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Hang Gai Street (Street of Hemp), Hanoi

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Browse textiles and traditional Vietnamese clothing along Hang Gai Street (Street of Hemp), a popular shopping district and marketplace in the capital city. Located beside the city's Old Quarter, this shopping area is known for its high-quality silk and classic craftsmanship. Along this street, you will find tailors and designers who sell their original, ready-to-wear creations as well as one-of-a-kind garments made to order with your measurements. Typically, a tailor-made design takes about 24 hours to complete, so be sure to create an itinerary that accommodates this timing. For Hang Gai Street (Street of Hemp) and beyond, use our Hanoi vacation trip planner to get the most from your Hanoi vacation.
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  • I find these nick names of different streets, while they once had meaning, not particular helpful in contemporary Hanoi. Each street is way more diverse than the name indicates. This particular street...  more »
  • Good for shopping for silk and handbags. Negotiate over prices as this is tourist area. Find what you like here then go to the side streets.  more »
  • Grab a table at one of the cafes surrounding the beginning of this street (near the lake) and admire the fact that you made it safely to this site without being overrun by rather uncoordinated traffic...  more »