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Hong Ngoc Shopping Centre

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Reviewed August 22, 2018

The artists were sweet, allowing us to watch and photograph them at work. The art is stunning! I bought a medium size piece and know it will be a conversation piece in my home.

Thank Diana M
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Although expensive ,on our last trip to Halong bay we enjoyed a stopover at the Hong Ngoc shopping centre,so thought we would visit the Hanoi version when next in Hanoi. This shop is very disappointing,there was virtually no customers except us and the selection seemed...More

Thank robynqld
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to ha long bay... and a young lady follow me and my husband, like begging us to buy... She being so annoying!!! Really!!! And we decided to buy things some snack and 2 bag litlle coffee here, here we...More

Thank Melvina A
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We stopped here on the way to Halong Bay, and found it to be the most expensive tourist trap anywhere on our tour. Overpriced tat, overpriced food, and the most expensive can of Pepsi we had to buy anywhere. Don't be fooled that this is...More

1  Thank stepbar
Reviewed December 25, 2017

En route to Halong Bay a stop is made here for the passenger's to go to the toilet and for the driver to take a rest break. The concept is good '- enabling disadvantaged persons to earn a living but the prices of the goods...More

Thank CaliCo2455
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

A place where the artists are all disabled in varying forms as a result of agent orange which is still effecting the population 40 years later. There are still 3 million effected and still happening due to exposure in soil and waterways. The large scale...More

Thank traceym595
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Totally agree with the review from John S from Charlotte, North Carolina, United States which he posted on 3rd April 2017. This place is a typical tourist trap with a conscience. It's pricey and misleading on what is created by disabled and what is not....More

Thank Ydna82
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

This is the stop over on your way to Halong bay. The quality of the goods are great, the staff are very friendly and speak English. But be warned that the prices are inflated! Also the food and drinks we found to be overpriced. You...More

Thank MusingExplorers
Reviewed April 3, 2017

There are two locations for Hong Ngoc that I know of. One in Hanoi and the other on the road to Halong Bay. The premise of the shopping center is awesome. It is designed to offer training to victims of Agent Orange in order to...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed March 28, 2017

I found this place to be nothing more than playing on the heartstrings of tourists. EVERY bus stops here so there are some big kick backs going on here. I wasn't comfortable to see the working conditions of the deaf teenagers/ young adults - if...More

1  Thank Chuck1072
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