As one of the world’s cultural heritage by UNESCO, Hoi An is also known as the paradise of shopping. Along the alleyways of the old town and the streets outside, Hoi An has a lot clothing stores, apparel, footwear, jewelry, furniture fittings, coconut or bamboo. In Part 1, we have introduced to you some useful suggestion. In addition, the next part will also supply you more famous address of shopping in Hoi An.
5.Green bean cake
Green been cake is not only the specialty of Hai Duong but also of Hoi An Ancient Town. In Vietnam, although they have the same name but they have different flavor in each region. Green bean cake in Hoi An ancient town has meat and has more beautiful form. The famous address of selling delicious green bean cake is at 63 Le Loi Street.
6.Trieu Phat chili sauce
At the old house over 200 years old, the house with number of 41 Nguyen Thai Hoc created this kind of food. Chili sauce has mild taste and its own unique compared to other brands.
7.Wood carvings – the souvenir should not be missed when shopping in Hoi An
Besides bronze, lantern, pottery, Hoi An is famous for Kim Bong carpentry (Cam Kim Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam Province). A lot of tourists feel excited about the souvenirs that are made by Kim Bong carpentry village, such as: wooden seal, landscape or portrait on a very special material.
Many wood carving artisan in Kim Bong also move his workshop to Hoi An for their business. So you can easily buy a special souvenir at any wood shop in the center of Hoi An ancient town. If you plan to buy stamps, you can ask them to engrave names or patterns that you want.
If you ask me, in Hoi An, what can I buy as souvenirs? Then the answer is Kim Bong furniture.
8.Phuoc Kieu brass statue
If you’re wondering what to buy as gifts when shopping in Hoi An, Phuoc Kieu brass statue is a great suggestion for you. In Hoi An, there are a specialized place in making Phuoc Kieu brass statue (Dien Phuong Commune, Dien Ban Town, Quang Nam Province) .You can visit the village, explore and witness the superlative technique of making a brass statue. Also, you can buy these little brass statue as souvenirs. Each statue has cost about 130,000 – 350.000VND depending on size. If you do not like these brass statue, you can buy the gongs, drums, bells, animals,…. Price depends on the items you buy.
If you cannot get to the village, you can purchase these items at any shops in the center of Hoi An, but the prices will be higher and there are not too many samples for your choice.
Apart from these souvenirs you can go shopping in Hoi An, you can refer to some other gifts such as handmade, 3D cards, artwork…
When going to Hoi An, what can I buy as a gift? And this is the answer for you. We hope that you will buy more and more suitable gifts for yourself.0