Antiques are also displayed during these days. You can actually find really good ones with reasonable prices in this age-old sea
Location: Hang Ma Street, near Dong Xuan Market and Hang Luoc Flower Market – Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
Opening Hours: 8.00 AM – 9.00 PM, from January 20 annually according to Lunar Calendar
- The sellers do sell items separately but for most reasonable price, consider bring home more than one decoration item
- The shops here almost look exactly the same with familiar price so remember where you intend to shop for later comeback or just buy from the moment you want
- Some items are for ancestors’ worshipping so ask the tour guide or sellers the particular purpose of sparkling items (especially the golden plated lotus ones and eye-catching halo lamp)
- If you fall for crafts, the antique stalls might amaze you with some awing pieces, even from the 90s
AND, TRADITIONAL DISHES FOR FAMILY REUNION
In Vietnam, people often say “an Tet” which is literally translated to ‘eating Tet’ as the holiday is so important that the whole family, from women to men, from adults to children will join hands to cook up a generous feast, with many traditional Tet dishes on offerings.
If you are lucky enough to be invited to join a local family for a Tet meal, it would be a lifetime experience for both your stomach and travel insight!
From chicken to pork to fried spring rolls and noodles, there will be a lot to taste. Check out our 5 ultimate food for the day below: