7 ideal places to spend Christmas night in Hanoi

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Where can we go for Christmas in Hanoi? If you still do not know where to go for Christmas in Hanoi, here are some of the best suggestions for you. Beautiful decoration with Christmas trees, colorful lights and interesting performances, these places will definitely bring you a warm and peaceful Christmas.

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St.Joseph’s Cathedral

Christmas at St.Joseph’s Cathedral (via aFamily)

St.Joseph’s Cathedral is the center of Catholic activities in Hanoi and the surrounding areas so it is not surprising that this place is so stunning and always crowded on Christmas days. The pine trees are beautifully decorated with sparkling lights and gifts that make you feel like you are in the magic land. After welcoming Christmas at the church, you also can enjoy amazing Hanoi’s street foods on the streets nearby such as Au Trieu Street, Ly Quoc Su Street, Nha Tho Street, Nha Chung,… However, because the Cathedral is the best place to go for Noel, it is very crowded on this occasion so you have to go early if you want to welcome Christmas in here.

Besides the St.Joseph’s Cathedral, you also can go to the other churches in Hanoi such as Ham Long Church (21 Ham Long Street, Hoan Kiem), Cua Bac Church (56 Phan Dinh Phung, Ba Dinh District), Thinh Liet Church (Giap Bat Gate) , Phung Khoang Church (Thanh Xuan District), Sainte Marie Church (37 Hai Ba Trung), Hang Bot Church (162 Ton Duc Thang), Nam Dong Church (178 Nguyen Luong Bang),…

Hang Ma Street

Hang Ma Street (via Nguoiduatin.vn)

Hang Ma Street is one of the streets located in Hanoi Old Quarter. During the French colonial period, the street was known as Rue du Cuivre. It has long been famous for selling toys, paper goods, specializing in paper votive offerings and home decorations.

Coming to Hang Ma Street at the Noel’s night, you will be enjoyed the vibrant atmosphere with a lot of locals and travelers going to visit, shopping. Brilliant lights, beautifully decorated stores, the street is also an ideal place to take nice photos or buy souvenirs for family and friends.

Ho Tay Water Park

On the occasion of Christmas, Ho Tay Water Park is beautifully decorated with popular items such as Santa Claus, reindeer car, pine trees, gifts,… The park also offers a lot of exciting activities for children and families especially at the Noel’s night so it is always crowed on these days.

Royal City

Royal City (via Vietnam Travel Magazine)

Royal City is one of the best places to welcome a warm Noel in Hanoi with lively night scene. This place is often carefully decorated with giant pine tree, fountain several days before Christmas to attract visitors. You can take a visit here with friends or relatives to enjoy the most exciting atmosphere of Christmas days.

Hoan Kiem Lake

Ho Guom will be decorated more sparkling and beautiful to welcome Xmas. Besides walking around the lake, you can feel the Christmas atmosphere at “Café Phố Cổ” located on Hang Gai Street where offers amazing view of Hoan Kiem Lake and delicious egg coffee. Taking a walk at night market, enjoying local foods and shopping are also the interesting things to do while visiting here.

Coffee shops

Coffee shops (via Bipartisan Cafe)

Besides these above destinations, you also can enjoy a warm Christmas in Hanoi at the romantic coffee shops such as Avalon Cafe located at 73 Cau Go and 9 Dinh Tien Hoang, City View on Dinh Tien Hoang Street or Zodi Cafe on Trieu Viet Vuong Street,…

Summit Lounge

If you still do not know where to go on Christmas days, the Summit Lounge is the perfect choice. It is located on the top floor of the Sofitel Plaza Hotel, No.1 Thanh Nien Street. From the hotel lobby, you will have to take two lifts to get there: the first lift will take you to the 19th floor and then you will continue to take the second lift to reach the 20th floor. Sitting at the top floor, welcome Christmas and seeing beautiful Hanoi from above will definitely be an unforgettable experience in your life.

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