Despite chilly weather, the streets of Ha Noi have become much more animated as people are busy preparing for the Tet celebrations.
Traders sell peach blossoms on Lac Long Quan, Nhat Tan, Tay Ho streets.
Kumquat trees blossom yellow fruit, symbolizing good fortune.
People visit famous peach gardens in Phu Thuong and Nhat Tan to enjoy or buy the best peach blossoms.
Peach branches are sold by street vendors
Busy streets are filled with motorbikes and cars carrying peach branches.
Shops in Hanoi’s Old Quarter including Hang Ma, Dong Xuan, and Hang Luoc streets, sell traditional decorative items months before Tet.
Busy traders
Colorful decorative items symbolize prosperity in the new year.
Pig-shaped items are much sought after for the upcoming Lunar Year of the Pig
Foreign tourists experience the pre-Tet atmosphere

Hanoi vibes in the lead up to Tet

(VOVWORLD) - A few days before the Lunar New Year (Tet), people are rushing around preparing for the important occasion. Branches of flowering peaches and kumquat trees are for sale along pavements on Nhat Tan, Lac Long Quan, Tay Ho Street. Heading down to Hanoi’s Old Quarter, one sees the Tet market selling hundreds of colorful decorative items.

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