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Vincom Center

Vincom Center (72 Lê Thánh Tôn, Ho Chi Minh City) – this shopping mall was completed in 2010, and immediately became one of the most popular in Ho Chi Minh City. It easily stands out from the rest of Saigon skyscrapers thanks to its marvelous exterior design which attracts attention from afar. The outside appearance … Continue reading Vincom Center

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Syrena Shopping Center

Syrena Shopping Center (Xuan Dieu Street, Hanoi) – this mall is located within the first two floors of a 25-floor office tower. Along with amenities typically found at other shopping centers (such as a supermarket and restaurants, international retailers such as Benetton, as well as regional ones, are here.

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Savico Megamall

Savico Megamall (7 Nguyen Van Linh Street, Hanoi) – this is one of the most modern shopping centers in Hanoi. Famous fashion and cosmetic brand retailers like Adidas, Converse, Vera, and other can be found on the first floor of this mall, while qualified electronic, high-tech products like 3D TV, HD cameras, and prestigious domestic … Continue reading Savico Megamall

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Parkson Mall

Parkson Mall (Le Dai Hanh Street, District 11, Ho Chi Minh City) – Parkson, like Vincom Center, sells premium products only – brands like Christian Dior, Coach, Esprit, Converse, Geox, Gucci, Adidas, Levis and Guess Jeans. That, as well as cosmetic brands like The Face Shop, and Lancome, to name a few. Parkson also has … Continue reading Parkson Mall

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Nowzone

Nowzone (235 Nguyen Van Cu, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City) – opened in 2008, this is a popular shopping mall that fits the budget of more locals. Regardless, various international and regional retailers can be found here. Nowzone is perceived by locals (especially teenagers) as having some of the trendier fashions in Vietnam.

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The View Rooftop Bar

The View Rooftop Bar (Duc Vuong Hotel, 195 Bui Vien Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City) — there is no better way to experience Ho Chi Minh City than from a lofty rooftop with buildings and streaming cars spread out far beneath you. But some bars in Vietnam’s biggest city are now charging sky … Continue reading The View Rooftop Bar

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The Rooftop

The Rooftop (19th Floor, Pacific Place, 83B Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi) — located atop Hanoi’s Pacific Place building, The Rooftop more than lives up to its name. Offering a prime view of the city for miles around, the restaurant and bar are equipped with inviting booths, a wraparound deck and a bar serving … Continue reading The Rooftop

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Swing Lounge

Swing Lounge (21 Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem D, Hanoi) – opened in 2013, what puts the “swing” in Swing Lounge is that it arguably boasts the best sound system in Hanoi – perfect for nightly showcases of some of the best singers in the capital. Reservations are a good idea as Swing Lounge can get … Continue reading Swing Lounge

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Hero Club Hanoi

Hero Club Hanoi (42M Yen Phu, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi) — this is an industrial-style nightlife venue where you can dance the night away with party-loving locals and expats. This venue is decorated with colorful murals of popular super heroes and propaganda posters, while the DJ booth is set within an old Soviet truck. The … Continue reading Hero Club Hanoi

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Hanoi Rock City

Hanoi Rock City (27/52 To Ngoc Van – Tay Ho – Hanoi) – this is Hanoi’s first and only authentic independent live music stage. Hanoi Rock City hosts and promotes international and local events for all music and artistic tastes. Founded in 2010, Hanoi Rock has been a major player in putting Hanoi on the … Continue reading Hanoi Rock City