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February, 03 2014 08:32:00

Vietnamese Tet attracts foreign visitors

Tet, or Lunar New Year, is an occasion for foreign tourists to discover the beauty of spring, as well as experience the traditional culture of Viet Nam. Many tourists enjoy the festive atmosphere; during this time, foreign visitors can frequently be found sitting in cafes and sampling the local delicacies. Reporter Thai Ha of Viet Nam News takes a tour around the old streets.

Foreign tourists often take a xich lo (cyclo) to move around the old quarter.

Several Asian tourists choose Ha Noi as their holiday destination.

European visitors discover Ha Noi's old streets.

Foreigners drink bia hoi (Vietnamese fresh beer) in the Luong Ngoc Quyen street.
Two French men enjoy the Tet atmosphere in Ha Noi.

A foreign owner of a restaurant in the Cau Go street.

Street foods.

A moment of relaxing by the Hoan Kiem Lake.

Korean tourists pose for a picture by the Hoan Kiem Lake.
Foreign visitors walk along the Cau Go Street.

Many tourists choose to travel by motorbike to discover the city.

Bicycles and motorbykes for rent service is popular in the old quarter.
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