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Top 10+ Ultimate Things to Do in Hanoi at Night

August 27, 2022 - 1203 views

Whenever in the daytime or nighttime, Hanoi always has so many interesting things to explore. Even though at the same place, the feeling you go at night will be a little bit different from when you go in the daytime. For that reason,  we will list out 11 Ultimate Things to Do in Hanoi at Night. Try to experience yourself whether the activities.

Things to do in Hanoi at Night

1. Drinking Bia Hoi at Hanoi night walking street

Beer has been one of the most popular beverages in the world. Saveur Magazine has also mentioned drinking Bia Hoi as an interesting experience for the evening schedule in Hanoi. Before going to dinner, you can go to the sidewalk pubs, order some dishes along with Bia Hơi and talk with your friends. Also, a very famous and suitable street for this activity in Hanoi is Ta Hien Street. This street is one of the busiest streets at night, attracting a lot of foreign tourists. It has a mixture of ancient-looking and the modernity of a lively urban city. 

Drinking Bia Hoi at Hanoi Night walking street

Drinking Bia Hoi at Hanoi Night walking street

 

2. Walk Around Hanoi Old Quarter

If you want to experience a busier and more bustling Hanoi Old Quarter, you should probably go on weekends or in the evenings. In the evening, the streets of the old town are lightened up and many people flock to this area to participate in entertaining activities. At this time, the Old Quarter is brighter and busier than ever at any time of the day. Therefore, you can experience an energetic Hanoi. 

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Walking around Hanoi Old Quarter

Walking around Hanoi Old Quarter

 

3. See Cultural Show: Puppet Show & My Village

Another interesting activity in the evening is taking time to watch traditional cultural shows. One of the most famous traditional art forms of Vietnam is water puppetry. Puppetry has existed in many parts of the world for as long as 4000 years. The art of puppetry flourished mainly in the northern region of Vietnam but it spread all over the country through the years providing entertainment for the people. The stage is water surface and the actors are wooden puppets controlled by the artists behind the curtain. Visitors can watch water puppet shows at Thang Long Water Puppet Theater (57B Dinh Tien Hoang, Hoan Kiem) or the Vietnam Puppet Theater (16 Le Thai To, Hoan Kiem).

Besides, in the evening,  Going to watch the play "My village" to feel the peaceful beauty of the Northern village is also a good idea. This play has props made of bamboo, combined with light, sound, and beautiful circus techniques,... will make the audience feel satisfied.

Water puppet show

Water puppet show

 

4. Taste Ha Noi Street Food

It is no exaggeration to say that Hanoi is a street food lover's paradise. In addition to the traditional dishes of Vietnam in general and in particular to the millennial cultural land of Hanoi, you can also have opportunities to taste the outstanding regional cuisines of Vietnam. Last year, The Appraisal Council of WorldKings has approved five application for world records of Vietnamese cuisine such as the country has the most roll dishes in the world, the country has the most “strand and broth” dishes in the world, the country has the most dishes made from flowers in the world, ... 

Visitors can easily find and enjoy typical dishes of Vietnamese cuisine in the streets of Hanoi. From simple dishes such as baked corn, baked sweet potato, boiled snails to “strand and broth” dishes like pho, cartilaginous porridge,... can be found on the streets at night in Hanoi. Some famous night food streets can be mentioned such as Ta Hien street with countless snacks, Gam Cau barbecue street, Ho Tay snail street, Hoan Kiem lake mannequin,...

Taste Hanoi Street Food

Taste Hanoi Street Food

 

5. Have an Egg Coffee

Egg coffee is a famous beverage and has become a culinary icon when talking about Hanoi. This simple dish is only made from two basic ingredients: egg yolks and coffee but it has captured a lot of Vietnamese people as well as foreign tourists for years.

If you want to sip a cup of standard egg coffee, just go to Giang Coffee - the birthplace of this delicious greasy drink. Egg Coffee was created by the first owner of Giang coffee shop in the 1950s. Over the years,  the coffee cup of egg coffee has been still an attractive drink for many people.

Taste Hanoi Egg coffee

Taste Hanoi Egg coffee

 

6. Shopping at Hanoi Night Market

In Hanoi, there are many markets open at night, attracting many people to gather. Visitors can expect to discover what local life is like in the city by shopping at Hanoi Night markets. The most well-known night market is the Old Quarter night market. It starts on Hang Dao street, through Dong Xuan Market gate, and ends on Hang Giay street. The opening hour is from 18h to 23h on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

This market not only sells a variety of different items at affordable prices such as clothes, shoes, handicrafts, ... but also sells a lot of food from Vietnamese, Korean to other European dishes. At this night market, visitors will also have a chance to enjoy special street art performances. This can be considered as a place to exchange and promote Vietnam's culture to international friends.

Shopping at Hanoi night market

Shopping at Hanoi night market

 

7. Amazing view at Lotte Tower

Lotte Hanoi Building is a complex building consisting of a commercial center, serviced apartments, and luxury hotels located at 54 Lieu Giai, Ba Dinh. With 65 floors, this is the second tallest building in Hanoi, The 65th floor of Lotte Center Hanoi is extremely famous for Sky Walk Observatory with an amazing experience like walking on clouds. It opens from 09:00 to 24:00. When you come here, you will have the opportunity to admire the panoramic colorful scenery of Hanoi at night. The ticket price to reach the 65th floor is not too expensive. The price for adults is 230,000 VND, and for children (3-12 years old) is 170,000 VND.

Amazing view at lotte Tower

Amazing view Hanoi at night at lotte Tower

 

8. Dance at Hanoi night club

If you want your evening to be a little more vibrant, going to the nightclubs is not a bad idea at all. Some famous clubs in Hanoi are the 1990 Le Theater, The Opera Club, IP Club, Sunset Bar, Bar Camelia, ... With catchy and trendy music, these clubs are not only popular with young Vietnamese people but also a favorite destination for many foreigners.

Dancing at Hanoi night club

Dancing at Hanoi night club

 

9. Visit night flower market Quang Ba

5km from the center of Hanoi, the Quang Ba flower market is one of the biggest night flower markets in Hanoi that you should not miss. The market usually occupies from 7 pm the day before until 7 am the next day.  Visiting this special flower market, visitors can not only enjoy the colorful and fresh beauty of diverse flowers but also get beautiful flowers at very cheap prices.

Walking around Quang Ba flower market at night, you can feel a different Hanoi at night. There is no loud siren, congested roads, but the surrounding scenery filled with the aroma and vibrant colors of different flowers.

Visit night flower market Quang Ba

Visit night flower market Quang Ba

 

10. Hanoi Cocktail Tasting

If you want to find a quiet space and chat with friends, the cocktail bar is a suitable place. There are many affordable cocktail bars in Hanoi, with the space designed in many different styles, which can meet your requirements. Some popular and beautiful pubs are Six Pub (Hang Tre, Hoan Kiem), Pharaoh's Bar & Upper (located on the 63.64 floors of Lotte Tower), Bette Bar (Cao Ba Quat, Ba Dinh),...

Hanoi Cocktail tasting

Hanoi Cocktail tasting

 

11. Massage at the spa in Hanoi

After spending the whole day exploring Hanoi, if you have become tired, massage at the spa is also a way to relax your body. Coming to the spa salon, you will be washed away all the dust of a long day and then your body becomes much more refreshed. This also helps you energize for the dense adventure schedule to discover Hanoi in the next few days.

Massage at Spa in Hanoi

Massage at Spa in Hanoi

 

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Nguyen Thuy An

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