In recent years, there has been more and more tourists and local people visiting Hanoi strain street for drinking a cup of coffee while seeing the train running through. This practice attracts more and more tourists visiting Hanoi as it is really strange and incredible. However, due to the increased risk of railway accidents, The Ministry of Transport has ordered to shut down the Hanoi train street. Hanoi City authorities have been told to remove the train street coffee shops and other businesses along both sides of the train street including Le Duan street and Phung Hung street.
Tourists visiting Vietnam for the famous destinations like Halong Bay, Sapa, Ha Giang, Hoi An, Ba Na Hill for Golden Bridge, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc, Mekong Delta, and Hanoi strain street is like a must for many tourists visiting Hanoi. So the closure of Hanoi train street is a pity for them when visiting Hanoi, Vietnam. And of course, the coffee shop owners of the train street are among the people who do not wish this.
What other destinations in Hanoi and around you can visit while Hanoi Train Street is closed? No worry, there are so many nice places in Hanoi and around for you to visit and try.
Halong Bay: Listed in the 7 Natural World Heritage, Halong Bay is like a must when you visit Hanoi. Taking a cruise in Halong Bay is awesome.
Lan Ha Bay: Lan Ha Bay is a Southern part of Halong Bay and belongs to Halong Bay. It is a new area for the cruise so now most of the new cruises in Halong Bay go to this route as it is less touristic and cleaner.
Ninh Binh: Ninh Binh is not so far from Hanoi which you can take a day trip from Hanoi.
Sapa: Sapa is one of the top listed destinations if you visit Vietnam. Visiting Sapa you will not only visit the beautiful nature of the mountainous area with the beautiful rice field but also the unique culture of the hill tribe people there.
Mai Chau: If you are planning to travel to Northern Vietnam, do not miss out Mai Chau to learn more about rustic, peaceful life of the ethnic minorities.