Hue is definitely the best place to shop with plenty of products and many places to buy. It is famous for handicraft products, silk,… and all kinds of unique products which you can carry as gifts or souvenirs. It can be purchased for surprisingly low rates.
Are you wonder where to shop in Hue? Listed below are the top list places offering an interesting experience of shopping in Hue.
WHERE TO SHOP IN HUE
1. Dong Ba Market
Dong Ba Market is the oldest and biggest commercial center of Hue. It is located on the north bank of the Perfume River, near Truong Tien Bridge. This market has hundreds of stalls selling many things as clothing, handicrafts, house-ware items and fresh produce. The best time to visit is from 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM.
We can find all of the most special cultural souvenirs and gifts of Hue in Dong Ba Market. It includes me xung (Peanut and sesame candy ), tom chua (Hue Sour Shrimp), Non (Hue Conical Hat), Lotus Seeds,…
Besides that, It has a food court on the ground floor. In here, you can enjoy Hue’s delicious dishes such as Bun Bo Hue (Hue Beef noodle), Com/Bun Hen (Mussel Rice/ Noodle), Banh Khoai (Hue Fried Pancakes), Banh loc (Clear dumpling),…
How to buy in here? The first tip at Dong Ba Market is a bargain. And then, it will cheaper than when buying in bulk. If you are lucky and good at bargaining, this market can offer the best price.
Address: On Tran Hung Dao Street of Hue City and stretches from Trang Tien Bridge to Gia Hoi Bridge.
Opening Time: 3:00 AM – 8:30 PM
2. Gia Huy Silk Hue
Gia Huy Silk Hue is a tailor shop on Hue Walking Street. The tailor was established in 2005, and so far the store has expanded with 3 shops along with online sales websites. It is small but renowned for its good tailoring services and an extensive collection of textiles.
It has experienced and skilled staff. After taking your measurements, they can do the fastest your favorite designer dresses, tailor-made suits and jackets within 24 hours. The tailor also offers international shipping through Vietnam Post airmail. Besides that, Gia Huy Silk Hue also keeps your size details so that you can order another outfit online well after your holiday has finished.
If you have to adjust the product a few times, it will without charge until you’re happy with the end results.
Address: 48 – 50 Pham Ngu Lao Street, Hue City/
Opening Time: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
3. Lucbo Culture Space
Luc Bo Culture Space is located on Nguyen Chi Dieu Street, near Hue Imperial City. This is a souvenir shop, a museum and much more than that! From beginning to end, this place just is a joy. This beautiful house is a great place to come with family.
This shop has good teas, essential oils, and souvenirs. The prices in the shop are also quite reasonable it is an easy shopping experience. You should visit the area displaying and selling handicraft.
The Hue traditional crafts space is where you can have an excellent way to experience the culture of Hue. It is a great place not only to watch the display but also to learn how to make handcraft products such as paper ﬂowers, conical hat, kite,…
The staff is very friendly and helpful. They are eager to communicate and share some tips about Hue.
Address: 79 Nguyen Chi Dieu Street, Hue City.
Opening Time: 7:00 AM – 05:30 PM
4. Healing the Wounded Heart Hue
Healing the Wounded Heart Hue was founded in 2009 by a non-government organization. This shop is located on Vo Thi Sau Street. It is bought handicrafts, apparel, and accessories made from recycled items. Especially, every product is made by disabled people. The funds generated are then offered to house, a daily sponsored meal, fair wages, medical insurance,… to a number of disabled artisans in Hue. Money raised here goes towards help children in need of heart surgeries in Central Vietnam.
Some unique items sold here include bowls made from telephone wires of varied colors, silk scarves, handwoven with bamboo and food wrappers, photo frames from recycled beer cans.
Address: 23 Vo Thi Sau Street, Hue City.
Opening Time: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
5. The Gift Shops at the Pilgrimage Hotel
The gift shops at the Pilgrimage Hotel are great for buying traditional Vietnamese craftwork. It is outstanding. This shop offers a lot of variety of high-quality. The price is reasonable. The product is divided into four types of crafts, woodwork, silk/fabric, rattan/wicker, and ceramics. Besides that, it has also local craftsmen make the product to demonstrate their work. This place gives an amazing experience of shopping in Hue.
Address: 130 Minh Mang, Hue.