6 Best Shopping in Da Nang
This section of the best shopping experiences in Da Nang is perfect for those looking to purchase local handicrafts and experience the culture of this bustling coastal town. While Da Nang’s shopping scene pales in comparison to busier cities such as Hanoi or Saigon, there are, in fact, a handful of prominent shopping malls and local markets within the city centre that are worth spending an afternoon in. It’s also very convenient to explore Da Nang on foot or motorcycle as most of its shopping venues are set within close proximity to prominent landmarks and museums. Best of all, Da Nang markets are great for shopping and sampling local dishes at affordable prices. Here’s our list of the top places to shop in Da Nang.
1. Han Market
Han Market is a significant landmark in Da Nang, having been in operation since the French occupancy in the 1940s. Set within the grand intersection of Tran Phu Street, Bach Dang Street, Hung Vuong Street and Tran Hung Dao Street, this local market hosts hundreds of stalls selling an array of local produce, handicrafts, T-shirts, and accessories. Set in front of Han Market are fruit stalls where you can purchase tropical fruits such as bananas, mangoes, durian, and jackfruit. Ideal as souvenirs for loved ones back home, make sure you stock up on prepacked chilli paste, Ly Son garlic, rice crackers, and dried squid.
Opening Hours: Daily 05:00 – 19:00
Address: 119, Tran Phu Street, Hau Chai District, Da Nang
2. Non Nuoc Fine Arts Village
Non Nuoc Fine Arts Village is set at the foot of Da Nang’s Marble Mountains, where you can find numerous artisan workshops and retail outlets selling marble goods at affordable prices. Locals often make their way to this 300 year-old village to purchase rice mortars, grain grinders, and tombstones while tourists can find an array of handcrafted jewellery made from precious stones, including rings, necklaces, pendants, and bracelets. Due to its close proximity to several ancient pagodas in Marble Mountain, Non Nuoc Fine Arts Village also houses intricate marble sculptures of Buddha, sphinxes, animals, and national icons of various sizes.
Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 19:00
Address: Huyen Tran Cong Chua Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang
3. Con Market
Con Market is home to over 2,000 stalls, making it the largest (and busiest) wholesale shopping venue in Da Nang. Also known as Da Nang Commercial Centre, you can find fresh produce, dried goods, coffee beans and plenty of food stalls on the ground floor while the upper level hosts handicrafts and tee shirts vendors as well as tailor services. As with any market in Vietnam, haggling is encouraged here where you can bargain up to 50% off the retail prices. Set along Ong Ich Khiem Street, Con Market is just across the street of Vinh Trung Plaza.
Opening Hours: Daily
Address: 318, Ong Ich Khiem Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang
4. Lotte Mart Da Nang
Lotte Mart Da Nang is one of the coastal town’s largest shopping malls, offering ample entertainment, shopping, and dining opportunities for locals and travellers alike. The five-storey complex features an extensive collection of cosmetics, electrical and household appliances, apparel, accessories, and shoes from popular international brands such as Samsung, Levi’s, Nike, Magoza, Debor, Sense, Josephi, and The Face Shop. A massive supermarket is located on the fourth floor while the top level hosts a bowling alley, arcade centre, and skating rink for the little ones. Located in Nai Nam Street, Lotte Mart Da Nang is accessible within a ten-minute taxi ride from Da Nang International Airport.
Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 22:00
Address: 6 Nai Nam Street, North Hoa Cuong Ward, Hai Chau District, Da Nang
5. Da Nang Souvenirs & Café
Da Nang Souvenirs & Café overlooks the tranquil Han River and sells authentic local souvenirs at attractive prices. This quaint shopping venue is fitted with floor-to-ceiling glass windows, wooden and steel fixtures, as well as carambola and bougainvillea trees within its premise. You can find plenty of tee shirts, soft toys, key rings, fridge magnets, and coffee mugs here, all of which make great gifts for loved ones back home. Great for escaping the city’s busy traffic, the café has an extensive drinks list that range from iced coffee and fruit juices to Italian sodas and mojitos.
Opening Hours: Daily 07:30 – 21:30
Address: 34 Bach Dang Street, Hau Chai District, Da Nang
6. Vinh Trung Plaza
Featuring colonial French architecture and modern facilities, Vinh Trung Plaza houses an expansive supermarket, arcade centre, cinema, as well as plenty of dining and retail outlets. The shopping complex is also set within a 10-minute drive from Da Nang International Airport and several prominent attractions, including Cham Museum, Dragon River Bridge, and My Khe Beach. Shoppers can find clothing, accessories, and shoes by local designers as well as imported household appliances, books, and fast food chains such as Lotteria, Highland Coffee, and KFC.
Opening Hours: Daily
Address: 255-257 Hung Vuong Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang.