Shopping guide in Hue

You don’t know where to shop and what to buy in Hue, here is some address and suggestion:

Dong Ba Market

This market located on the north bank of the Perfume River, not far from where the Hue Citadel sites, Dong Ba Market sell everything from clothing, house-ware items to souvenirs and all at reasonable prices. Local food, fruit and Vietnamese wine sold here.

Location: Chương Dương, Phu Hoa Street.

Incense and Conical Hat Village

Near the tomb of Tu Duc, make sure you stop by this roadside village and observe how locals make sandalwood and cinnamon incense as well as traditional Hue conical hats.

Location: Thuy Xuan, Tha Thien Hue, Vietnam

Du Ca Art Gallery

A small gallery in Hue’s backpacker district showing mostly lacquers works. It established in 2004 to showcase Pham Trinh’s artwork, Du Ca celebrates his marriage of traditional Vietnamese imagery and Western inspired abstraction.

Location: 24 Pham Ngu Lao, Hue

The Gift Shops at the Pilgrimage Hotel

If you want to buy traditional and local crafts, silk/fabric, woodwork, ceramics and rattan/wicker, the gift shops at Pilgrimage hotel is an ideal shop. The quality of the merchandise is good and the selection and prices are reasonable

Location: 130 Minh Mạng, Thủy Xuân


  • Trang Tien Plaza

A small shopping centre between Trang Tien Bridge and Dong Ba Market with a Coopmart supermarket

Location: 6 Tran Hung Dao Street / Opening hours: 8am-10pm

  • Blue de Hue

Well-regarded antiques store selling stonework, ceramics, laquerware and wooden carvings.

Location: 43 Vo Thi Sau Street/ Opening hours: 7.30am-6.30pm

  • Phu Xuan Bookstore

Phu Xuan Bookstore has a selection of English-language books. The rooftop cafe has free wi-fi.

Location: 131 Tran Hung Dao Street / Opening hours: 8are-noon & 1-10pm

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