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Discover the different charm of Hanoi at night

Hanoi is the most beautiful at night! If one day you come to Hanoi and cannot sleep, you can go out to the streets to hear the breath of night, and to see a Hanoi in the old manner. In those nights, there was a quiet, real earning live of the daily life.
 

Hanoi in the day is rush, and hastily as well. Sometimes I was gone with the exactly this same hurry, there is not enough time to watch the ancient beauty of Hanoi Old Quarter and the Thang Long of thousand years of culture. So, if you want to see this pensive beauty in Vietnam Tour Packages https://www.fareastour.asia/private-tours/, you must wait until the night, when no traffic jam, no stuffy and no car horn.

Where to visit in Hanoi at night? 

Come to wherever you like, go through the familiar streets to see how strange Hanoi’s night. Continue visiting the Hoan Kiem lake and go along the old town.
 
You can start from Hoan Kiem Lake to indulge yourself into the night.
You can start from Hoan Kiem Lake to indulge yourself into the night.
 
If you do not see enough the beauty of the old houses, the old streets, let’s enjoy them at night. In addition to Hoan Kiem Lake and The Old Quarter, there are Ba Dinh Square, West Lake, the Opera House, Ngo Quyen Street, Long Bien Bridge, Quang Ba Flower Market, Long Bien Night Market ... that are also available for you to experience.
 
A must-go place in Hanoi at night is Long Bien Bridge - the dating place of couples.
A must-go place in Hanoi at night is Long Bien Bridge - the dating place of couples.
 

Some suggested night food shop in Hanoi

I do not know too much about the nightlife in Hanoi, there are a few places below I prepared myself during the trip.
  • A row of restaurants near Dong Xuan night market.
  • Beef 27 Hang Ngang (sold from 3p.m to 5.a.m)
  • Hang Bo crossroads, Luong Van Can crossroads (5.p.m - 11.p.m)
  • Hang Dau Fish Noodles (Open 24/24)
  • Xoi Yen, steamed rice (sold from 5.p.m to 1.a.m)
There are many interesting and delicious night-shop for enjoying Hanoi foods.
There are many interesting and delicious night-shop for enjoying Hanoi foods.
 
Besides the above address, near the night market still have the porridge, noodles, pho ... You can make something to warm up your stomach on the road.

Some things to keep in mind when wandering around Hanoi at night.

Walking around at night is fun because the road is only yours, everything is yours. You will have more chance to admire the French colonial architectures of Hanoi, which is very famous in the Southeast Asia Trip as https://www.fareastour.asia/private-tours/southeast-asia-tours/ . But there are also things you need to pay attention to:
  • The most convenient vehicle is motorbikes, remember filling up gasoline because it is difficult to find gasoline station after 11.pm. If you do not have a motorbike, you should find a bike. Using bicycle, you do not need to send, like to take anywhere. It is quite convenient.
  • For safety you should not go alone. At night, it may encounters as noble, theft, robbery, addiction ... You should avoid the dark, do not stop at the place where have only you with dignified look. I met some bad guys that night, but when I saw them, I immediately run away.
  • Wear warm clothes, carry your passport or copy one. Do not bring too much money and valuables (telephone, jewelry ...). This is just a precaution, I go without problems but need to avoid the bad things. It is best not to bring valuables. Going around overnight, you can easily meet polices. They often ask for identification or passport. 
Don't miss Quang Ba flower market.
Don't miss Quang Ba flower market.

 Around 3.a.m, you can meet some retail market, where the local earns his life.
Around 3.a.m, you can meet some retail market, where the local earns his life.
 
I think I am not enough sensible to tell you about my night in Hanoi in this winter. How beautiful the rain was. Maybe someday, you will not able to sleep, then deciding for a walking out at night. Then hopefully you will find these pictures. Not just Hanoi, but wherever you live, try a sleepless night on the street to see other colors of life.