Last update: 17:45 | 08/02/2018
Visitors arriving in Hanoi around the time of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) should not miss four of the city’s famous markets – Hang Luoc and Quang Ba flower markets, Hang Ma antique market, and Buoi market.
Quang Ba flower market
Lying alongside Au Co Road in Tay Ho district, it is one of the most famous markets in Hanoi. As Tet nears, the market becomes a bustle of buying and selling with a stream of motorbikes carrying plant pots through crowds of locals and visitors.
The market is an ideal place for young people to take photos among fresh flowers and fruit blossoms to welcome the New Year.
It is one of oldest markets in the capital city. It not only sells fresh flowers but also offers many kinds of ornamental plants, plant varieties, and seeds.
Hang Ma antique market
It has been a vibrant and interesting destination during pre-Tet for many years now. The market convenes from the 20th to the 30th day of the last lunar month. Some of the precious items for sale are hundreds of years old.
Hang Luoc flower market
The market often opens in the week before Tet. A wide range of plants associated with Tet such as peach, kumquat, different kinds of flowers, and ornamental plants are on sale.