Shopping malls in Ho Chi Minh City are the best places to be (after its vibrant street markets) for a satisfying shopping experience during your holiday. Easily accessible on foot or cyclo, these shopping malls are also conveniently located near five-star hotels and popular landmarks such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Benh Than Market, and Saigon Central Post Office. While cosmetics, apparel, accessories, and kitchenware are sold at fixed prices, you can find an array of international brands and renowned local designs within these shopping malls.
There are also plenty of dining outlets and entertainment centres to fill your time and tummy after you’ve shopped to your heart’s content. Whether you’re looking for one convenient stop for all your retail needs or a temporary retreat from Saigon’s scorching afternoons, here’s our list of Saigon’s most popular shopping malls.
Vincom CenterLe Thanh Ton Street
Vincom Center comprises of two buildings with more than 250 retail outlets, making it the largest shopping mall in Ho Chi Minh City. Vincom Center A occupies a charming French colonial building where you can shop for electronics, home décor, and upmarket brands such as Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss and Hermes. Just behind it is the more modern Vincom Center B, which is housed within the first seven floors of a glass-fronted skyscraper, selling high street brands, sports apparel, and homeware. Vincom Center is also great for enjoying familiar food outlets such as Carl’s Jr, Seoul Garden, and Tous les Jours Bakery while the Games Center is fitted with air hockey, basketball hoops, bumper cars, and arcade games. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 22:00
- Address: (Vincom Center A) 171 Dong Khoi & (Vincom Center B) 72 Le Thanh Ton Street
- Tel: +84 83 936 9999
Saigon SquareDistrict 1
A five-minute walk from Benh Thanh Market, Saigon Square is a two-storey wholesale fashion mall that offers some of the best prices in Ho Chi Minh City. Perfect for bargain hunters, there are seemingly endless aisles of small stalls selling t-shirts, men’s and women’s apparel, shoes, handbags, swimwear, luggage, jewellery, and textiles. While the prices on the tags may be slightly inflated, bargaining is expected, so you should never accept the opening bid. As it’s also fairly easy to see stalls selling similar items; just browse around the shopping mall before settling for an asking price that you’re comfortable with. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 22:00
- Address: 77 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Takashimaya VietnamDistrict 1
Takashimaya Vietnam is the first Japanese department store branch in Ho Chi Minh City, carrying a wide range of products from Japan, Europe, and the US. Appealing to mostly middle and upper-class shoppers, the five-storey department store has a total retail space of 15,000 square meters. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 09:30 – 21:30
- Address: 92-94 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 83 821 1819
Diamond PlazaDistrict 1
Occupying a refurbished colonial building, Diamond Plaza overlooks prominent Saigon landmarks such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Central Post Office, and 30-4 Park. Offering over four floors of cosmetics, apparel, toys, and accessories, you can shop for popular upmarket and street brands such as Estee Lauder, Coach, Crabtree & Evelyn, Levi’s, Converse, PUMA, Lego, and Samsonite. After a day of shopping, there’s a food court as well as numerous dining outlets and family-friendly entertainment centres to enjoy, including a bowling alley, kid’s playroom, and cinema. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 09:30 – 22:30
- Address: 34 Le Duan Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 83 825 7750
Parkson PlazaDistrict 1
While there are numerous outlets of Parkson Plaza within Ho Chi Minh City, the most popular one is set along District 1’s Le Thanh Ton Street. Found just behind Vincom Center B, this international-standard department store houses cosmetics and perfumes on the ground floor, fashion for men and women on the second and third floors, and the fourth floor hosts homeware and dining outlets. It’s a great place to shop for mid-range and upmarket products such as Coach, Calvin Klein, Shu Uemura, Bobbi Brown, Clinique, Esprit, and Lacoste.
- Opening Hours: Daily 9:30 - 22:00
- Address: 45 Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 83 827 7636