Shop for designer labels or try out the latest electronic gadgets with an afternoon shopping spree at Diamond Plaza. Test your skills at the American bowling alley or put your feet up in front of a blockbuster at the multiscreen cinema.
If you like to shop, look for no better place in Ho Chi Minh City than the fabulous Diamond Plaza. Explore the first floor where you can purchase traditional handmade souvenirs from small boutique outlets and find unique local bargains. Head upstairs to the second floor and treat yourself to a stylish new outfit from one of the many designer stores. This floor also sells a great range of perfumes and jewelry.
Make your way up another flight to discover a vast array of the newest electronic gadgets. Get your hands on a state-of-the-art phone or try out the laptops and touchpads. Prices here are often much less expensive than you may find at home. Don’t be afraid to ask for discounts.
Follow a morning in the shops with a bite to eat at the food court. If you’re craving a taste of home, satisfy it with a burger or pizza from the most popular chain restaurants. You’ll also find a great range of local food here as well, with noodle, fish and rice dishes, all at good prices.
Enjoy a cool drink and then head to Superbowl on the fourth floor. With 32 lanes, there is usually plenty of space. However, check availability or book ahead if you are visiting on the weekend.
Finish your day in front of a movie at the Diamond Cinema. Located on the 13th floor, the theater shows the newest releases from Hollywood on its six screens. Films are shown in English with Vietnamese subtitles.
Diamond Plaza is on Le Duan Street in District One of Ho Chi Minh City. It is open all day and into the evening. The center is set in an old colonial building close to some of the city’s most beautiful architecture, including Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Saigon Central Post Office.