Appearing as attractive and friendly as a Vietnamese lady in her Ao Dai (the national costume), Vietnam offers beautiful sceneries, rich cultures, famous historic sites, and friendly people. Vietnam is developing rapidly but yet still remains traditional and regional.
SHOPPING TIPS IN VIETNAM
HO CHI MINH CITY (SAIGON):
HCMC has a number of huge indoor markets (Ben Thanh market, An Dong market, Binh Tay market, etc.), big super markets and shopping malls (Vincom building, Parkson buildings, Diamond Plaza, Maxi Marks, Big C, Co-Op marts, etc.), and boutique shops on Dong Khoi street, Nguyen Hue street, Le Loi street, Le Thanh Ton street, etc.
CURRENCIES USED IN VIETNAM
Besides the local currency, Vietnamese dong (VND), USD is the second mostly used currency in Vietnam, especially in big cities and towns and in popular tourist places in the countryside. It’s always handy to have both VND and USD in your wallets while travelling in Vietnam.
American Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam
Add: The American Center 1st Floor, Rose Garden Tower
170 Ngoc Khanh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Office Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm