The best shopping malls in Hanoi are great options for when you need to escape the afternoon heat, catch the latest Hollywood films, and shop for internationally-renowned brands. While narrow shophouses, outdoor markets, and handicrafts outlets are aplenty in downtown Hanoi, contemporary shopping malls are gaining massive popularity amongst affluent locals and tourists for offering a wide array of dining, shopping, and entertainment options under one roof.
Open daily, Hanoi’s most popular shopping malls are mostly set close to prominent attractions such as Hoan Kiem Lake and Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower. If you’re looking to purchase high quality (and authentic) goods during your holiday in the capital of Vietnam, read on to discover the five best shopping malls in Hanoi.
1. Trang Tien Plaza
A favourite shopping spot amongst Hanoi’s rich and famous is Trang Tien Plaza, which is a short five-minute walk from Hoan Kiem Lake and French Quarter. The five-storey shopping mall houses luxury fashion brands such as Cartier, Burberry, Dior, Zegna, BVLGARI, and Louis Vuitton on the ground floor, while electronics and home décor outlets can be found on the upper levels. There’s also a supermarket on the fourth floor which stocks fresh produce and an array of imported goods. Trang Tien Plaza hosts excellent international restaurants with a variety of regional cuisine and plenty of fast food chains, including Dunkin Donuts, Lotteria, and Paris Baguette.
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 09:30 – 21:30, Saturday & Sunday 09:30 – 22:00
Address: 24 Hai Ba Trung, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Tel: +84 43 937 8600
Also called Hanoi Square, Hang Da Galleria Shopping Mall is a good option for purchasing inexpensive clothes, shoes, bags and accessories in Hanoi. Not only are prices here cheaper, it’s still possible to haggle for better bargains especially if you are buying in bulk. The upper levels of this shopping mall hosts stalls selling local artwork and handicrafts such as ceramics, silk, lacquer, and paintings. Hang Da Galleria Shopping Mall is quite easy to explore during weekdays as it’s mostly frequented by locals, so expect a massive crowd if you’re planning a visit on weekends or public holidays. Read More…
Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 21:00
Address: Hang Da Street, Cua Dong Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Tel: +84 42 220 9999
3. Vincom Mega Mall Royal City
A massive underground shopping mall, Vincom Mega Mall Royal City boasts 800 retail outlets, a massive hypermarket, as well as numerous outdoor and indoor recreational facilities in Hanoi’s Thanh Xuan District. Featuring an elegant all-white interior design, the shopping mall houses an indoor ice-skating rink, cinema, and a food-and-beverage street with more than 200 international and local restaurants. Vincom Mega Mall Royal City is also home to the biggest rainforest-themed indoor water park in Southeast Asia, where visitors of all ages can enjoy six complexes of water slides, wave pools, concave sliding tubes, and water games.
Opening Hours: Daily 09:30 – 22:00
Address: 72A Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan, Hanoi
Tel: +84 46 276 7799
4. Parkson Hanoi
Parkson is a popular international-standard department store in Southeast Asia, with numerous outlets found all over Vietnnam. The most prominent one in Hanoi is set within Viet Tower along Tay Son Street, housing an extensive array of men and women apparel, cosmetics, household appliances, fragrances, electronics, and accessories. Expect luxury and mid-range international brands such as Coach, Calvin Klein, Benefit, Clarins, Hush Puppies, Hallmark, Bobbi Brown, Clinique, Esprit, and Lacoste. Great for escaping the often overcrowded city centre, Parkson Hanoi is accessible within a 20-minute drive from Hoan Kiem Lake.
Opening Hours: Daily 09:30 – 22:00
Address: 198 Tay Son, Trung Liet Ward, Dong Da District, Hanoi
Tel: +84 43 537 8666
5. Savico Megamall
Savico Megamall is one of Vietnam’s largest shopping malls, where you can find a good mix of local and international brands, ample dining outlets, entertainment centres, and beauty services. Familiar names include Levi’s, Lacoste, Adidas, Nike, Prada, Burberry, and Yves Rocher as well as prominent fast food chains such as Pizza Hut, Sumo BBQ, and Trung Nguyen Coffee. Located along Nguyen Van Linh Street, Savico Megamall is approximately seven kilometres east of Hanoi City Centre – it should cost you about VND 110,000 if you’re travelling by taxi.
Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 22:00
Address: 07 – 09 Nguyen Van Linh Street, Long Bien District, Hanoi
Tel: +84 46 266 8855