Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is one of the best attractive destinations for both domestic and foreign tourists. To promote the tourism, Vietnam Government decided to open six more pedestrian zones in Hanoi Old Quarter on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Authorities in Hanoi said these walking streets included Dinh Tien Hoang, Hang Khay, Le Thai To (from Hang Trong to Hang Khay), Le Lai (from Dinh Tien Hoang to Ly Thai), Le Thach, Tran Nguyen Han (from Dinh Tien Hoang to Ly Thai To), Dinh Le, Nguyen Xi, Trang Tien (from Ngo Quyen to Hang Bai), Lo Su (from Dinh Tien Hoang to Nguyen Huu Huan), Hang Dau (from Dinh Tien Hoang to Cau Go), Hoan Kiem Lake, Luong Van Can (from Hang Hanh to Le Thai to), Hang Bai (from Hai Ba Trung to Hang Khay), Bao Khanh (from Bao Khanh Lane to Le Thai), Hang Dao, Hang Duong, Dong Xuan, Hang Buom, Ma May, Hang Giay, Luong Ngoc Quyen, Ta Hien and Dao Duy Tu.
All these streets located in Hoan Kiem District. You can see the map below:
Hanoi walking-street map
These streets are opened from 7:00 pm to 12:00 pm in the summer and from 6:00 pm to 12:00 pm in the winter every the weekend from Friday to Sunday. The tourists also can use free wifi in this regions.
Local government has also licensed seventy - eight parking lots for cars, bicycles, and motorcycles.
All tourists have positive attitudes about this decision, especially foreign tourists. They can join some Vietnamese traditional games such as Danh Chuyen (Bamboo jacks), Keo Co (Tug of war), Nhay Sap (Bamboo dancing) or O An Quan (Mandarin Square Capturing), etc.
If you have a chance to visit Hanoi in your Vietnam tour from Friday to Sunday, walking around the Hanoi Old Quarter is one of the best things to do.