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Hang Gai Street (Street of Hemp)

Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 4 3938 1903
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Hanoi Old Quarter Half-Day Walking Tour
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Silks, silver and souvenirs draw tourists to this popular street market.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“silk shop” (13 reviews)
“art galleries” (13 reviews)
“shops selling” (19 reviews)
Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 4 3938 1903
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a street with clothing shop stalls (north face bags and clothing) and cafes. worth visiting if you want to pick up cheap knock off clothing items. nice little cafes to have a coffee and snacks.

Thank thd007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed Hang Gai st Hanoi, many shops from high end silk to cheap t-shirts and art galleries. Saps shop has many handcrafts from the north, not cheap but unique. Very busy street with good restaurant , spas and coffee shops, lots to see and do....More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for special sill material, scarfs, shawl or clothes, this would be a great area. Price not cheap for great silk stuff.

Thank FaithMY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely street to walk on, very close to the lake. Lots of shops, high end and ordinary. Good place to shop clothes, knick knacks and other small items. Also, be sure to bargain alot! It is quite busy are night (9PM) also, with lots of...More

Thank Chaarvi B
Reviewed 15 May 2017

It is a very busy street with a lot of commercial activities, mostly for tourists. There are many tailors, silk shops and bazaar like shop. A lot of street traffic. OK but unremarkable.

Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Burstling street, street food is amazing, local shops sell toys and souvenirs. Closed for motorbikes after sundown.

Thank jeroenw363
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you've seen Old Quarter, you've seen it all. Just another street in Hanoi, sadly a lot of the shops will take advantage of the average traveler unless you have someone that knows the prices or can at least get you something close to what...More

Thank Charles T
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This place is a bazaar street with a lot of shops and nothing compared with photos and existing descriptions. One more street in Hanoi

Thank Vitor M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I regret not having asked for advice from my hotel staff before purchasing fabric and having 2 simple dresses made at Thao Silk shop in Hang Gai. I can only describe this experience as being exceedingly disappointing as one dress looked like it had been...More

1  Thank Gingerbon
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Plenty of restaurants featuring local, western etc foods to cater all types, fountain and lake is great area to go for walk morning or evening.

Thank Durtsa H
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Hello can anyone help with which best currency to take to hanoi? Dollar or Vietnam currency. Thanks
22 January 2017|
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Response from wellycarolyn | Reviewed this property |
If you can get Vietnam dong, best to just take that - then you're only converting once. Some places will take us dollars, but many of the smaller shops and markets will just take dong, and in any case you'll get a better... More
Hello can anyone help with which best currency to take to hanoi? Dollar or Vietnam currency. Thanks
22 January 2017|
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Response from Whirled_traveler53 | Reviewed this property |
If I had to choose between the two, I would take USD. However, using your ATM at the many banks around Hanoi is your best option. Organize this option with your bank before you leave. Carrying around lots of cash is... More