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Address: Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 4 3938 1903
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Silks, silver and souvenirs draw tourists to this popular street market.

Silks, silver and souvenirs draw tourists to this popular street market.

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Street famous for silk shops -- but the best part is the coffee shop upstairs

There are many silk shops here, all with very persistent staff, eager to help you try on every garment in their shops until you are happy to open your wallet. It can be hard to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many silk shops here, all with very persistent staff, eager to help you try on every garment in their shops until you are happy to open your wallet. It can be hard to know which store to pick -- but remember to bargain whichever you choose. Look willing to walk away, and their prices quickly turn into 'make... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely check this out. Nice cosy stores everywhere. You can buy your postcards, souvenirs, handicrafts and homewares here. Nice boutique hotels here as well. Go to the top of the shop buildings to have an overview of the Hoan Kiem Lake. Nice!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the mayhem of Hanoi traffic , it was a relief to be able to use the convenience of traffic lights - although not always obeyed by bikes. Good quality hotels and shopping.

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Khok Kloi, Phangnga, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent several hours roaming the many streets of the Old Quarter (we stayed in Hang Bac Street) and found them all interesting, with the different themes of each one being quite obvious in many of them.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Well you won't just stumble upon this place! We had read about this being difficult to find and indeed you do have to enter through the silk shop take several flights of stairs and a spiral staircase, but wow what a view. It wasn't busy and the prices for both coffees and beers were very reasonable considering the view that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

nice place to buy silk and it is good price ,we do not need to bargain so much and you also can buy another staff for bring to friends family;;;;;

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Enjoyed shopping here although I did not enjoy bargaining. Many good purchases including embroidery from the famous Tan My with wonderful history of founder.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

"Silk street" is exactly as its name suggests, and shops vary from super cheap to very high end. There are some really nice mid-range bargains to be had too. Don't forget to negotiate the price, and watch the "100% silk" labels - a lot are not genuine. If you have more than a day, you can get clothes made for... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great street for lots of higher quality souvenirs. Better than much of what is in depths of Old Quarters - high quality items to buy like old brass works, smoking artifacts from prior eras, beautiful silk pictures, etc.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

it starts from the dominos and heads up towards the Ho chi Minh Mosselum. nowadays there is a mixture of retail outlets. those were the days when the whole street had the same products.

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