The best shopping malls in Hanoi are great options for when you need to escape the afternoon heat, catch the latest Hollywood movies, 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 1 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 vacation in the capital of Vietnam, read on to discover the best shopping malls in Hanoi.


    Lotte Center Hanoi

    Ba Dinh

    Lotte Center Hanoi offers a broad range of approximately 250 fashion and lifestyle brands. This 1-stop shopping spot also offers enough entertainment and dining possibilities that you could easily spend a half-day here. The 65-storey building can be reached from Hoan Kiem Lake by automobile in around 20 minutes. The high-rise building that houses the Lotte Shopping Center Hanoi is also home to a hypermarket, a hotel, residential apartments, restaurants, a gym, a spa and the city’s finest observation deck.

    Location: 54 P. Liễu Giai, Ngọc Khánh, Ba Đình, Hà Nội 117000, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 9.30 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +84 24 3333 6000


    Trang Tien Plaza

    Hoan Kiem District

    Trang Tien Plaza is a favorite shopping spot among Hanoi’s rich and famous and is a 5-minute walk from Hoan Kiem Lake and the French Quarter. The 5-storey shopping mall houses luxury fashion brands such as Cartier, Burberry, Dior, Zegna, BVLGARI, and Louis Vuitton on the first floor, while electronics and home décor outlets can be found on the upper levels. There’s also a grocery store on the 4th 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.

    Location: 24 Hai Bà Trưng, Tràng Tiền, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam

    Open: Monday–Thursday from 9.30 am to 9.30 pm, Friday–Sunday from 9.30am to 10pm

    Phone: +84 1900 3149


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    Hang Da Market

    Hoan Kiem District

    Also called Hanoi Square, Hang Da Market is a good option for purchasing inexpensive clothes, shoes, bags and accessories in Hanoi. Not only are the prices here cheaper, but it's also still possible to haggle for better bargains, especially if you are buying in bulk. The upper levels of this 3-storey shopping mall host stalls selling local artwork and handicrafts such as ceramics, silk, lacquer, and paintings. Hang Da Market is quite easy to explore during weekdays as it’s mostly frequented by locals. Expect a massive crowd if you’re planning a visit on weekends or public vacations.

    Location: Hàng Da, Cửa Đông, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 5 am to 8 pm


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    Savico Megamall

    Long Bien District

    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 7 km east of Hanoi City Center.

    Location: 7-9 Nguyễn Văn Linh, Gia Thụy, Long Biên, Hà Nội 125141, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 9 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +84 24 6266 8855


    Vincom Mega Mall Royal City

    Thanh Xuan

    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, movie theater, 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 6 complexes of water slides, wave pools, concave sliding tubes, and water games.

    Location: Vinhomes Royal City, 72A-Đ. Nguyễn Trãi, Thượng Đình, Thanh Xuân, Hà Nội, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 10 am to 9.30 pm

    Phone: +84 24 6664 9999


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