A real reminder of any trip are souvenirs. In Vietnam, an abundance of hand made goods. Folk crafts in this country are represented in large numbers in numerous open-air markets. Although the prices are low, here you can still bargain. Striking, exotic souvenirs are literally worth a penny. Let us consider in more detail which gifts and souvenirs can be brought from Vietnam.
- leather products silk
- Scarves, shawls, ties
- Nguyen Trung
- Kopi Luwak
- National costumes
- for tailoring
- Preparations Peoplemedicine
- Balms and ointments
- Buddha statues
- Of pearls
- Of silver
- You can not take out
A list of souvenirs is worth starting with vietnamok. The name speaks for itself: where else does it come to bring this kind of footwear as not from the country of the South Wies. Here they are presented in the widest range and prices are available to all.
Often, in the manufacture of such products use the skin of reptiles, which for the European tourists is exotic in principle. On sale are bracelets, belts, wallets, bags, purse. These things are out of fashion plus they have good quality. Good souvenirs from leather can be brought from the Vietnamese city of Nha Trang.to the table of contents ^
A nice gift will be clothing and other products made of silk. The price of Vietnamese silk is small, and the quality and range are pleasing. It is soft, smooth, poured and not electrified. Remember that silk clothing is best purchased for a larger size, since when it is washed it shrinks. There are villages where it is possible not only to buy an inexpensive silk thing, but also to see how it is created. And at many shops there are workshops where clothes will be adjusted there and then at purchase under the necessary size.to the table of contents ^
Scarves, scarves, ties
Scarves, scarves and ties made of silk - this is another version of an inexpensive but exclusive gift. Exclusiveness of the gift is that the pattern on each silk product is completely unique, as it is created manually.to the table of contents ^
In the city of Nha Trang, there is a remarkable museum, where you can see some amazing works of art made of silk. In addition, here you can see how to create silk products, and purchase them. Pricing, hand-embroidered on the silk of paintings, depends on the size of the product.
Exotic flashlights made of silk and bamboo. They are unusually beautiful, come in different shapes and sizes. The most popular are flashlights, which have 4 or 6 faces. Sometimes inside of them there is a rotating picture. Funny look lanterns in the shape of a dragon. Bamboo frame necessarily soaked, that in the further was not exposed to putrefaction. The idea of making these lanterns came to Vietnam from China, and now the center of this kind of folk craft is the city of Hoi An.
It is believed that Vietnamese cosmetics consists only of natural ingredients, so it is completely harmless. There are lots for the face, body, hair. Popular creams are peels based on fruit acids. Are in demand hair masks, which include an extract of an orchid.to the table of contents ^
This drink, despite its cheapness in Vietnam, is of good quality. Moreover, Vietnam is considered the leader in the export of coffee. The price policy is regulated by the size and quality of the grains. You can visit coffee plantations, where they will conduct an excursion, and there will be an opportunity to buy any variety you like. When buying, remember that you can taste and bargain.
Of the 30 varieties of Vietnamese coffee, Nguyen Trung( Trung Nguyen) is the most common. A distinctive feature of coffee grains Nguyen Chung - a good roast, without burning.to the table of contents ^
This sort is considered the most expensive in the world. Coffee grains are fed to animals. After passing these grains through the gastrointestinal tract of the animal, coffee acquires a unique aroma. For that and is appreciated by the world's coffee fans. This Copi Lovac can not be cheap.to the table of contents ^
The minimum caffeine content against a background of rich taste and bright aroma is the main features of Vietnamese arabica, which is very demanding for climatic conditions.to the table of contents ^
Containing more caffeine and cheaper grade. His harsh, but rich flavor with bitter taste is appreciated by many coffee lovers.to the table of contents ^
The image of a Vietnamese in many people is associated with a man in a cone-shaped hat. It is made from palm leaves and is a kind of symbol of the country, which can be used as an inexpensive presentation.to the table of contents ^
The low price and tolerable quality of shoes and clothes produced in the country, contribute to the purchase of these goods by tourists. Even branded things "Adidas" and "Nike", the production of which is on the territory of the country, you can buy for little money. However, one must bear in mind that in Vietnam there are many fakes of branded clothes.
As an exotic gift, national Vietnamese clothing can perform. It should be noted that it is quite bright and is inexpensive. Many tourists consider it very convenient. For example, the women's national costume Aozai consists of a long fitted shirt with cuts from each side and wide silk scarves made of natural silk.
Men in everyday life wear brown shirts and white pants, and wrap their head with a piece of cloth. But for official ceremonies they additionally wear a long dress with cuts on the sides, and a turban made of silk or cotton, black or brown.to the table of contents ^
Upon arrival in Vietnam, you can order tailoring. While you will rest and travel, the craftsmen will sew the chosen outfit. For example, in Hoi An, where traditionally live sewing seamstresses, embroidered kimonos can be produced overnight. You just need to choose a style, fabric and take measurements. Sewing prices are very affordable.to contents ^
Traditional medicine of this country is known all over the world. Therefore, there is a reasonable question about what medicines can be brought from Vietnam.to the table of contents ^
The original gift is a popular snake tincture. In Vietnam, this tincture is used to treat all ailments. It is a bottle with a capacity of 0.5 or 0.7 liters, in which there is a snake filled with vodka. Also popular are alcoholic scorpions, frogs, iguanas and other similar creatures. You can buy such a present on the street, in a pharmacy or in a store.
To the category of expensive tinctures is "Snake Wine", in which a snake with a scorpion in the mouth is alcoholized. This drug is attributed to the magical power over the male power, the properties of the aphrodisiac and the toning ability of the impact on the body. The number of bottles of this exclusive tincture allowed to export from the country is only 2 pieces per person.to the table of contents ^
Balms and ointments
There are a variety of ointments and balms on sale, which include python, cobra or tiger fat. Popularly used:
- "Golden Star" - warming balm, which we know as "Zvezdochka";
- "White tiger" - ointment for the treatment of joints;
- "Red Tiger" - warming balm with pepper;
- "Cobratoxan" - ointment based on snake venom, saving from radiculitis and osteochondrosis;
- "Silkeron" - a remedy for dermatitis and other skin diseases.
In the markets is full of eyes in all kinds of vegetable tinctures for any purpose. But remember, these drugs are better to buy in the pharmacy, and not in the market.to the table of contents ^
As a variant of a sweet souvenir you can bring dried or candied exotic fruits. The favorite treat of Vietnamese are sweets that taste like toffee, which includes coconut oil.to the table of contents ^
Folk craftsmen create real works of art and just lovely baubles, using bamboo, mahogany, ivory.to the table of contents ^
Colorful fans of silk can be purchased in various sizes: from small hand-made to wall-mounted interior.to the table of contents ^
Craftsmen make national wooden dolls. Also you can find dolls made in scrappy technique. And the most expensive are specimens of ivory in national costumes.to the table of contents ^
You can bring maracas from Vietnam. Even if you do not have a musical ear, then this souvenir will serve you as a beautiful decoration of the interior.to contents ^
Coconut and bamboo are most often used by local craftsmen to make decorative masks. They are sold in large quantities in the markets and are considered quite a colorful presentation.to the table of contents ^
An interesting gift will be hand-painted chopsticks.to the table of contents ^
Figurines of the Buddha
The main religion in Vietnam is Buddhism. Therefore, the figures of the Laughing Buddha( Hottay) are very common here. The teachings of Feng Shui say that the appearance of such a figurine in the house will bring good luck and success. Small Buddha statuettes are made of bronze, wood.to contents ^
Unusual caskets, upholstered in silk, or created by masters from natural stone will serve as an excellent repository for jewelry.to the table of contents ^
Each tourist can bring delicious overseas fruits as a souvenir, but it is important to acquire phytosanitary documents, and then through customs you can easily carry mangosteen, mango, longans, litchi, rambutans, noyans and other strange fruits.to contents ^
The most famous tea of Vietnamese origin is the green "Thay Nguyen" of the highest grade. The name was served by the province where it grows. For the purchase of tea it is better to go to a specialized store, where you can first taste the varieties you like.to the table of contents ^
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Of the pearls
In Vietnam, it is worth paying special attention to jewelry made of pearls. On the coast of the Chinese Sea is concentrated a large number of oyster farms that grow pearls, so here it can be purchased cheaper. But be careful, some dishonest sellers try to sell plastic under the guise of pearls, so be sure to ask for a certificate for the goods.to the table of contents ^
Made of silver
Silverware is also in demand among tourists. He is not only rings, earrings, bracelets, chains, but also cutlery, utensils, writing utensils, figurines and figurines.to the table of contents ^
It is impossible to take out
- of rare animals;
- stuffed animals;
- fish sauce "Nyok Mam";
- more than 300 grams of gold and precious stones( only with the permission of the National Bank);
- national currency;
- corals, shells, sand, earth;
- fruit: durian, watermelon, coconut, jackfruit;
- gas and electric souvenirs.