What and Where to shop in Hoi An
The old town of Hoi An is one of the best destinations in Vietnam in many ways. It boasts a wonderful landscape and unique architecture, as well as the ambient and peaceful atmosphere. Moreover, you should know that it is a hub of beautiful craft and elaborate unique souvenirs embedded with the local culture. We will give you the complete guide to having the best shopping session in Hoi An.
It is quite unbelievable, but to tell the truth, Hoi An has raised to it recent popularity not only for its unique looks and atmosphere but also for its fame as one of the best places for tailoring. Most of the travelers to Hoi An would not miss the opportunities to have their suits and dresses to be tailored here by the hand of experienced tailors with an unexpectedly cheap price. Despite the limited time for a short traveling stay, tailors in Hoi An still manage to make a high-qualified suit for you with an insane speed of within 3 or 4 hours. Besides the suit, you can also have a tailored dress, shoes, gowns or even ao dai – the traditional dress of Vietnam. The price range is quite wide, for example, a suit could cost from $50 to $300. Here are some famous and reliable tailor stores for you.
Bebe Tailor 1
Address: 11 Hoang Dieu, Son Phong Ward, Hoi An
Address: 358 Nguyen Duy Hieu, Son Phong Ward, Hoi An
A Dong Silk
Address: 62 Tran Hung Dao, Son Phong Ward, Hoi An
As Vietnam is also famous for producing high-quality silk scarves, you can probably get one from any shops in Hoi An. Besides silk scarves, you can also get a silk tie as a gift for friends and family. Hoi An has successfully preserved the long tradition of making silk. To get the glimpse of the silk-making process, you can visit Hoi An Silk Village which serves as the museum of silk.
You can complete your look which is made in Hoi An with a wide range of accessories. From charms, bracelets, rings or necklace, all of which could be purchased in Hoi An at a reasonable price.
Address: 82 Tran Phu, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam
Duong Jewelry and Objects
Address: 130 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam
Dubbed as the towns of lanterns, you can literally see the dazzling sight of the lantern everywhere in Hoi An. As lovely as it is, you cannot help but want to bring one home so bad. The traditional signature lanterns of Hoi An is made from bamboo and silk fabrics, which are created into different shapes and looks. It is believed that the lantern hung at a house’s door could bring join and wealth to the family. Adoring lanterns could be easily found in souvenir shops around the towns. You can make a D-I-Y lantern for yourself by joining lantern-making workshops.
Lifestart Foundation Workshop
Address: 14 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam