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The only one antique fair in Hanoi

For every occasion of New Year, this special market opens at the intersection of Hang Ma, Hang Can, Hang Luoc and Hang Dong in Hanoi.

VietNamNet Bridge - For every occasion of New Year, this special market opens at the intersection of Hang Ma, Hang Can, Hang Luoc and Hang Dong in Hanoi. This year, it will open from January 31 through February 9. “Antiques” are displayed on the pavement or in the middle of the road.

Hanoi’s antique fair 


As part of the Hang Luoc traditional market flower, the antique fair is a place to meet and exchange experiences of antique collectors and traders in Hanoi and northern provinces.


Antiques offered for sale at the market are mainly old items of several decades and imitation antiques. Prices range from a few hundred thousand dong to tens of millions dong for each item.
Products are displayed in the middle of the road.
Only experienced antique collectors can distinguish what are real antiques.
Imitation antiques are finely manipulated.
A tobacco pipe.
The oil lamps of the 70s.
Kerosene lamps.
Imitation antiques.
Oil lamps priced only VND400,000 ($20)/pair.
Porcelain vases.

This market opens only once a year.

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