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Dong Xuan Market

15 Cầu Đông, Đồng Xuân, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

Street Markets

About Dong Xuan Market

Largest covered market of Hanoi where the wholesale traders sell everything from clothes, household goods to foodstuffs. The market was originally built by the French administration in 1889, it has since been renovated several times.



Attractions near Dong Xuan Market

St. Joseph's Cathedral1.07km from Dong Xuan Market

Late 19th-century Neo-Gothic style church that serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hanoi to nearly 4 million Catholics in the country. Construction of the church began in 1886, with the architectural style described as resembling Notre Dame de Paris. The church was one of the first structures built by the French colonial government in Indochina when it opened in December 1886. It is the oldest church in Hanoi.

Hanoi Train Street1.07km from Dong Xuan Market

Active railway tracks going through resedential buildings and shops. Note that this area is closed for visitors due to safety concerns you can visit it only if you know someone who lives in the area and bring you along.

Thăng Long Imperial Citadel1.07km from Dong Xuan Market

A complex of historic imperial buildings located in the centre of Hanoi. The royal enclosure was first built during the Lý dynasty (1010) and expanded by the Trần, Lê and finally the Nguyễn dynasty. It remained the seat of the Vietnamese court until 1810, when the Nguyễn dynasty chose to move the capital to Huế.

Hoàn Kiếm Lake1.09km from Dong Xuan Market

Hoan Kiem Lake means "Lake of the Returned Sword". According to the legend, after defeating the Ming China in early 1428, Emperor Lê Lợi was boating on the lake when a Golden Turtle God surfaced and asked for his magic sword. Lợi concluded that the turtle god had come to reclaim the sword that its master, a local God, the Dragon King had given to Lợi. The Emperor later gave the sword back to the turtle after he finished fighting off the Chinese.

Vietnam Military History Museum1.17km from Dong Xuan Market

The museum displays eras of Vietnamese military history showcased in different buildings on the complex. The museum also includes a display of decommissioned, captured or destroyed military equipment and vehicles used by French, Viet Minh, North Vietnam, South Vietnam and the United States during the First and Second Indochina Wars.

Cầu Long Biên1.22km from Dong Xuan Market

A historic cantilever bridge across the Red River. The bridge was built in 1899-1902 by the architects Daydé & Pillé of Paris, and opened in 1903. It was heavily bombarded during Vietnam War due to its critical position. It was the only bridge at that time across the Red River connecting Hanoi to the main port of Haiphong.

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