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Hang Gai Street (Street of Hemp): Tours & Tickets

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“old quarter”(62 reviews)
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Silks, silver and souvenirs draw tourists to this popular street market.
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Reviewed 7 August 2019

I suggest that any of customers don’t go this place. My husband and I ordered one dress and one shirt. I paid $85 for a custom dress. It is quite expensive in Vietnam. It was exciting to have customized dress. Guess what? When I picked...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jiyoung J
Reviewed 9 July 2019 via mobile

I got really excited reading all the reviews of buying silk garments and fabric but was disappointed that the shops did not live up to expectations. It was a really short street and the finished garments were not of very good silk quality, really thin....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank travelbug0082
Reviewed 2 July 2019

Check out Silk Like (Hand Made Silk) at 11 Hang Gai (right in front of Cafe Pho Co). She also sells cool note books and t-shirts. Buy from her! She's awesome.

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank BrooklynSpydercat
Reviewed 30 June 2019

Well if you miss seeing Great Vietnamese lacquer at 45 Hang Gai (Song Thu art Gallery) and some exquisite handpainted porcelain at 64 Hang Gai (Hanoi Hannah) then you have only yourselves to blame. And plenty of restaurants and yummy food and the best bia...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank HuahinCharlie
Reviewed 29 April 2019

Hang Gai Street (Street of Hemp) is another Must see place whine in Hanoi! We sure enjoyed it a lot!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 237StefanO
Reviewed 16 March 2019

As air was cool the night walk was pleasant many shops to brouse and many stops for coffee they have very nice laterns hung up to brighten the streets

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 494edmunde
Reviewed 12 February 2019

located in the old quarter. shoppers paradise. u will find a lot of local and foreign shops with cool products. I took a few garments product, show pieces, and souvenirs. and also many coffee shops. simply a great place for shopping lovers.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 435jalali
Reviewed 27 December 2018

Get a map and walk through the Old Quarter of HaNoi to explore all the streets the sell merchandise according to their street name. So much fun to turn the corner and be faced with an entire street of over the top Christmas decorations or...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank worldtravels59
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Extremely busy and buzzing street, which has a variety of shops, restaurants and cafes. Crossing roads is very difficult.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Naina-Damani
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

A street predominantly comprises silk shops. There are many bargains to be had. Not much by way of negotiations on price. Overall good quality.

Date of experience: November 2018
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21 January 2017|
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Response from ldstirling | 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.
21 January 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