Crowded and full of colors, Hang Gai street does not know when it became the “Silk street” of Hanoi with shops selling silk products close together, to create a definition specific to Hanoi streets.
Soon Hanoi will round in 1000 year old, is one of the ancient city of the world. Speaking of history of Thang Long – Hanoi, one can not not mention the 36 old town. Hang Gai street is one of Hanoi ancient streets, built on the ground under the old ward, Dong Ha and Co Vu, Tong Tien Tuc, Tho Xuong district. Is a section of the road from Hoan Kiem lake to the Cua Nam street through Hang Bong street. Past, this street specializing in selling thorny wire, jute wire, hammocks, rope … should be named Hang Gai. Now no silhouette of hemp again, Hang Gai move trading of silk products.No coincidence that Hang Gai is dubbed Silk street, because only 250 meters long but Hang Gai has more than 90 family business or silk goods and services found matching silk. Van Phuc silk was brought from Ha Dong to display throughout the shop in Hang Gai, the economic contribution of any particular definition of the 36 old streets. Hang Gai became a destination not to be missed by foreign visitors to Hanoi. Not simply the sale of purchase, but visitors to the silk shop on Hang Gai time to visit, admire the magic of the natural period with the dexterity of artisans weaving silk farm in harmony in each very thin, iridescent.
From idea to restore conservation village, city job, business development, Institute of Economic Research and development (University of National Economics) in cooperation with the people’s Committee of Hoan Kiem district building proposal is Hang Gai street business specialized in silk. In the coming time, line street will have a separate icon on the silk business professionals.
Criteria civilized trade for goods business in this street to ensure the general rice level. Each item sold by price of notice. The business unit no encroach sidewalk. Found to have origin. On each product packaging in stores outside of each separate information, there are icons of the whole line in street.