The street corners are empty of cars, and people freely walk, take pictures, and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere in the early morning of the Year of the Rabbit.
From 7 a.m., Ta Hien old town, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi is crowded with people wearing Ao Dai to take commemorative photos. This is a familiar address that people in the capital come to every Tet holiday.
“Every year we wake up early to invite each other to go for a walk on the morning of the 1st. This year, I bring rice to feed the birds to bring joy to the new year”, Ms. Ha Linh (white shirt) and her friend, Mrs. Mai Trang on Hang Ma street said.
Runners wearing Ao Dai jog around Hoan Kiem Lake, Old Quarter in the morning of the New Year.
Cycling and jogging groups invite each other to take pictures in front of Dong Xuan market.
A family takes souvenir photos in front of Turtle Tower, the symbol of Sword Lake.
The cat painting on Trang Tien street attracts many young people to take pictures on the morning of the 1st.
People pray in front of Ngoc Son temple, wishing for a new year of health and luck.
Ngo Quyen Street is deserted compared to normal days, only a few early risers and environmental sanitation workers.
The Kim Lien tunnel was quiet on the morning of the 1st, a far cry from the usual hustle and bustle.
Le Duan Street (District 1) is peaceful in the early morning of the Lunar New Year. On the busiest boulevard in Saigon , there are only a few cars passing by.
The bus station on Ham Nghi Street (District 1) was deserted on the morning of the 1st. This is one of the usual bustling routes in the city center.
In front of Ben Thanh market (District 1), many young people wear ao dai to take souvenir photos.
The ground in front of Ben Thanh market has just been returned this year after many years of being fenced off to serve the construction of Metro No. 1 (Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien). This area has just been installed with red and green lights to create space for people to take pictures with one of the iconic buildings of Ho Chi Minh City. “This year, I hope my work will be stable, everything will be as expected,” said Phuong, who took pictures here.
At Ba Son Bridge, the new symbolic bridge of the city, the lanes are clear, contrasting with the busy scene in the days before Tet.
( According to vnexpress )