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Good for strolling about, there's a temple nearby. Lots of hotels in the area, close to dong xuan... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2017
vjays
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Fun For Shopping and Strolling

Hang Bac is a few streets north of Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi, part of the same shopping district as... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2017
ldstirling
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Colchester, Vermont
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

This is a central street and having stayed here twice, two separate visits, I would not stay elsewhere. Hang Bac Street is so convenient to literally everything in Hanoi, a short walk to the main shops, the lake, the night markets, several outstanding restaurants, several...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Nunngo
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Good for strolling about, there's a temple nearby. Lots of hotels in the area, close to dong xuan and the lake as well. Beware of street mopeds and donut selling ladies (as they'll try to sell you old items for free which might cause you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

I was recently in Hanoi and staying in the old quarter. During my wanderings I ended up in Hang Bac Street browsing through some of the "silk" shops. Against my better judgement I ended up buying some "100% silk ties" "Hand made in Vietnam" from...More

Date of experience: July 2017
8  Thank Strez13
Reviewed April 29, 2017

I've collected silver jewelry for a time. Compared to quality Philippine and Yogyakarta silver, the silver made by Hanoi craftsmen is beautiful and reasonably priced. Our family bought silver bangles that cost about half the price of similar bangles with the same weight in Cebu,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Mayette T
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Hang Bac is a few streets north of Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi, part of the same shopping district as Hang Gai Street. There are dozens of street vendors and small shops here selling food, fabrics, fancy wrapping paper, and sweet treats. Like many streets...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank ldstirling
Reviewed December 10, 2016

It is a typical street to be found in the Old Quarter and bears its name from the many shops that sell silver and jewellery. You will find other shops as well. It becomes Hang Bo Street which specializes in haberdashery. Like all the streets...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed September 29, 2016

it runs from Hang Bo and continues to Hang Bac. it is more then a kilometer. it has a variety of outlets selling all kinds of items. it is also the cross section with Ta Hien and hang Dao.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed August 5, 2016

It is a very busy street, located near Hoan Kiem Lake are, only 10 minutes from the lake to get here

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank VietnamNovnTravel
Reviewed May 28, 2016

This tailor is situated at 48 Hang Bac Street, in the heart of Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is a tiny shop and consequently easy to miss. Look out for the brightly colored dresses hanging on clothes hangers at the entrance. As the shop name...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Sarah F
Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the busiest 'Hang' streets as it is in the center of the Old Quarter. This street is known for shops selling jewelries. The street is narrow and packed with restaurants, bars, people and lots of motorcycles. Watch out for the motorcycles...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank 588phis
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