Hanoi mural street highlighted with hanging lanterns in Mid-Autumn Fest

Not only Hang Ma but also Phung Hung street is decorated with vibrant hanging lanterns to welcome Mid-Autumn Festival.

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hanoi mural street highlighted with hanging lanterns in mid autumn fest
On September 24, the lantern started to be hung up, stretching about 300 meters at the end of Phung Hung Street to welcome the Mid-Autumn Festival. Unlike the traditional lanterns often found in Hang Ma, Phung Hung’s lanterns are made of white fabric with elegant colours and paintings. (Photo: Tien Phong)
hanoi mural street highlighted with hanging lanterns in mid autumn fest
The lanterns are decorated with traditional patterns such as flowers, drums, carp … (Photo: Tien Phong)
hanoi mural street highlighted with hanging lanterns in mid autumn fest
Phung Hung street attracts visitors all day and night. On the first days when the lanterns are hung, many young people come to the street to take photos. In addition to Phung Hung Street, many streets in Hanoi’s Old Quarter are also lightened up with lanterns to prepare for this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival. (Photo: Tien Phong)
hanoi mural street highlighted with hanging lanterns in mid autumn fest
Phung Hung mural street was first established in 2017, consisting of 17 Vietnamese traditional paintings completed by Vietnamese and Korean artists. The paintings of the grocery stores, the women carrying street goods, the streetcar, the teacher … on the arches are reminders of beautiful memories of Hanoi. (Photo: Tien Phong)
hanoi mural street highlighted with hanging lanterns in mid autumn fest
The street is always crowded during the holidays and weekends. Not too far from this location lies the famous “railway neighborhood” with coffee shops located right next to the train tracks, bring customers a thrilling yet fascinating experience. (Photo: Tien Phong)