Hanoi have many shopping centers for tourists. One shopping place that you should not miss in Hanoi is night market in Hanoi Old Quarter. Hanoi night market only opens on weekend evenings. These dates are Friday evening, Saturday evening and Sunday evening. This market normally opens round 6pm until 11:00pm.
Night market is marked by 2 sites Dong Xuan Market and Hang Dao street. Special things, this is also walking street. All of transportations are not allowed to move inside market. Not only foreign tourist but also domestic tourist choose Hanoi night markets as must-see destination in their own Vietnam tours.
Goods id variety in Hanoi night market such as: shoes, hand-bag, clothes, lacquer ware, souvenirs…Moreover, street foods will be interesting experience for any tourists like Hanoi cuisine. They are grilled pop corn, hot dog, che, fruits treated with salt and chili, Salted dry fruits…
Hanoi night market is not only for shopping, many tourists come here to feel atmosphere, to see beauty of Hanoi at night. Especially, a colorful street will appear in this market if tourist come here on Mid Autumn Festival. The main point will be Hang Ma street with variety of toys, masks, lanterns…
In the past, Hanoi night market is only run straightly from Hang Dao street until Dong Xuan Market with a lot of small stores at the middle of street, walking lanes are two sides for visitors. Nowadays, this night market expand more to Luong Ngoc Quyen street, Ta Hien street, Ma May street.
These streets have many bars or even a small store with lemon tea that gather many youth people. People often come here with friend only to drink while enjoy music, enjoy busy atmosphere of weekend night. At some streets corner, sound of Vietnam folk songs will awake many tourist especially foreign tourists that come to Hanoi the first time. It always attracts many the old local people. Music is everywhere in these streets. The youth people choose here as the best place to reduce stress after one hard working week.
It is not perfect trip if tourist miss Hanoi night market on Vietnam tour itinerary.
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