Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order

After weeks of massive closure due to COVID-19, Ta Hien, Ma May and Luong Ngoc Quyen streets now reopen to welcome party animals.

Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order

Hanoi allows bars, karaoke parlours and discos to reopen from 0:00 on September 16 after the city has gone four weeks without new local COVID-19 cases. 

Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order
Nightlife on Ta Hien street is now bustling once more. Photos: Minh Hieu/Vietnam+
Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order

Ta Hien street is crowded as if COVID-19 had never happened.

Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order
Though Hanoi People’s Committee has recommended people to seriously abide by COVID-19 prevention instructions by the health sector, many people seem a bit neglected.
Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order

Photos: Minh Hieu/Vietnam+

Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order
Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order

Ta Hien street is dubbed as ‘Westerners’ street’. Now there are some foreigners showing up here indeed.

Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order
Many youngsters say they come here only for keeping up with the bustling nightlife here after a month of its closure.
Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order

Ta Hien street was a thriving social destination before the implementation of the social distancing period, particularly at night and during the weekend.

Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order
Minh Tu, 24, a Hanoian living in Dong Da district tells reporters ‘It’s been a long time since I experienced such wonderful moment. I hope the pandemic will soon be fully contained so everyone could get their normal life back.
 
Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order

Some restaurant welcomes only few customers. Photos: Minh Hieu/Vietnam+

Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order
Though bars, karaoke parlours, discos and pubs can now open, this street is not as crowded as it was before. Business owners here voice their expectation that arrivals will be increased sharply by this weekend.
Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order

Bars, karaoke parlours, discos and pubs on Ta Hien and nearby streets can now reopen.

Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order

‘I’m so delighted that my pub can resume operation. Of course we must ensure safety for our customers. Everyone entering my pub has to undergo temperature measurement and hand sanitizing,’ says Duy Cong, manager of a pub on No.12 Ta Hien street, Hanoi.

Ta Hien Street busy again following lifted social distancing order
Photos: Minh Hieu/Vietnam+


VNA

Return of foreign tourists breathes energy back into Ta Hien street

Return of foreign tourists breathes energy back into Ta Hien street

Following a brief lull in business as a result of the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Ta Hien street in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter has become increasingly busy due to the return of foreign visitors.

 
 

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