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Hoi An's Old Town promises a unique shopping experience in a UNESCO Heritage Site.


In Hội An’s charming AncientTown, even shopping counts as a cultural experience! From the 15th to lớn 19th centuries, Hội An welcomed foreign traders who came by boat to lớn this riverside port to buysilk, spices, gems, & ceramics. Today, in the same atmosphericshophouses, you"ll find these items và many more to lớn fill yourbags. Here are a few places to start.

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Clothes và Accessories

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While Hội An has gained fame for its tailored clothes, butthere are some wonderful ready-to-wear options.Metiseko (142 Trần Phú) offers bold & chất lượng prints on silk and organic cotton. Along with resort-wear for men and women, you’ll find dễ thương accessories such as colourful fans và printed clutches.Women looking for funky easy-to-wear clothes that can be layered should head to lớn Avamãng cầu (57 Lê Lợi). Some pieces incorporate traditional cloth woven by ethnic Co Tu women.

TIP: For kids, Copenhagene Delight (76 Nguyễn Thái Học) offers classic Danish-designed baby & kids’ clothes at non-Nordic prices.

While Hội An isn’t on the coast, the beach lies just 10 minutes away. If you forgot your swimsuit—or just want more—hop into Thaikila Blue Glue (28 Trần Phú), which transforms recycled plastic into eye-popping bikinis. Think ruffles and sequins and pompoms, oh my! Hot Chili (86 Nguyễn Thái Học) also offers swimsuits & chất lượng cotton t-shirts & beach dresses.

Leather Goods

Many visitors have sầu leather shoes và custom-made leather bags made in Hội An. Bring pictures or thiết kế your own boots, carrying cases, & weekover bags. Be sure to confirm every detail from the leather to lớn the lining khổng lồ the zips và the colour of thread you prefer. There are many options in town, butFriendly Leather Bag Shop (44 Phan Bội Châu) is known for its quality.

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Jewellery

If you love sầu all things sparkly, you’ll find it hard to walk past Lotus Jewellery (82 Trần Phú), which is packed with silver jewellery—some inphối with semi-precious gems like citrine, rose quartz, và topaz. Pricier but more chất lượng gold, silver & gemstone jewellery in organic shapes may be found at GAM (130 Nguyễn Thái Học), which also houses a stylish cà phê and little museum displaying raw gemstones and crystals unearthed in Vietphái nam.

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Handicrafts

For those blessed with a large luggage allowance, the nearby woodcarving village of Klặng Bồng produces incredible hand-carved wooden statues, parallel boards inscribed with lucky messages & furniture. If you laông chồng the time for a boat ride out lớn Kyên ổn Bồng, check out the intricately carved wooden statues và souvenirs at Âu Lạc Wood Art(152 Trần Phú).

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A favourite store in Hội An is Reaching Out (103 Nguyễn Thái Học), trang chính lớn sophisticated housewares, lovely ceramicsand bedding made by disabled artisans. Browse their selection of tea light holders, cottonáo lâu năm tunics & tea sets if you"re looking for gifts to lớn take trang chủ.

If you have space khổng lồ spare in your luggage, Mekong Quilts (36 Trần Phú) stocks beautiful bedding handmade by disadvantaged women. More feel-good shopping can be done at Lifestart (14 Nguyễn Thái Học), which sells everything from body lotions lớn handmade toys and supports scholarships for local students và programs for disabled locals.Cotic(60 Nguyễn Thái Học) is another winner, displaying art installations in the front và essential oils, silver jewellery và scarves in the back room. The old wooden building is stunning.

TIP: At the Hoi An Handicraft Workshop (9 Nguyễn Thái Học) you can try yourh& at making local crafts via workshops in embroidery, mask painting, lantern-making and more.

Edible souvenirs

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The Cocobamãng cầu Tearoom (16 Nguyễn Thái Học), the perfect place for a much-needed tea break. Their beautifully displayed & packaged teas make great gifts. This shophouse is among mỏi the most beautiful in town. If you’re lucky & the doors are open, you can get a peek into lớn the bachồng altar room, a vision of red & gold lacquer.

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At any of severalHoi An Roasteryoutlets, smiling staff will grind và package dramrajani.comese coffee beans for you on the spot. Sister store Cocobox also displays a range of tempting made-in-Vietphái nam goodies, all beautifully packaged. Spicy blaông xã pepper, pinetáo Apple & ginger jamvà dramrajani.comese chili sauce will give sầu youa taste of this country afteryou"re back trang chính.


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