The best places to go shopping in Nha Trang range from humble-looking shops to local grocery stores where vendors sell an array of local produce, handicrafts, clothing, and jewelry. Some market visits are one of the best ways to immerse yourself in the local culture during your Vietnam vacation. While goods here are sold at relatively low prices, you can still exercise your bargaining skills to achieve better deals.

    Nha Trang’s street markets are also vibrant and fascinating places to enjoy a day of retail therapy. Packed with marketgoers as early as 4 am, you can find a variety of seafood freshly caught from the sea. As one of Vietnam’s most popular coastal towns, Nha Trang is known for its must-try dried delicacies such as seaweed, shrimp, and squid. Read on to discover our list of the top places to shop and what to buy in Nha Trang.

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    Nha Trang Center

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    Nha Trang Center is the first shopping mall of its kind in the coastal resort city. It’s where you can find fashion boutiques, entertainment centres, restaurants and cafes, as well as a food court and movie theater.

    Set along the popular Tran Phu Street, this beachfront complex is a great place to shop for cosmetics, jewelry, shoes, accessories, perfume, sports equipment, and apparel by renowned international brands such as Levi’s, Adidas, Calvin Klein, Samsonite, and Nike. After a day of shopping, you can enjoy a game of bowling, catch the latest movies, or unwind with beverages and live music at Nha Trang Centre’s rooftop pool lounge.

    Location: 20 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 9 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +84 (0)258 626 1999

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    Nha Trang Market

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    Nha Trang Market is hailed as the busiest shopping venue in the namesake city’s center. It’s where you can find rows of stalls selling handmade clothes, trinkets, fresh produce, and local special products. Also known as Dam Market, it takes place within a 3-storey building and opens as early as 4 am every day.

    The market is also fairly well organized. Local souvenir shops are set in the front and middle sections while meat and fish stalls are located at the back. A staple in any coastal town in Vietnam, make sure you check out the dry seafood section to the right of the building for a variety of dried delicacies such as shrimp, seaweed, and cuttlefish.

    Location: Ben Cho, Van Thanh, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 10 am to 11.30 pm

    Phone: +84 (0)903 643 496

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    Vinh Luong Market

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    Vinh Luong Market near Nha Trang Port offers an authentic shopping experience where you can also observe the local culture. The market is open from 4 am and is accessible on a 20-minute drive from Nha Trang City.

    The market is always bustling with residents shopping for fresh seafood, meat, and vegetables as well as household supplies. You can find a variety of local snacks here, including spring rolls, pancakes, and papaya salads. Best of all, items sold at Vinh Luong Market are much cheaper compared to the more touristy markets in Nha Trang.

    Location: 1A National Road, Luong Son, Vinh Luong, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 5 am to 7 pm

    Phone: +84 (0)901 933 807

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    VinMart

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    VinMart is a western-style grocery store that's just a 5-minute walk away from Nha Trang Cathedral. The grocery store is situated on the 1st floor, where patrons can find an array of imported food items such as chocolates, noodles, frozen meat and seafood while apparel, cosmetics, and accessories are available on the upper levels. 

    Besides shopping, families with kids can also enjoy arcade games on the 4th floor. There's also Lotte Movie theater that showcases the latest Hollywood blockbusters.

    Location: 60 Thai Nguyen Street, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 7 am to 10 pm

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    Hoang Yen Tailor

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    Hoang Yen Tailor is a great place in Nha Trang to purchase custom-made suits and silk dresses. Accessible within a 5-minute walk from Tran Phu Beach, patrons can choose from a wide selection of materials and colors, including authentic Vietnamese silk. 

    It's a great place for travelers looking for their very own traditional Vietnamese costumes and the friendly staff are more than happy to recommend designs that best suit your style and physique. Orders are also ready within 24 hours, thanks to Hoang Yen Tailor’s team of experienced seamstresses.

    Location: 128 Nguyen Thien Thuat, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam

    Open: Daily from 8 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +84 (0)912 521 615

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    Penny Wong | Compulsive Traveler

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