The first steel bridge over the Red River, the bustling flower market at midnight … are interesting discoveries about Hanoi.
12 seasons of flowers
Hanoi almost has a blooming flower every month , that’s why composer Giang Son wrote the song “Hanoi 12 seasons of flowers” to praise this beauty. Photo: Ha Thanh.
36 streets were originally named for the goods that used to be traded there such as Hang Gai, Hang Bo, Cha Ca, Hang Bac … Today, people on many streets have turned to sell other goods, however, some street is still maintained, such as Thuoc Bac, Hang Bac … Hanoi Old Quarter is always listed in the list of destinations to explore in international newspapers such as Telegraph, CNN, Independent … Photo: Kieu Duong.
Once voted by The Guardian as the 20 best food places in the world, Hanoi has many imprints in the hearts of diners. One of the unique dishes at the top of the list to try is egg coffee. Photo: Deborah Findling/CNBC.
The largest ceramic painting in the world
Stretching nearly 4 km along the Red River dike, the ceramic road currently holds the Guinness record of “The world’s longest ceramic picture”. Photo: Diggers2004 / Wikimedia Commons.
The train line has been introduced on the travel site Culture Trip , SCMP newspaper , CNN …
Although this is a tourist destination, the authorities have decided to close the railway coffee village in October 2019 to ensure safety for both residents and tourists. Photo: Wayne Duncan.
Night flower market
Discovering Quang Ba night flower market is one of the things that tourists often hear each other to try when coming to Hanoi. CNN once voted this place as one of the most beautiful places in the world to celebrate Chinese New Year.
The market is located on Au Co Street, Tay Ho District, one of the oldest and largest wholesale flower markets in the city. The market is open all night, but it will usually be the busiest between 1 – 3am, busy with buyers and sellers, the sound of carts … attracting many tourists to visit and take pictures. Photo: EK111 / Flickr.
The first steel bridge crosses the Red River
The Long Bien Bridge, the historial witness was built between 1899 – 1902. The bridge was designed by architect Gustave Eiffel, the designer of the Eiffel Tower, 2,290 meters long and the first steel bridge to cross the river. Photo: Thong Dong.