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Silks, silver and souvenirs draw tourists to this popular street market.
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Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 4 3938 1903
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of the most popular streets to visit in Hanoi for clothing, street food and to enjoy and experience the hustle of life here. It is always busy and noisy but is worth the time to visit

Thank rhthomas1980
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Of course you need to take a stroll down the length of Hang Gai Street. There are some gems of shops with beautiful art/craft pieces in as well as souvenir shops and clothes. Haggle in the souvenir shops and if you don't like the price...More

Thank sarzit11
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Hang Gai street and the area surrounding the St Joseph Cathedral have quaint shops and cafes with unique characteristics. Best area in the Old Quarter for us. Good selection of food and shopping.

Thank TiggerHong
Reviewed July 20, 2018

This was once the one and only street where tourists bought silk, embroidery and various Vietnamese made clothes. Now it has turned very touristy, which might be good or bad depending on how you see it. There are other places to find the same thing,...More

Thank Bangoe
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Come to Hang Gai and you can see a lots of things to buy. remember to bargain and take care your money.

Thank NurAinx
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Hang Gai street was quite near our hotel. I had a jacket and a top made at Curves and we ate at Madam Yens. Just walking around this area there was lots to see and do.

Thank barballen23
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a very bustling shopping street, there is everything from silk to t shirts, you can have clothes made too. If you are not buying it’s worth a visit just to experience.

2  Thank Kathrynowl91
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

So many beautiful silk shoppes and coffee shoppes along this street. They have everything from silk sheets to clothes to purses. Also along this street you can find all sorts of North face and various brand names that have “fallen off the truck”. Don’t pay...More

Thank IndySig
Reviewed February 19, 2018

it is a very nice corner, near to Hoan Kiem Lake, can find a lot of interesting stuff like Ao Dai, traditional dress, silky scarf, small souvenir, really crowded a lot of traffic but I like it :)

Thank Sophie U
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Apart from cafes and shops Hang Gai has a live theatre as well ... only seats about 30 for a 1 hour show.. so booking is always essential . If you want something hard to get .... this is the street you'll find it in.

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ssmarques
January 21, 2017|
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Response from Lee S | Reviewed this property |
Definitely get VND if you're in Hanoi or any other city in Vietnam. That's what the prices for items are usually listed as and you won't have to worry about the exchange rate on the street.
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January 21, 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
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