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Vacationers throng Hanoi streets, tourist spots

By Ngoc Thanh   May 1, 2022 | 05:15 am PT
Walking-only streets, shopping malls, amusement parks, and zoos are packed with people enjoying the four-day vacation.
Vacationers throng Hanoi streets, tourist spots

During the Reunification Day – Labor Day holidays, people are gathering on the walking streets around Hoan Kiem Lake where there are many cultural activities on offer. There will be a four-day holiday for Reunification Day and Labor Day (April 30 and May 1) since they both fall on the weekend.

Vacationers throng Hanoi streets, tourist spots

People wait in long queues to buy tickets to enter the Temple of Literature on Sunday morning.

Vacationers throng Hanoi streets, tourist spots

The temple entrance is always filled with visitors.

Vacationers throng Hanoi streets, tourist spots

A group of Korean tourists listen to an introduction about Khue Van Cac, which is printed on Vietnamese currency bills.

Vacationers throng Hanoi streets, tourist spots

While many people in Hanoi have gone to their hometowns or are traveling, people from other provinces and cities are coming to the capital. From 9 a.m. the parking lot at the Thu Le Zoo in Cau Giay District is packed with people.

Vacationers throng Hanoi streets, tourist spots

There was hardly any space left in the zoo as most families brought their children to see the animals.

Vacationers throng Hanoi streets, tourist spots

It was raining and windy early in the morning. After 9 a.m. it became a bit sunny though the weather was still cool, and people took their children out.

Vacationers throng Hanoi streets, tourist spots

It is expected that during the holidays the zoo will receive around 100,000 visitors.

Vacationers throng Hanoi streets, tourist spots

A newly opened mall in Nam Tu Liem District is attracting a large number of people who come for shopping and entertainment.

Vacationers throng Hanoi streets, tourist spots

15 km away, another mall is also packed with people.

 
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