • Mai Lam

    Mai Lam is inspired by Vietnamese street style; head here for vibrant, innovative (but pricey) hand-stitched men's and women’s clothing and accessories.

  • Xom Chieu Market

    Non-touristy local market worth browsing for inexpensive clothes and cheap street eats. Tons of fresh fruit and veg are traded here on a daily basis.

  • Diamond Department Store

    Four floors of sleek, Western-style shopping topped by a very American level of 10-pin bowling, arcade games and a food hall.

  • Fahasa Bookshop

    An alternative location of the government-run bookshop with dictionaries, maps and general books in English and French.

  • SC Vivo City

    A sprawling international mall for those seeking retail therapy.