Hanoi Haggling


Hanoi is a real mecca for hardcore bargain hunters. From inexpensive clothing and souvenir items to exceptional fabric and jewelry, there's always something that fits every budget. It's time to make room in your luggage for some amazing goodies! Take full advantage of the city's bustling local markets and get ready to haggle your way to the best prices!

Updated a year ago

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Đồng Xuân Market

Chợ Đồng Xuân

Hanoi, Vietnam • Recommendation • a year ago

Kick off an exhilarating shopping spree at Hanoi’s largest indoor bazaar, Đồng Xuân Market! The four-story structure was built in 1889 and has already survived many renovations. Its most recent happened back in 1994 when a fire nearly destroyed the entire place. The good news is that they were able to get back on their feet, and Đồng Xuân remains as busy as ever! Explore the wet market section on the ground floor to see locals stock up on meat, fresh produce, and flowers from all over the country. Then, make your way to the upper levels to find an assortment of clothes, electronics, and handicrafts—all at wholesale prices!

Đồng Xuân Street, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Hanoi Weekend Night Market

Chợ Hoa Quảng Bá

Hanoi, Vietnam • Recommendation • a year ago

Your haggling skills will definitely come in handy at the Hanoi Weekend Night Market! Get the most out of your buck as you scour the long stretch of roadside stalls selling almost everything you could look for: affordable t-shirts, shoes, ceramics, handmade postcards, and so much more! Prepare for a bit of a walk; the adventure starts from Hàng Đào Street and ends on the border of Đồng Xuân Market. In case you get hungry, recharge at any of the food kiosks hawking delicious Hanoi fare before diving back in!

8 Hàng Đào Street, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Chợ Hôm Market

Chợ Hôm

Hanoi, Vietnam • Recommendation • a year ago

Chợ Hôm Market is the ideal spot to purchase all sorts of high-quality fabric. The first floor peddles the usual fruits, vegetables, seafood, and household appliances. Head straight to the second floor for Chợ Hôm’s main draw. It attracts local designers and tourists looking for cotton, silk, linen, wool, and nylon, to name a few. Peruse the massive piles to discover various colors and patterns. Prices here are also negotiable, so bargain away!

79 Huế Street, Ngô Thì Nhậm, Hai Bà Trưng, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Quảng Bá Flower Market

Chợ Hoa Quảng Bá

Hanoi, Vietnam • Recommendation • a year ago

Bask in the lush and vibrant flora that surrounds Quảng Bá Flower Market! Wake up extra early to catch the market in full swing, since the area comes alive as early as 2:00AM. Marvel at the plethora of fresh-cut flowers in every nook and cranny. Whether you’re a huge fan of flowers or you want to immerse yourself in Hanoian life, Quảng Bá Flower Market is a must-visit!

Âu Cơ Street, Nhật Tân, Tây Hồ District, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Nghĩa Tân Market

Chợ Nghĩa Tân

Hanoi, Vietnam • Recommendation • a year ago

Nghĩa Tân Market lets you have your fill of Vietnamese street food without breaking the bank. Join hungry natives as you devour tasty staples like clam porridge, mixed noodles, tofu pudding, and rice dumplings. There’s also an assortment of refreshing drinks available, perfect for hot summer days. It gets really crowded here during peak hours, so plan your trip accordingly.

24 Nghĩa Tân, Cầu Giấy, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Hàng Gai Street (Silk Street)

Hanoi, Vietnam • Recommendation • a year ago

Hàng Gai Street (also known as Silk Street) is one of the most popular shopping destinations in Hanoi. Stroll around to see an abundance of tailor shops and fashion boutiques providing a large selection of silk materials and traditional Vietnamese clothing. As always, bargaining is the key to getting the best deals. Don't miss out on some random trinkets and one-of-a-kind souvenirs! Once you’re done, head to any of the nearby cafes for your daily dose of caffeine!

Hàng Gai Street, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

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Hàng Bạc Street

Hanoi, Vietnam • Recommendation • a year ago

“Bac” means silver in Vietnamese, which means a trip to Hàng Bạc Street entails spoiling yourself with beautifully crafted silver jewelry! Choose from a wide range of rings, necklaces, bracelets, and other dainty accessories, most of which come with reasonable price tags. Take your time browsing through different shops and jewelers until you find the perfect one (or maybe more!). You might even encounter a couple of gold and precious stone pieces while you’re here, so keep an eye out!

Hàng Bạc Street, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam

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