Now it’s time to go home, very sad but …wait… you haven’t had souvenirs for family and friends yet. You are wondering what to get and where to get them?
You are at the right place.
- SOUVENIRS IN HUE
- Hue Sesame Candy (Me Xung)
Me Xung has become a symbol of Hue for a long time. This specialty is also a pride of people in the ancient capital. It would be remiss to come to Hue without bringing sesame candy home as a gift.
Me Xung is made from sesame. In addition, rice paper, malt, or peanuts are also indispensable ingredients in this dish. With the sweetness and suppleness of sugar combined with peanuts, the aroma of sesame gives eaters an unforgettable feeling.
Places to buy Me Xung:
- Me Xung Thien Huong:
Address: 20 Chi Lang, Hue
Opening hours: 08:00 – 21:00
Selling price: 15,000 – 50,000 VND
- Me Xung Nam Thuan:
Address: 201 Huynh Thuc Khang, Hue
Opening hours: 07:00 – 21:00
Selling price: 5,000 – 50,000 VND
- Hue Royal Tea (Tra Cung Dinh Hue)
Hue royal tea is a type of tea served to the royal family in the Nguyen Dynasty. Royal tea consists of 16 different herbs, each with its own wonderful use. After combining them in certain quantities, we will have a tea with a delicious taste. In particular, they also bring many great health benefits such as bringing good sleep, lowering blood pressure, lowering cholesterol, enhancing resistance, detoxifying the liver, clearing heat, etc.
Places to buy Hue Royal Tea:
- Tra Hoang Cung Hue
Address: 18A/100 Dang Huy Tru, Phuoc Vinh, Hue
- Tra Cung Dinh Nhat Da De Vuong
Address: 24 Nguyen Hue, Hue
- Tra Cung Dinh Duc Phuong
Address: 24 Nguyen Hue, Vinh Ninh, Hue
- Hue Poem Conical Hat
When it comes to the unique products of traditional craft villages in Hue, perhaps the conical hat is the most well-known. Because for hundreds of years, conical hats are not only an intimate item to cover the sun and rain attached to the daily life of every Hue citizen, but moreover, it has become a cultural specialty “poem hat” associated with the image of the Hue girl. Poem conical hat is a special kind of conical hat in Hue, its name comes from the feature that when illuminated with light, you can see a cleverly crafted poem or pattern image.
Places to buy Hue Poem Conical Hat:
- Tay Ho Village (Phu Ho Commune, Phu Vang, Hue)
- Dong Ba Market
Address: 2 Tran Hung Dao, Phu Hoa, Hue
- Hue Melaleuca Oil (Dau Tram)
Hue is famous for Melaleuca oil. Hue Melaleuca Oil has very different characteristics from other wind oils that are not hot, extracted from Melaleuca trees, used by traditional manual methods. The natural active ingredients from Melaleuca oil also have the ability to inhibit the H5N1 influenza virus well. The oil is hot but not burning, so it is very good to use for babies, small children, postpartum women … because there are no side effects.
Places to buy Hue Melaleuca Oil:
- Dau Tram Kim Vui
Address: 01 Nguyen Huu Ba, An Cuu, Hue
- Dau Tram Hoa Nen
Address: 40/69 Le Ngo Cat, Thuy Xuan, Hue
- Dau Tram Cung Dinh
Address: 105 Nguyen Truong To, Hue
- Hue Rice Dumpling Cake (Banh Bot Loc)
Banh Bot Loc is not only famous in Hue but also known all over Vietnam. This dish has been introduced as one of the 30 most delicious cakes in the world, capable of “conquering” the most demanding diners. Thanks to its own way of processing along with the ingenuity of the women’s hands, for a long time, Banh Bot Loc has become a dish that any visitor coming to Hue wants to try and buy as a gift.
Places to buy Banh Bot Loc:
- Ba Do Eatery:
Address: 8 Nguyen Binh Khiem, Phu Cat, Hue
Opening hours: 08:00 – 21:30
Selling price: 10,000 – 50,000 VND
- Thuy Eatery:
Address: 109 Le Huan, Hue
Opening hours: 12:30 – 20:00
Selling price: 10,000 – 20,000 VND
- Trung Bo Eatery:
Address: 16 To Hien Thanh, Hue
Opening hours: 10:00 – 19:00
Selling price: 10,000 – 20,000 VND
- SOUVENIRS IN DA NANG & HOI AN
- Da Nang Beef Sausage (Cha Bo Da Nang)
Cha Bo is a delicious and quality specialty of Da Nang, famous both domestically and abroad. Cha Bo is one of the 50 famous specialties voted by the Vietnam Record Book Center. Cha Bo is made from 100% fresh beef. The characteristics of Cha Bo are delicious taste, quality, no preservatives, and alum. This specialty dish is very popular among Da Nang people on the occasion of parties, anniversaries, weddings, and New Year’s Day. Cha Bo is delicious because it has a characteristic aroma, sweet taste, attractive, and very unique, so it is popular with city people and tourists alike.
Places to buy Cha Bo:
- Cha Bo Co Le:
Address: 53 Hai Phong, Hai Chau, Da Nang
- Cha Bo Ba Huong:
Address: 04 Hoang Dieu, Hai Chau, Da Nang
- Cha Bo Ba De:
Address: 77 Hai Phong, Thach Thang, Hai Chau, Da Nang
- Quang Nam Grilled Coconut Cake (Banh Dua Nuong)
Banh Dua Nuong is sought by many people from all over the country. There was a time when this cake suddenly became a “fever” in Korea, making young people in this country “crazy” to hunt and buy. To this day, its attraction remains unchanged. Banh Dua Nuong is made from very simple ingredients: shredded dried coconut, softened butter, add eggs and then beat, then add milk and mix well. Next, flour and almond powder is put in a bowl and sift into the custard mixture. Finally, dried copra is added and the mixture is incubated for about 2 hours. After that, it is baked in the oven at 150 degrees Celsius.
Places to buy Banh Dua Nuong:
- Huong Da Specialty Store:
Address 1: T-junction, Vo Nguyen Giap – Vo Van Kiet
Address 2: 4 Duy Tan, Hoa Thuan Dong, Hai Chau Da Nang
Address 3: 150 Ham Nghi, Thac Gian, Thanh Khe, Da Nang
- Qua Mien Trung:
Address: Block 05, Vo Van Kiet, Da Nang
- Thu Bon Specialty Supermarket:
Address: 86, 2/9 Street, Hai Chau, Da Nang
- Hoi An Lanterns
At the end of the 16th century, when the first Chinese people came to Hoi An to exchange business and settle down, they taught each other how to make lanterns, and gradually lanterns became a feature in Hoi An. Up to now, the craft of making lanterns in Hoi An has been more than 400 years old.
Places to buy Hoi An lanterns:
- Hoi An lanterns shop
Address: 49 Nguyen Thai Hoc
- Ha Linh lanterns manufacturing unit
Address: 72 Tran Nhan Tong
- Phuoc Hang lanterns
Address: 17 Phan Dinh Phung
Hoi An silk has the characteristics of airy, light, and soft. From this material, garment shops have launched many products such as clothes, bags, towels… with many delicate and diverse designs and textures. In addition to pre-made items, you can also order your own design and receive it back in just one day. The average price of a silk scarf is 150,000 VND, and clothes alone will cost from one million to tens of millions dong depending on the type.
Places to buy Hoi An silk:
- Bao Khanh Silk
Address: 101 Tran Hung Dao
- A Dong Silk:
Address: 40 Le Loi
- B’lan Silk:
Address: 23 Tran Phu
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