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Top 10 shopping places in Saigon

posted Apr 18, 2014, 6:48 PM by Long Quoc Tran   [ updated Apr 18, 2014, 6:51 PM ]
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1 IPA-NIMA
77-79 DONG KHOI DISTRICT 1 HO CHI MINH VIETNAM
84835153980 

Ipa-Nima is known for unique creations featuring striking colour schemes and ingenious embellishments. Meticulously crafted and exuberant collections are inspired by imaginative themes, ranging from a Moroccan sunset to the journey of an exiled Geisha to the sensual cyber adventures of Barbarella and beyond. Always eye-catching and trendy, Ipa-Nima accessories are yet intangibly timeless and sophisticated.
http://www.ipa-nima.com/ 


2 GAYA
1 NGUYEN VAN TRANG DISTRICT 1 HO CHI MINH VIETNAM
84839251495 

Established in 2003 by a collection of French designers, Gaya's two outlets specialise in fashion and gifts inspired by the Parisian art scene. The first international designer showroom in Vietnam pioneered new retail concepts in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. The multi-level, stylish Gaya is the perfect platform to exclusively showcase their signature lacquer tableware and high end jewelry pieces.
http://www.gayavietnam.com/ 


3 LE CONG KIEU STREET
LE CONG KIEU DISTRICT 1 HO CHI MINH VIETNAM

The city’s antique collectors long whispered about Le Cong Kieu Street years before curious tourists added it to their itineraries. The small street is a joint Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street and Pho Duc Chinh Street, a two-minute walk from the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art Museum or Ben Thanh Market. About 10 antique shops are scattered on this small street offering an abundant choice of antiques from colonial and pre-colonial times.


4 VINCOM CENTER B
70-72 LE THANH TON STREET DISTRICT 1 HO CHI MINH VIETNAM
84839369999 

A six-storey shopping centre that houses the world's most famous luxury brands plus more than 250 fashion retailers and various restaurants. Each level has a coffee corner to help weary shoppers recoup while looking over the city. Vinpearl Games features fun & games for wide range of ages.

http://www.vincomcenter.com/ 


5 PARKSON - LE THANH TON
45 LE THANH TON DISTRICT 1 HO CHI MINH CITY VIETNAM
84838277636 
Another department store located near to the hotel, features mostly popular international brands such as clarins, Estee Lauder, Calvin Klein, Guess. Its ideal location sees one entrance facing Dong Khoi Street, the center of retail in Sagon.


6 DIAMOND PLAZA
34 LE DUAN BOULEVARD DISTRICT 1 HO CHI MINH CITY VIETNAM
84838225500 

Located imidiately opposite Kumho Plaza, which houses the InterContinental Asiana Saigon, Diamond Plaza department store inldues four storeys of retail presents the world famous fashion brands such as Givenchy, Salvatore Ferragamo, Burberry, Bvlgari, Montblanc and importaed jewelery from Italy, France.


7 XQ EMBROIDERY
70B LE LOI STREET. DISTRICT 1 HO CHI MINH CITY VIETNAM
84838277305 

Running through the fabric of the culture, the music, the poems and the art of the peole of Vietnam, XQ's hand-spun embroidered artworks capture the essence of all that is Vietnamese. With thousands of workers forming virtual village of embroiderers, XQ showcases their work at a central location, to the exacting standards of the company's founder.


8 T&V TAILOR
39 DONG DU STREET DISTRICT 1 HO CHI MINH CITY VIETNAM
84838244556 

Returning from Vietnam without a bag full of tailor-made clothing is something of a waste. Located a short stroll from InterContinental Asiana Saigon, T&V is run by two sisters who dare to be alittle different than your run-of-the-mill Saigon tourist-tailors. Daring cuts, virtually end less fabric choices, and importantly 1-2 day turnarounds make T&V a favourite.


9 BEN THANH MARKET
LE LOI STREET DISTRICT 1 HO CHI MINH CITY VIETNAM

Ben Thanh Market sits right in the middle of the town, and is notable for its clothing, shoes, fabrics, coffee and, increasingly, souvenirs, as the tourist trade comes to overtake the local relevance of the market. The market houses fresh food and specialty products from all three regions of Viet Nam. By night the streets flanking Ben Thanh Market on the East and West sides transform into a bustling night market full of assorted t-shirts, shoes and jewellery vendors.


10 SAIGON SQUARE
CONER NAM KY KHOI NGHIA AND LE LOI ST HO CHI MINH CITY VIETNAM

Saigon Square is a representative of modern shopping in Saigonese, with swanky interiors include a large supermarket encircled by twenty other retail outlets of up market brands like Hugo Boss, Longines, Motorola, Nokia etc. There are also other shops which sell designer sunglasses, watches, furniture, air conditioners, luggage clothes and shoes. Please bear in mind that you need to bargain at least half of the price for most items and then slowly increase.

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