Hanoi is always full of excitement and fun, and shopping has never been out of the to-do list in this city. Here is our recommendation when it comes to shopping streets in Hanoi that you should not miss!
Table of Contents
1. Hang Gai Street
2. Hang Dao Street
3. Hang Da Street
4. Hang Dau Street
5. Hanoi Weekend Night Market
6. Nha Tho Street
7. Our tips to shopping in Hanoi
Shopping Streets in Hanoi – Hang Gai Street
Main Products: Silk and silk products
Hang Gai is a rather narrow street but packed with numerous silk shops
This street is very famous for its silk products
Hang Gai Street, also known as Silk Street, is a famous place for silk items, including souvenirs, apparel, furnishing, so on and so forth. This 300-meter long street connects Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square with Hang Bong Street, bringing a vibrant shopping vibe. You can ask a tailor to customize your items for an extra. There are 2 designers’ brands here that are very well-known: Khai Silk (113 Hang Gai) and Tan My Design (61 Hang Gai); you may want to drop in and check them out!
Shopping Streets in Hanoi – Hang Dao Street
Main Products: Clothing
You can visit Hang Dao Night Market to find affordable clothing items
Hang Dao Street is close to Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square and is about 260 meters in length. There is a variety of clothing stores and vendors situated along the street. The products sold here are mostly basics such as T-shirts, shorts, pants, jackets at a reasonable price. If you are still flustered about what to bring on your trip to Vietnam, it is a good idea to come here and shop for some situational items.
Shopping Streets in Hanoi – Hang Da Street
Main Products: Leather, clothing
Hang Da Market is one of the top local markets in Hanoi
Hang Da Street is used to be known for selling leather items, that is also why it has its name: “Da” (leather in Vietnamese). Hang Da Street is mostly known for being the home to Hang Da Market, which is the smaller version of Dong Xuan Market. The varieties of products here go from clothing, souvenirs, to food and beverage,…
Shopping Streets in Hanoi – Hang Dau Street
Main Products: Footwears and shoes
The common scene on Hang Dau Street is hundreds of stacks of shoes placed closely to each other
Hang Dau Street is full of shops that sell only footwear like shoes and sandals. Although the models can vary significantly, the size often runs a bit small, so you may want to try on those shoes if you plan to buy some home. And since the price is on the cheaper side, it would not be so durable!
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Shopping Streets in Hanoi – Hanoi Weekend Night Market
Hanoi Weekend Night Market is opened from 7 PM to 12 AM on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Hanoi Weekend Night Market runs from Hang Dao Street to the North edge of Dong Xuan Market. All the vendors gather on the road, selling food, souvenirs, shoes, clothing, furnishing, … at really affordable prices. The ambiance is lively and exciting with a great number of both locals and tourists choose to come here and enjoy their weekend nights.
Shopping Streets in Hanoi – Nha Tho Street
Main Products: Souvenirs, clothing
There’s some shopping to do around the iconic St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Hanoi
Nha Tho Street is right in front of St. Joseph’s Cathedral and is full of small fashion stores and brunch restaurants or cafés. The products sold here are mostly clothes and souvenirs like keychains, fabric, and figures. They are very diverse in models and colors but the price can be a little bit higher than that in street vendors around Hanoi Old Quarter or Hanoi Weekend Night Market, however, the quality is guaranteed!
Shopping Streets in Hanoi – Trang Tien Street
Main Products: Luxuries, designer brands
Trang Tien Plaza is the crown jewel of the luxurious Trang Tien Street
Trang Tien Street is located in the corner of Hanoi and near Hoan Kiem Lake. It is one of the most famous streets and is known to be the paradise of luxury, high-end brands. Trang Tien Plaza, a familiar address with designer brand enthusiasts, is also situated right on this street. If you want to have the chance to explore Hanoi and purchasing some higher-price items from brands such as Dior, Calvin Klein Jeans, Burberry, Cartier, and so on, Trang Tien Street is a good choice!
Our Tips on Shopping Streets in Hanoi
- Keep an eye on your belongings, in these local and crowded places, the security is often very loose
- Bargain for the best possible price, check out our guide to bargain in Vietnam
- Be careful when choosing famous brands’ products (Nike, Adidas,…) in streetside shops, since they might be knock-offs and not authentic
- Do research to find credible shops and vendors to avoid being scammed
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Our Take on Shopping Streets in Hanoi
Above are our choices for the best shopping streets in Hanoi to cater to all you shopaholics. So, whenever you’re looking for affordable clothing items, souvenirs or even high-end products, remember to check out these locations in town. If you find our blog helpful, please share it with your friends and leave your comments or questions should there be any.
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