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This is the place where one has to buy silk! I actually bought something in Hadong silk. For some reason, they are not listed here on Tripadvisor. They sell several products such as ties, scarves, etc. They are made of cashmere, silk, etc. I bought...More
Hang Gai Street was arguably the best shopping street and the place to hunt for souvenir in Old Quarter. We were lucky to live in Hang Trong Street which was only a corner away. There were many shops selling souvenirs and coffee, and visitors would...More
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
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
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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
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 always risky, so if you use an ATM, you can withdraw the amounts you need for that day.