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Dec 01, 2021 / 20:25

Busy atmosphere in Hanoi’s Old Quarter ahead Christmas

Despite concerns about the appearance of a new variant of coronavirus, the Christmas atmosphere has filled the streets in Hanoi's Old Quarter area.

Colorful Christmas decoration items, toys, and gifts are sold everywhere in the streets of Hang Ma, Hang Luoc, and Luong Van Can, making the Hanoians more eager for the upcoming festival.

Some people flock to Hang Ma Street to buy items for the year-end-parties decoration. Meanwhile, others just want to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of the streets.

The Old Quarter is tinged with glittering red color. The bustling atmosphere makes people feel more excited, helping them to forget the Covid-19 pandemic for a moment.
According to sellers on Hang Ma Street, the Christmas goods are abundant this year, including Christmas trees, reindeer carts, flashing lights, children’s toys, among others. The hottest sale item, however, is always the Santa Claus figurines.

Besides the traditional Lunar New Year, Christmas and New Year Eve have become the most joyful holidays that Hanoians eagerly wait for months during the year. 
These eye-catching Christmas wreaths are intricately designed. Their prices are varied, ranging from several tens of thousands of dong to hundreds of thousands of dong for an item.
Young families happily go shopping to adorn their homes, including expats. 
The vivid colorful Hang Ma Street in the festive season is also an ideal destination for nice photo shootings.
These beautiful decoration items are inviting people to come to admire and buy some. 
Hang Ma street and the nearby areas are often stuffed with clients for a couple of weeks until Christmas and New Year Eve arrive.