Situated at the foot of the Long Bien Bridge in Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Long Bien fruit and vegetable market is known as the largest wholesale market in Hanoi and northern Vietnam as a whole.
The 27,000-square-meter market is open daily from 11 p.m. until the small hours of next morning as people rush there to buy and sell fruits and vegetables. The market is where vegetables and fruits are distributed to retailers and street vendors.
The colorful and bustling sight of the night market captures the attention of foreign visitors to the capital.
Many local residents in neighboring provinces also flock to the market to earn a living by providing transport services for traders at the market.