Four unmissable Tet markets around Hanoi
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,
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
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.