Looking for something a bit different to do in Hanoi, Vietnam. Quang Ba flower market is one of the best destinations for you.
Quang Ba flower market is located in Hanoi’s Ho Tay ( West Lake) district, about 7km north of the Old Quater. The main entrance to the market is off Au Co street. This place is the largest wholesale market selling fresh flowers in Hanoi. The flowers often come from gardens in Hanoi’s suburban areas such as Tay Tuu, Dong Anh, Gia Lam and Me Linh. Some specific kinds of flowers are delivered from Sapa or DaLat, some even are imported.
The variety of flowers here is diverse, with the different sorts, colors, smells and shapes. Altogether they create a bright and lively picture for the quite night of Hanoi.
Quang Ba flower Market usual meets at night around 2 am, but actually, the florists start to gather at the market from 11 pm the night before.
There are more individual sales to local people who are buying the flowers in the night for celebrations, memorials, and offerings.
This moment was still dark, the market is all full of retail florists to market on the old bike that filled with roses, carnations, chrysanthemums, etc … Sometimes you will catch some couples traveling all this way to buy flowers together. Especially, it’s an ideal place for visitors to see real buying and selling life scene. The price is more expensive at Quang Ba Flower market than the previous session as traders take over again at morning. However, the price of flowers sold in this market is much lower than that at the street vendors and the closer it gets to important events such as Tet holiday or International Women’s Day, the higher the price will be.
Quang Ba flower market is ideal to explore. There are stalls full of fresh flowers on both side of the road. However, you should remember to bargain carefully and respectfully before purchasing any flowers.
– Check the quality of flowers before paying.
– The price of the vendors/stalls towards the back of the market is lower
– If possible, leave your passport and important documents at home and bring not to much amount of money. The security at this market is not 100% assured, so be aware of everything.
– You can use your phone and camera to take photos but don’t take to much time.
– Be extremely cautious of the traffic.
Coming to Quang Ba folwer market is an artistic and cultural experience. Besides the booming beauty of all the flowers, Quang Ba night market is a perfect place to know more about different angle of Hanoian’s lives, a lively and colorful.
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