SAIGON’S LANTERN STREETS – THE CAN’T-MISS GETAWAY THIS WEEK

Available in : Vietnamese

September 26, 2020

 

If there is anything you don’t want to miss in Saigon, it’s a visit to the lantern streets warming up for Mid-Autumn Festival. A true wonderland, a unique occasion for a children’s night out as well as a romantic and fun getaway for couples or families.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every year two weeks before the Mid-Autumn Festival, (the second most important festival after the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet) falling this year October 1, Saigon’s lantern streets like Luong Nhu Hoc (District 5), Cach Mang Thang Tam (Tan Binh district), and Lac Long Quan (District 11), light up, and are full of visitors, busy to discover the magic and colorful lanterns to buy for the Mid-Autumn festival.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The streets are then a bright mishmash of colors sounds and flavors full of bright lanterns lucky money envelopes, drums, colorful paper Lân masks, special moon cakes filled with delicious mixtures of dried fruits, lotus seeds, and nuts, and children dressed up as dragons roaming the streets beating drums and collecting sweets.

 

The most famous lanterns street: Luong Nhu Hoc lantern street, District 5, opens from morning until late night. To explore the street, you can park your motorbike on Tran Hung Dao Street for VND20,000 (less than $1) and walk around.

 

 

 

Available in : Vietnamese

No Comments Yet

Comments are closed

Newsletter

ABOUT US

Bliss Saigon is an online magazine dedicated to the Art of living in Ho Chi Minh City and Asia. The magazine present a unique editorial approach based on experts and influencers contributions, written with optimism, humor and accessibility, offering an interactive and ludic reading on lifestyle topics with sharp selections for unique insights.