Vietnam is an Asian country owning a diverse cultural identity. Traveling to Vietnam, you will see this diversity through the customs, the costumes and the typical items all over the country. They not only bring the soul of traditional values but they are also the special gifts which Vietnamese people give for foreign tourists. Now, let’s consult the 5 special Vietnamese souvenirs for Australian tourists which you should bring home after your Vietnam tours. It is such a pity if you come back to Australia without any Vietnamese gifts for your family and friends, right?
Mentioning the national costume of Vietnam, people will immediately think about ao dai. The Vietnamese ao dai is famous worldwide for its unique design. Not only is it reserved but also sexy, which can help women enhance the physical beauty and become more attractive. Therefore, it is one of the most distinctive souvenirs for Australian tourists when visiting Vietnam. Most of them have ordered some sets for themselves as well as for their friends and they are very pleased with their appearances in ao dai.
The Vietnamese ao dai
The conical hat is known as a symbol of Vietnam representing for the prominent wet rice civilization. It appeared in Vietnam in the middle of the 13th century and have been attached to Vietnamese people up to now, especially the farmers. Beside the use of weather protection, the conical hat is also a kind of accessory mixed with the traditional costumes like ao dai or ao ba ba. Thus, it becomes an inherent Vietnamese image which a lot of artists choose to draw and compose. In particular, it is a favorite souvenir of most Australian tourists in Hanoi tours or Hoi An tours when traveling to Vietnam.
Conical hat is attached to Vietnamese farmers
Handcrafted products have become the typical souvenirs of Vietnam for a long time. It shows the skillfulness and diligence of Vietnamese people in labor. To be specific, their beauty and simplicity are exquisitely portrayed in every image and pattern on the porcelain or rattan products they created. Thanks to these characteristics, handcrafted products interest a lot of Australian tourists, who always want to learn more about the daily life of Vietnamese people.
The porcelain vases
Brocade is an impressive image which is familiar to a large number of Australian tourists in Sapa tours. In any tourist destination in Sapa, you will see a lot of shops selling brocade products with various kinds such as bags, wraps, clothes, hats, skirts, key chains and so on. Usually, the patterns on the brocade are very eye-catching and colorful with so many geometric shapes. Besides, they are also hand-embroidery based on the image of Vietnam landscapes or daily activities of Vietnamese people. Therefore, a lot of Australian tourists buy it as a gift to memorize their Vietnam tours in the northwestern destination.
A variety of brocade products
In most Vietnamese tourist destinations, especially in the beach resorts, you will easily find the souvenirs made of the seashell. With a lot of strange shapes, these products attract the attention of tourists from the first look. Some popular kinds of seashell souvenirs are rings, key chains, boats, wind chimes and so on. Neither finical nor expensive, seashell souvenirs are the ideal item to bring home after your Vietnam tours.
A dog made of seashells