Quang Ba flower market (Chợ hoa Quảng Bá) is one of the biggest flower markets which take places in the evening in Hanoi (Hà Nội). From the bottom of the heart of most Hanoi people, Quang Ba flower market is not only a great source of freshly-cut flowers for the capital but also a cultural specificity of Hanoi. It belongs to Tay Ho district (Quận Tây Hồ) and is only 5 km far from the center of Hanoi. Visiting this market is one of the places that you should not skip during your trip to Hanoi, Vietnam (Việt Nam).
Quang Ba Flower Market opens all year round and only happens in the evening. Although it often opens from 12 p.m., you had better come here from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. because the market is the noisiest during this time.
Actually, this market is not the site for you to shop souvenirs, but they are worth visiting thanks to its great atmosphere. There are two major corridors via the market, and each one lined with stalls on all sides. There is a big undercover shed on the right side, which you will see covered shops housed. On the left-hand side, there are many street food stalls.
You can also buy flowers at an inexpensive price. Furthermore, you are free to enjoy fragrant of various flowers and have an opportunity to see the hustle and bustle of the market where people are engaged in selling and purchasing. Taking some photos is another suggestion for you upon visiting this special atmospheric market.
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