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The Captivating Lotus Festival 2024: Unveiling Hanoi’s Cultural Splendor

The Hanoi Lotus Festival 2024 blossomed into life at the Tay Ho Creative Cultural Space on July 12th. This vibrant festival celebrates the exquisite beauty and profound cultural significance of the lotus flower. With a rich array of activities and events, the festival honors the iconic flower that has long been an integral part of Hanoi's cultural heritage.

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Nightlife

Hanoi Nightlife

Hanoi’s nightlife scene offers a multitude of interesting things to see and places to go well after the sun sets. The city’s lively bars and glitzy nightclubs are conveniently set around Hoan Kiem Lake in the Old Quarter, where you can enjoy great tunes and all sorts of booze as well as mix and mingle with fun-loving locals and expats. However, a night out in Hanoi is not complete without sitting back on plastic stools and enjoy bia hoi (Vietnamese draft beer) along the bustling streets. Due to the Hanoi’s rather strict laws, nightclubs and bars usually close at midnight, but you can find some that remain open (and busy) until the local authorities show up. Read on to find out what to do at night in Hanoi.

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Shopping

10 Best Markets in Vietnam

Markets are among the best places in Vietnam for travellers looking to experience the daily lives of its local population. Operating as early as 03:00, you’ll find throngs of marketgoers haggling for the freshest fruit, vegetables, seafood and meat. Vietnam markets are also great for sampling a wide range of local delicacies at affordable prices, as they are often fitted with a dedicated food court surrounded by food stalls.   While most markets in Vietnam have been in operation for hundreds of years, there are several (especially those located in the cities) that are now geared towards tourists, featuring stalls selling handicrafts, souvenirs and pre-packaged food items. While goods here are sold at relatively low prices, you can still exercise your bargaining skills to get better deals. Read on for our handy guide on Vietnam’s most popular local markets.

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10 Best Shopping in Hanoi

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