Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, has long been the most impressive tourist attraction all over the world. Visitors come here to have deep insight on culture, people, and the beauty of scenic landscapes…
Every time end of the trip, they always tend to think about what to buy so that those souvenirs might be the most meaningful for themselves, family and relatives from that destination to bring back home. Therefore, to best build up the thoughtful preparation for your Vietnam tour itinerary, we highly recommend some for you to find them easily in Hanoi Old Quarter.
1.Bat Trang Ceramic & pottery product
Dated for over 500 years, Bat Trang Village is small village 13 kilometers far away from the southeast of Hanoi. During the time, its products have developed and become more and more popular in the world. It is renowned for the best quality, style and glaze…. Many of them are now customized for aristocratic families and religious needs. They are exported to the number of popular foreign markets like Japan, the Netherlands, Britain, Portugal, Southeast Asia, etc.,
2. Van Phuc Silk
Located on the bank of Nhue River, about 10km southwest of Hanoi Old Quarter, Van Phuc silk village is well-known for its traditional weaving and premium quality silk products.
Visit Van Phuc village will make tourist impressed by unique manner of an ancient village in the north of Vietnam with banyan tree, well, communal house, and the sound of power-looms everywhere. Walking on the main road in Van Phuc, tourists feel like being lost in the world of silk with variety of products like dresses, Shirts, Ties… which are available in this village
3. Hang Trong Folk Paintings
The artworks are much sold during the Tet or Lunar New Year Festival. By which, Hang Trong Folk paintings are named after a street “ Hang Trong” in the downtown of Hanoi. The pictures like the 4 seasons and the activities occur to show the happiness, luck, longevity wish. Local people in Vietnam usually has at least one hung in their family. At Hang Trong street, tourists can come to 22A, Cua Dong Street by Le Dinh Nghien artists to buy.
4. Hanoi Green Rice Flake Cake
Specialties like green rice flake cakes are famous in Hang Than street. Hang Than is just among more than 20 culinary streets in Hanoi which has about 70 streets with their first name of Hang.
The most popular brand must be considered is Nguyen Ninh Trademark. This is also the oldest brand for green rice flake cake which was named in 1865.
5. Lotus Tea
Lotus flower are easy to grow and can bloom almost anywhere. The lotus used to make the tea must be collected in the early morning, when the dew remains heavy, in order to ensure the tea’s freshness. After being picked, the anther (the part of the stamen that carries pollen) is quickly separated from the flower before it withers and loses its fragrance.
Lotus tea can be found at Hang Dieu Street, next Hoan Kiem Lake, the central of Hanoi.
Apricot consists of 2 main type which are salted dry apricot or sugared dry apricot. It is a favorable nosh for locals in Hanoi and others. It is various with many kinds which is easy to find, to buy.
Almost Apricot is dried, so it can be used for a long time. Tourists do not worry the expiry date.
The place for tourists to buy: Hang Duong .