7 Best Night Markets in Hanoi

Weekends are lit in Hanoi. Why? Well, every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the city of Hanoi has Weekend Night Markets on the bustling streets, which are lit up with colorful lights and people of all kinds. Here is the list of the best night markets in Hanoi you must visit when you visit this bustling city. 

1. Old Quarter Night Market

Old Quarter night market in hanoi vietnam

There are a plethora of options present at this night market. Numerous shops sell various items ranging from handicrafts to clothing, ceramics, and porcelain items. There are a lot of shops that offer a great number of souvenirs to take back from Hanoi. Going around the night market, you find all kinds of new and antique things. For most tourists, this place is a heaven to take back souvenirs. The handicrafts sold here, like bamboo dolls, handmade postcards, leather handbags, picture frames, necklaces, bracelets, and keychains, are famous among tourists. Travelers who require traveling essentials such as backpacks, waterproof jackets, and other stuff must visit the market, as these Vietnamese shops are known to be some of the cheapest places to shop. Haggling and bargaining are a must here.

Timings: Friday - Sunday, 06:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Address: Hang Dao Street, Old Quarter, Hanoi
How to reach: It is a 30-minute cab drive from the Noi Bai International Airport. Tourists from all around the globe visit the night market for its rush and vibrance. This said, there are a lot of things to do here.

2. Linh Nam - Hoang Mai Night Market

Linh Nam night market in hanoi
A 50-minute cab ride away from the airport, this market sells fruits and veggies during the day and clothes and cosmetics at night. You can get all the fancy clothing and cosmetics here. The price tags are pretty high and cost way above their original prices. Haggling is the best way to get what you want at the best price.
Address: Linh Nam, Vinh Hung, Hoang Mai, Hanoi, Vietnam
Timings: 08:00 PM to 01:00 AM

3. Phung Khoang - Thanh Xuan Night Market

Thanh Xuan night mrket in hanoi
This night market in Hanoi is very famous among college-going students due to its cheaply priced clothes, footwear, accessories, and cosmetics. A shirt might cost anywhere between VND 50,000 - 1,00,000 (USD 2.5-5 or INR 150-300) and a pair of jeans in the range of VND 1,20,000-2,50,000 (USD 5-10 or INR 350-700) it is a 40-minute cab ride away from the airport and remains open late till night.
Address: Phung Khoang, P. Van Quan, Tu Liem, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam

4. Dich Vong - Cau Giay Night Market

night market in vietnam
Almost 50 minutes away from the airport, this night market is exactly like the Phung Khoang and attracts the exact same customers. Here you can get a handbag for about VND 70,000 - 150,000 (USD 3-7 or INR 200-450) and a watch for VND 100,000 (USD 5 or INR 300)
Address: Hàng Đào, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam

5. Nha Xanh - Cau Giay Night Market

night market in vietnam
This is one of the cheapest night markets in Hanoi and most of its goods are imported from China. Therefore while buying one must surely check the quality of the product. It is also famous among students for a variety of cheap products it has in store. It takes almost a 40-minute cab ride from the airport to reach here.
Address: Phan Van Truong, Dich Vong Hau, Cau Giay, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam

6. Long Bien Night Market

night market in hanoi
This a simple fruits and vegetable market which opens every night and stays open till the next morning. The people go through a lot of hardships and this is a prime locale for tourists in search of stories of a local’s hardships. It is almost 40-minutes to reach here from the Noi Bai airport.
Address: No. 189 Hong Ha, Phuc Pho, Ba Dinh, Hanoi 119121, Vietnam

7. Quang Ba Flower Night Market

flower night market in Hanoi
This is the biggest flower night market in Hanoi. It is open all day and closes by 2-3:00 am post midnight. This is the best place to see and buy a variety of different flowers grown in and around Hanoi some of which aren't even available elsewhere. This is a must go place for tourists just to see the beautiful variety of flowers out on display for sale.
Address: 236 Au Co, Quang An, Tay Ho, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
Hanoi is a city buzzing with night markets that have a variety of goods to offer at really cheap prices. Being one of the tourist hotspots, this place is a must go when you're in Hanoi, Vietnam. Be it souvenirs or cheap clothes, footwear or accessories, food or chilled beer you get it all in these buzzing night markets in Hanoi.

This post was published by Swetanshu Subhrajit

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