Central city to open night market

Update: May, 04/2017 - 16:30
The east side of the Rồng (Dragon) bridge will be a space for the night market. VNS Photo Công Thành
Viet Nam News

ĐÀ NẴNG — Đà Nẵng city will open Sơn Trà night market and shopping space on the east side of the Rồng (Dragon) Bridge for pedestrians on June 12th.

Vice chairman of the city’s People’s Committee, Hồ Kỳ Minh said the city has assigned a large area on Lý Nam Đế, Mai Hắc Đế and Phùng Khắc Khoan streets for the night market with 150 pavilions of souvenirs, food and specialties of Đà Nẵng and the central region.

He said the market would open from 6pm till 12pm daily, and is reserved for pedestrians from evening to midnight.

It’s the first regular night market and pedestrian space in the central city.

The city also launched its first downtown shopping centre on Lê Duẩn Street, with a 1.1km section from Ông Ích Khiêm to Trần Phú junction last year.

Earlier, the city opened a night food centre in Huỳnh Thúc Kháng Street.

Đà Nẵng hosted 5.6 million tourists, of which 1.67 million were foreigners, in 2016.

The city also plans to build a 4.4ha Central Square project in the city’s downtown that will serve as a landmark tourism attraction, shopping and public entertainment site including Bạch Đằng, Phan Châu Trinh, Nguyễn Thái Học and Hùng Vương streets, Lê Duẩn and Phạm Hồng Thái. — VNS



Lý Nam Đế street on the Hàn River side is assigned as a pedestrian and night market in Đà Nẵng city. VNS Photo Công Thành