“Market for the rich” in Tet holidays (P1)

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“Market for the rich” in Tet holidays

Famous for good, fresh and exquisite food, the price at Hang Be market (Hoan Kiem, Hanoi) is very expensive as the name the local people often called it “market for the rich”.

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Hang Be market

Less than 20 minutes to go around Hang Be Market, people can purchase enough things for the worship of Ong Cong Ong Tao. From December 23rd on Lunar calendar, the market is always crowded than usual.

Hang Be market
Hang Be market

From the French colonial period so far, however Hang Be market is not main market area which is just a collection of stores selling food or processed food on the old streets such as  Gia Ngu street, Cau Go Street, Hang Be street and Trung Yen alley. Trung Yen alley is narrow and the stalls sell food on the sidewalk. It is very simple at first glance but almost no lack of anything and the food is always fresh.

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Boiled chickens in Hang Be market

Hang Be market
Hang Be market

Boiled chickens besides delicious quality requirements must also ensure to be beautifully presented. Price per 1kg of boiled chicken is about 230,000 dong. It is more expensive than the price in other markets, but very crowded.