Saigon has a lot of souvenir stores where you can shop for remembrance items and gifts for your family and friends. You can buy keychains, refrigerator magnets or shirts and apparel or go traditional by buying some propaganda posters and antiques. Here are some souvenir shops that you can visit.

What souvenir shops are there in District 1?

Antique street

38 Le Cong Kieu, D1

Close to the main HCMC bus station on the corner of Phó Đức Chính and Lê Công Kiều, you will find a number of antique shops selling copper statues and other cool objet d’art. Basic English is spoken.

Bến Thành Market

Between Le Thanh Ton and Le Loi, D1

From vintage t-shirts to lacquerware and a whole lot more. Arrive prepared to barter. Basic English is spoken.

Gallery Lotus

25 Dong Khoi, D1

Inside a narrow alleyway plastered with propaganda posters from the 60s and 70s. The originals don’t come cheap but high quality reproduction prints are available. English is spoken.

Nguyên Freres

2 Dong Khoi, D1; +84 28 3823 9459

An enchanting little antique shop full of authentic Vietnamese treasures. English is spoken.

Saigon Kitsch

43 Ton That Thiep, D1; +84 28 3821 8019

A shop filled with colourful knick-knacks and trinkets that make excellent souvenirs or gifts for friends at home. On the second floor, Gallery Dogma sells communist memorabilia, posters, mugs and propaganda posters printed on canvas and t-shirts. English is spoken.

The House of Saigon

258 Le Thanh Ton, D1; 028 3520 8179

Close to Bến Thành Market, between Lê Thánh Tôn and Thủ Khoa Huân Streets, handicrafts, ladies and men’s wear, shoes, homewares, jewellery and ceramics. English is spoken.

Sadec District

91 Mac Thi Buoi, D1, +84 28 3822 9909

63 Xuan Thuy, D2, +84 28 3620 3814

Specialising in products from the Mekong Delta, a wide range of tableware, kitchenware, ceramics, glass, rattan, wooden and stainless steel cutlery, table runners and cups, plates and vases, are available.

What souvenir shops are there in District 2?

Little Anh-Em

37 Thao Dien, D2; +84 98 964 76 45

Little Anh-Em contains an original selection of French and UK brands for toys, handmade gifts, bags, stationery and more. Some English is spoken.

For information on souvenirs go to Best Souvenirs to Buy in Saigon