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Hanoi opens pedestrian space in the south of Old Quarter

A pedestrian space in the south of the Hanoi Old Quarter was officially put into operation on December 31, meeting the higher demand of the capital city’s citizens and visitors.

The opening ceremony for the expansion of the pedestrian space saw the presence of Politburo member and Secretary of the Hanoi Municipal Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue.

The expansion covers the eight streets of Hang Dau, Cau Go, Hang Be, Hang Bac, Dinh Liet, Gia Ngu, Dao Duy Tu and O Quang Chuong as well as the three alleys of Cau Go, Trung Yen and Phat Loc.

Hanoi opens pedestrian space in the south of Old Quarter

The leaders of the capital city and Hoan Kiem district walking around the additional pedestrian streets.


The additional space will connect with the existing pedestrian streets in the Old Quarter and around Hoan Kien Lake.

In order to operate the pedestrian streets effectively, Hoan Kiem District People’s Committee have arranged vehicle parking areas, while mobilising people to well comply with the regulations and organising cultural and art activities.

The new pedestrian streets are expected to contribute to promoting the capital city’s tourism development in the near future.