Big C Supermarket

One of over a dozen stores around Vietnam, Big C Hai Phong features more than 70 shops including KFC and Highlands Coffee. It offers comfortable shopping and quite reasonably priced goods. There are plenty of international ATM machines.

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 08:30 – 22:00
  • Location: Lot 1/20, Nga Nam urban area, Cat Bi airport, Ngo Quyen
  • Tel: (031) 626 5225


Cho Sat Market

Cho Sat is the city market and is located next to Tarn Bac Bus Station. It is a busy place covering a large area. Even if you don’t plan to buy anything here it’s still an interesting experience to observe local life in this busy downtown area of Hai Phong.

  • Opening Hours: Daily
  • Location: Next to Tarn Bac Bus Station (where you take buses to Hanoi)


Hang Kenh Tapestry Factory

Hang Kenh, a long-established tapestry factory and currently the country’s biggest exporter, is included in most Hai Phong daily tour packages as a must-visit place. Started by two French businessmen back in 1929, it is famous for its high quality handmade woolen carpets. Visitors will get the chance to observe the impressive production techniques which use traditional methods from beginning to end as well as maybe buy some products while visiting.

  • Location: On the southern side of Tam Bac Lake

Parkson Plaza

Parkson Plaza, opened in January 2007, is a part of the 19-storey, twin tower TD Plaza Condominiums (aka Thuy Duong Plaza). This large luxury mall has an extensive range of famous brand-name goods (Gucci and Chanel are among many international brands selling here) including cosmetics and jewellery sections (1st floor), a supermarket (4th floor), a 10-pin bowling centre and video games arcade (4th floor) and a cinema (5th floor). The complex also features an interesting food court and several restaurants. Parkson, a popular department store company in Malaysia, first opened in Vietnam in 2005 and currently has a growing number of stores around the country.

  • Opening Hours: Daily
  • Location: On Le Hong Phong Street, Ngo Quyen District

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