"Buy fruits at December 19th market!" Top 5 Page for this destination Hanoi Things to Do Tip by kokoryko

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This market, called also 19/12 market is located on Hai Ba trung Avenue; it is a covered marked, a bit dark inside, but lots of things to see!
I like markets because there is life, there is a sort of a summary of the place I visit, and writing this right now I notice how a big contrast is between the hectic and noisy streets and the calm, quietude, almost totally silent atmosphere of the markets; usually markets are noisy, with people calling, animating the customers, lots of shouts, but not in Hanoi, not at Dong Xuan and not here; the markets are very calm, I almost would write peaceful. . . . Ah, pictures of peace.

Picture 1: apples, mangoes, grape, green skinned oranges, melons. . . no, not for sale. . . just peace to me!
Picture2: Entrance of the market
Picture 3: A bit a mess with food and bikes
Picture 4: Enlightened hat!
Picture 5: Dark, only few alleys have light.

Address: Hai Ba trung Avenue

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  • Written Jan 19, 2008
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