Long Bien Market receives acclaim
Long Bien Market in the centre of Hanoi has been named by travel
website gobackpacking.com in top five most exciting markets in
This biggest central food
distribution market in Hanoi is described by the website as "alive
and booming with customers, transportation and delivery vehicles
everyday in the early morning hours".
According to the
website, the market, which is located to the north of the capital's Old
Quarter, impresses with the huge quantity of fresh produce, including
giant piles of herbs, tonnes of vegetables and tropical fruit that cover
the market and sprawl out onto the adjacent streets.
The Chatuchak Market in Bangkok tops the list and is described as
one of the city's biggest attractions for both locals and tourists.
Gobackpacking.com was founded in 1998 by David Lee, a well-known
travel blogger, and is a popular online guide to independent travel and
one of the top 100,000 sites in the world.-VNA