At present, the Hanoi walking street area around Hoan Kiem Lake has been gradually becoming one of the capital’s tourist attractions, a place for people to go out, play, and slow down between the roads. it’s crowded.
1. Hoan Kiem walking street in Hanoi
Many streets around Hoan Kiem lake (Hoan Kiem, Hanoi) have been organized as a walking street to serve the needs of the people and visitors since September 1, Below is a map of Hanoi walking street for your reference :
Streets being piloted as walking streets include: Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hang Khay Street, Le Thai To Street (1/2 Le Thai To Street, Hoan Kiem Lake, Hang Trong St, Hang Khay Street), Le Lai From Dinh Tien Hoang to Ly Thai To), Le Thach, Tran Nguyen Han (from Dinh Tien Hoang to Ly Thai To), Dinh Le street, Nguyen Xy street, Trang Tien street (from Ngo Quyen to Hang Bai) , Lo Su street (Dinh Tien Hoang street to Nguyen Huu Huan street), Hang Dau street (Dinh Tien Hoang street), Hoan Kiem lake street, Luong Van Can street (from Hang Hanh street to Le Thai To street) from Hai Ba Trung to Hang Khay), Bao Khanh (from Bao Khanh Alley to Le Thai To)
2. What is Hanoi walking street area?
Hanoi walking street area officially operates every weekend. Walking street time starts from 19 pm on Friday to Sunday 24 hours in the area around Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter.
In order to serve people in the walking street, Hanoi People’s Committee has established 78 parking spots with a total area of 17,380m² with capacity of thousands of vehicles at the same time. Some parking points you can send: 15 Hai Ba Trung Street, Ly Thai To 5 points, Ngo Quyen 8 points, Quang Trung 4 points, Le Phung Hieu 1 point, etc.
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3. What is the attraction of Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi?
3.1. Folk games
The interesting thing about the Hanoi walking area is that although there are no modern games or services, it is attractive with traditional games of Vietnam. For each segment of the Hanoi walking street area, we will see a group of people playing umbrellas or tug-of-war, play or kick ball … many community activities take place here attract a lot of young people to join in.
Not only bring exciting experiences, these folk games also have the role of bridging, connecting people together, helping us to be back to the days of childhood innocence, forget all worries. all-purpose daily life.
3.2. Street music performance
Follow the streets in the walking street, we can easily meet the groups of performers with a variety of styles, different types of music. From fierce Latin music to light music, young music, orchestral music, traditional art forms such as gong singing, singing and singing are also sometimes encountered. The scene of people standing shoulder to shoulder swinging, singing along the music comfortably in the street without having to avoid the car is becoming one of the most beautiful images on the streets of Hanoi. Perhaps this is also one of the things that make Hanoi walking street area so attractive to everyone.
3.3. Draw a portrait at the pedestrian street in Hanoi
Close to the banks of Hoan Kiem Lake, it is not difficult to get a self-portrait made by painters who set up painters here. The artwork takes only about 20 minutes to half an hour to complete. Besides, if you talk to painters, you can also hear a lot of interesting stories from these very soulful artists.
3.4. Take beautiful pictures
In recent days, the service of taking photos and wedding photos in Hanoi pedestrian street is becoming more and more popular because it not only has beautiful scenery, closely associated with many symbols of Vietnam country people, but also more convenient when the street is now no longer transport vehicles. Around the lake is always crowded, there are many people often take pictures. Since walking the streets, people can be more free and comfortable to save the beautiful moments.
4. Shopping in the pedestrian street in Hanoi
If you intend to buy some souvenirs or gifts for friends, you can walk to Hang Ngang Street, Hang Dao Street, which is also the night market. There are plenty of items that you can choose from, such as clothes, shoes, watches, jewelry, souvenirs. But you should bargain offline because the seller will say a little challenge it.
5. Eat at Hanoi pedestrian street
Of course, walking around the Sword Lake is a myriad of sidewalk dishes that you should not miss. You can enjoy foods, whích are familiar to the people of Hanoi. Trang Tien ice cream is famous for its associated childhood memories or hot rolls, Pho, etc. Foods along the road have a lot, if go to the streets like Hang Thung or Ta Hien, also do not forget to sit to eat chicken legs salted or drink beer and fried potato chips.
Moreover, many vending machines have been installed along the walking streets. So if you walk tired or thirsty because of hot weather here, you can also buy water in these machines, only from 5000-10000 VND/ bottle. Very convenient right?
6. Use free wifi in Hanoi pedestrian street
To access this free wifi system, residents and visitors can access free wifi from a smartphone or handheld device on the network called “Freewifi_UBNDHANOI”.
After 10 seconds of introducing the banners for pedestrian walkways and logos of the sponsors, people continue to enter their personal phone numbers and be used within 30 minutes. Timeout on wifi will automatically break, if you want to access and continue to use, you just repeat the steps as above.
Hope all the useful information that Vntrip.vn synthesis on here will help you have a relaxing and exciting moments in the weekend at the pedestrian street in Hanoi !
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