Shopping guide in Halong

Going shopping is one of fantastic experience in Halong despite of limited options for visitors. If you are shopping lover, below are some advice places for you. Let’s go!

Halong Market

Halong Market is one of the most attractive destinations in the city, located in the center of Halong City at Bach Dang Street, and considered as the largest market of this coastal city. Here sell diverse in range from normal to luxurious goods and pretty competitive in price. This is also one of the places that sell specialties of Halong City with most ensured quality and reasonable price.

Halong Market opens all week, from 6.00 am to 6.30 pm.

Halong Night Market

Night market is a place that you should go if you want to by handmade products, clothes, and other dispensable item or something is unique in Halong like necklaces made from seashells, snails, wooden small boats, etc. And sellers here are friendly with advance English skill.

Please note that making a bargain before buying something; you can save by 30-50 % more than original ones.  And Halong Night Market opens 7 days a week, from 6.00pm until midnight

Bai Chay Commercial center

Bai Chay Commercial center is one of the largest and most modern shopping center in Halong City. Products sold in here are very diverse from regular to deluxe goods, and price range is a little bit higher than other markets in the city.

Halong Vincom Center

If you want to buy the best quality products by famous brands, Halong Vincom Center is the good choice for you. It contains chain of fashion stores, education consulting offices, a food court, an ice rink, a supermarket, clinics, a cinema and a game center.

Binh Lieu Market

Binh Lieu market is far different from the above markets like commercial center, located in the highlands of Quang Ninh province. And most of sellers are from ethnic groups like Tay, Dao, ect. The main products are sold mostly agricultural products such as rice, corn or oils of cinnamon, anise, especially forest honey.  It’s quite interesting.

Floating Market

Floating market in Halong is type of selling on a small boat by local people. Visitors could buy drinks, chewing gums, fruits and vegetables, biscuits and snacks when enjoying the lively life. However the prices of these stuffs are more expensive than others.

Further reading:  Vietnam Travel Guide   and Halong seafood . And  make sure you check your Vietnam visa requirement  before you have a plan go to Vietnam


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