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Dec 31, 2020 / 11:12

Shimmering and magical beauty of Hanoi at night

All well-known destinations in Hanoi sparkle when night falls.

Hanoi at night bears a unique beauty, both ancient and modern, peaceful and somewhat splendid. That beauty starts to show off right from early evening, when the street lights and decorative lighting system are lit up.

Contrary to the bustling scene in the morning, at night, when the street lights shine, everyone has fallen asleep, Hanoi at night radiates peaceful and charismatic charm, along with many interesting things for everyone to discover.

Well-known destinations in the capital city, including Hoan Kiem lake, Thanh Nien street, the downtown walking street area, among others, all sparkle when night falls.

Especially, the street night market in the heart of Hanoi Old Quarter has long been a familiar destination of Hanoians every weekend evening. This is not only a place where normal trading activities take place, but also a place for cultural exchange, preserving many unique features of 36 old streets, which has been attracting both local and foreign tourists.

Streets are glowing with fanciful colors and the people admire the rushing flow of vehicles.

Thanh Cong Lake in Dong Da District.

 A construction site in Hanoi at night.

 Ngoc Son Temple was built on a small island in the north of the Hoan Kieam Lake.

 Tran Duy Hung street in the city's Cau Giay District.

A water music performance at Times City in Hoang Mai District.

A corner of Hanoi at night. 

 Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square is next to Hoan Kieam Lake.

 Another corner of Hanoi from above.

 Hoan Kiem Lake - the heart of Hanoi.

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

 Royal City Trade Center in Thanh Xuan District.

Hanoi's western gateway

 Nga Tu So intersection in Thanh Xuan District.

 West Lake is praised as a symbol of the capital city's beauty, besides other famous spots like Hoàn Kiếm (Sword) Lake, and Văn Miếu-Quốc Tử Giám (Temple of Literature).

 An overview of Hanoi at night.