Shopping in Ho Chi Minh is a surreal experience, as boutique fashion is extremely prominent here than the rest of Southeast Asia. Here’s a list of shopping places you can explore.


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Ben Thanh Market

If you’re looking to buy local handicrafts, branded goods, art and other souvenirs, then Ben Thanh Market is where you need to go! Less than 15 minutes away from Somerset D1mension HCMC, this market is extremely big. As the day goes on, restaurants open up around the market and the air is filled with the aroma of great food.

Saigon Square

For the best prices in the city, you must visit Ho Chi Minh city. This two-storey wholesale fashion mall is perfect for those looking to bargain. The endless number of small stalls with men and women’s apparel, shoes, accessories and jewellery are fairly easy to skim through!

Diamond Plaza

Within close vicinity to many a Saigon serviced apartment, this department store is close to several of the city’s iconic attractions. Fashion, homeware and sports goods are what you’ll find in here, together with multiple dining and entertainment venues.

Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+