What are the top gifts that you should by in Hanoi? BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN VIETNAM – VIETNAMESE FAMOUS FOODS
If you are interested in products which requires meticulous craftsmanship, you can look out the souvenir shops selling lacquer ware, traditional products which are designed sophisticatedly in the shops along the street of Ly Quoc Su , Hang Gai, Hang Bong Street, Nha Tho street, Temple of Literature … These handicrafts are mainly sold to the West or those who are fastidious aesthetically. The price is higher than usual products.
The people of Hanoi are not interested much with Bat Trang pottery village but these are still interested by overseas visitors. At Bat Trang village, you can not only buy souvenirs made from ceramic with very cheap prices, but also learn how to make hand-made ceramic products. You can ask the shop owner to kiln ceramic products and delivery to the hotel the next day. The price of this service is quite reasonable. However, be careful when shipping these fragile items.
Probably you do not need any introduction about this famous item of Hanoi. This is the gift purchased by almost of peaople visiting the capital city because of its variety, delicious flavor, reasonable price. Dried fruit should not need so much attention on the expiry date, storage condition, no special note so buyers do not need to worry too much; it does not smell and it’s very convenient to bring back by airplanes.
You can buy dried fruit at Hong Lam system, or on Hang Duong street, Hang Da street, Ly Quoc Su street….
Silky designed clothing
Van Phuc village is about 10 kilometers from Hanoi, and it is famous for making silk. Nowadays, Van Phuc village has changed to trade ready made garments with unique design, traditional motifs.
Van Phuc silk is cool, thin, light and less wrinkled than other silk types. You can also find other products made with silk such as towels, bags… with cheaper prices than buying in old quarter of Hanoi.