Hanoi Night Market

From the north end of Hoan Kiem Lake, walk up busy Hang Dao where shops that sell clothing, food, and displays spill out onto the sidewalk. From Friday through Sunday from around 7 pm, this street all the way up to Dong Xuan Market is closed to traffic. Explore the vibrant night markets, with stalls set up along the center of the street.

From the north end of Hoan Kiem Lake, walk up busy Hang Dao where shops that sell clothing, food, and displays spill out onto the sidewalk. From Friday through Sunday from around 7 pm, this street all the way up to Dong Xuan Market is closed to traffic. Explore the vibrant night markets, with stalls set up along the center of the street.

Hanoi’s night markets are like a confusingly diverse dollar store: very few of the items correlate to one another, but they’re all on sale for a fabulous bargain. Whether you need ten portable neon speakers or some knockoff Chanel bags, you’re going to find everything (and possibly more) right here. The most popular night markets take place in the Old Quarter every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night. Arrive with an empty stomach. Prepare to haggle.

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