Hanoi ahead of New Year Eve
People in Hanoi celebrate Tet, the most important holiday for Vietnamese, on spacious roads.
A few hours before Lunar New Year’s Eve, people in Hanoi started going out to welcome the Year of the Dragon in an exciting atmosphere.
| A quiet road in Hanoi in the evening February 9 (the last day of the 12th Lunar month). Photos: Duy Khanh/The Hanoi Times
| Few people on road in the evening, totally different from other days.
| Not many people in downtown Hanoi.
| On the shore of Hoan Kiem Lake.
| The street is home to Trang Tien Plaza - in the heart of Hanoi.
| Foreign visitors are relaxed to enjoy Hanoi ahead of New Year's Eve.
| A family enjoy relaxing moments.
| People begin gathering in front of Trang Tien Plaza.
| Areas near Hoan Kiem Walking Street get busy.
| The central parts become crowded.