Vincom Center comprises of two buildings with more than 250 retail outlets, making it the largest shopping mall in Ho Chi Minh City. Vincom Center A occupies a charming French colonial building where you can shop for electronics, home décor, and upmarket brands such as Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss and Hermes. Just behind it is the more modern Vincom Center B, which is housed within the first seven floors of a glass-fronted skyscraper, selling high street brands, sports apparel, and homeware. Vincom Center is also great for enjoying familiar food outlets such as Carl’s Jr, Seoul Garden, and Tous les Jours Bakery while the Games Center is fitted with air hockey, basketball hoops, bumper cars, and arcade games.
Takashimaya Vietnam is the first Japanese department store branch in Ho Chi Minh City, carrying a wide range of products from Japan, Europe, and the US. Appealing to mostly middle and upper-class shoppers, the five-storey department store has a total retail space of 15,000 square meters. Furthermore, it has an extremely eye-catching design from the outside to the inside. Not regulated, not dry and not too picky, the pavilions are clearly divided and decorated beautifully. This shopping mall is said to be as wonderful as the famous Takashimaya in Singapore.
Occupying a refurbished colonial building, Diamond Plaza overlooks prominent Saigon landmarks such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Central Post Office, and 30-4 Park. Offering over four floors of cosmetics, apparel, toys, and accessories, you can shop for popular upmarket and street brands such as Estee Lauder, Coach, Crabtree & Evelyn, Levi’s, Converse, PUMA, Lego, and Samsonite. After a day of shopping, there’s a food court as well as numerous dining outlets and family-friendly entertainment centres to enjoy, including a bowling alley, kid’s playroom, and cinema.
While there are numerous outlets of Parkson Plaza within Ho Chi Minh City, the most popular one is set along District 1’s Le Thanh Ton Street. Found just behind Vincom Center B, this international-standard department store houses cosmetics and perfumes on the ground floor, fashion for men and women on the second and third floors, and the fourth floor hosts homeware and dining outlets. It’s a great place to shop for mid-range and upmarket products such as Coach, Calvin Klein, Shu Uemura, Bobbi Brown, Clinique, Esprit, and Lacoste.
The Crescent Mall
The Crescent shopping mall is the melting pot of the charming landscape of the Crescent Lake and the busy streetscape of the high-class development. It really brings to South Saigon the commercial center meeting the international standard. The mall includes nearly 18,000 meters square for retail and 45,000 meters square for commercial and entertainment center. 200 stores of top brands, a range of restaurants, café, and Cineplex screens are completely beyond the expectations of shopaholics. The Crescent Mall is also the host organizing artistic and fashion shows, music concerts, flower festivals, and other sport and cultural activities. It also provides the community space for customers to relax such as the Starlight Bridge and the boardwalk of the pedestrian waterside. The new heart of Saigon will be exactly the name of the Crescent mall in the future.
SC Vivo City
Managed by a joint venture between Singapore-based leading real estate investment and management company – Mapletree and Vietnam’s leading retailer – Saigon Co.op, SC VivoCity Saigon promises to deliver the ultimate experience of retail for customers. With a lively combination of 150 brands in one shopping mall, SC VivoCity is aiming to become a bustling, vibrant commercial center for the people of Ho Chi Minh City and tourists worldwide.
The shopping mall has a total area of 41,000 m2 with 5 floors and 1 basement. It is a wonderful place for shopping, dining, fashion, and entertainment for customers of all ages. SC Vivo City will be the gathering place of international brands such as Topshop – Topman, Miss Selfridge, and Dorothy Perkins to the ones which are first available in the Vietnamese market including Harley-Davidson or McDonald’s. In addition, CGV Cinemas launches its largest cinema in Vietnam – CGV SC VivoCity with IMAX technology first introduced to the majority of cinema lovers in Vietnam and worldwide.
AEON Mall Tan Phu
The shopping mall is invested and developed by AEON – a multinational company in Japanese. Having been in Ho Chi Minh City since 2011, it still causes a fever of shopping for locals as well as foreigners. AEON Mall Tan Phu will bring you the exact experience of Japanese-style shopping. The pavilions always bring guests the wide choices of products and provide professional services. The mall also offers a lot of convenient programs including package services, fast delivery, children care, and free shuttle bus from different places in the city to the shopping mall. The food court in the commercial center serves a large number of menus for delicious meals with a wide range of Vietnamese and Japanese dishes cooked by top chefs.