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A week before Tet, flower market in Hanoi Old Quarter still quiet

This year, Hanoi’s traditional flower market is held on the streets of Hang Luoc, Hang Khoai, Hang Roi, Hang Ma and Phung Hung.

Due to the impacts of Covid-19 epidemic, the market is not as crowded as it was in previous years although the Lunar New Year (Tet) is coming in a week.

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

The market opened on January 29 and will lasts until February 11. Usually, this is a popular attraction of Hanoi before the Tet. However, the market is very quiet this year.

 

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

Most of the visitors wear a facial mask.

 

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

An old woman comes to the market for buying a branch of peach.

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

Some people remove their masks to take pictures

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

Buffalo mascot drawings representing the year of the buffalo 2021 are displayed throughout the market.

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

The colorful Hang Ma street, a place for toys and decorating items.

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

A stall selling red lanterns

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

Each small pot of kumquat like this is priced for VND200,000-VND400,000.

 

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

A branch of peach from the northern mountainous region is offered for VND500,000.

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

Decorating objects for Tet are everywhere.

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có
 
8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có
 
8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

Lucky money envelopes

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

Mrs. Lan, a saleswoman at the market, hoped that the market would be more crowded in the next few days.

 

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có
 

 

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

Colorful pictures for Tet are priced at over VND100,000.

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

 

8 ngày nữa đến Tết, chợ hoa phố cổ Hà Nội vắng chưa từng có

A young girl is choosing a branch of peach for the Kitchen Gods’ Day (February 4).

Le Anh Dung

Flower markets see peak activity on pre-Tet days

Flower markets see peak activity on pre-Tet days

Flowers and ornamental trees sourced from China are overwhelming Vietnamese flowers at traditional and online markets. Japanese orchids are selling like hotcakes despite high prices.

Sa Dec Flower Village attracts tourists before Tet

Sa Dec Flower Village attracts tourists before Tet

Two weeks before the Lunar New Year (Tet holiday), Sa Dec flower village in Dong Thap Province has become a tourist hotspot.

 

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