Vietnam is a worldwide famous tourist country with a wide range of beautiful landscapes and a great number of services. It is always worth a trip whenever you have free time. After any Vietnam tours, certainly, you will want to bring something home to give for your family or keep it as your own souvenir. Now, let’s imagine you are in Hanoi tours and consulting the 5 distinctive souvenirs when traveling to Hanoi below to choose the most satisfying gifts after finishing your Vietnam tours.
If you are interested in the products that require a lot of skills, you should visit some shops selling lacquerware products. This is a traditional product which is designed sophisticatedly in an artistic way. Usually, in your Hanoi tours, you will easily find these shops on Ly Quoc Su, Hang Gai, Hang Bong, Nha Tho and Van Mieu Street. In particular, these products are mainly sold to foreign tourists or those who are fastidious so they are quite high-priced.
The lacquerware products are usually expensive
Bat Trang Ceramic Village is a well-liked destination of most tourists in Hanoi tours. Visiting this place, you can not only choose and buy ceramic souvenirs at very cheap prices but you are also instructed step by step to make these products on your own. If you have time, you can ask the owner to dry and bake it for you. The price of this service is quite reasonable.
Bat Trang ceramic products
Far from the center of Hanoi about 10 kilometers, there is a silk village named Van Phuc that is famous for the silkworm weaving technique. Today, in addition to selling silk, this village also import a large number of ready-made clothes with unique designs from traditional patterns to serve tourists. Unlike another kind of silk, Van Phuc silk is extremely cool, thin, soft and less wrinkled. Apart from clothing, you can also find other products such as towels and bags made from colorful silk fabrics. If you want to buy some strangely designed products, you will have to visit the house of artisans to choose. Of course, the cost of these designs is higher than usual.
Silk women clothing
Hanoi people may be surprised to find that a lot of tourists in Hanoi tours prefer silver products. In fact, although not everyone knows these shops even indigenous people, some shopkeepers reveal that there are a large number of customers visiting their shops to buy silver jewelry including foreign tourists. These jewelry are designed with a variety of shape from traditional styles to modern styles to suit all the demand of tourists. Usually, they are made of Vietnamese silver or Thai silver, which are the two popular kinds of material to make jewelry in Vietnam. You can visit a well-known shop on Quan Su Street or some silver jewelry shops in Hang Bac Street to buy some.
A silver necklace
Hand embroidery painting
The hand embroidery painting is an art form which has existed for a long time. Over the time, the artisans have perfected themselves with the best skills to create the most elaborate and meticulous artworks. These paintings are often inspired by nature, daily life or even the personal portrait. Especially, in your Hanoi tours, you will have a chance to have the artisans embroider your paintings depending on your own ideas. After a short period of about a week, you will receive your souvenir. Because of that, the hand embroidery painting is always expensive. You can visit the shop in 91 Nguyen Thai Hoc or some famous shops in Hai Ba Trung and Cau Giay District to choose or order the most satisfying painting for your family.
A hand embroidery painting about Hanoi Old Quater