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​​Fresco street in Hanoi becomes magnet for coming Lunar New Year

Tuesday, February 06, 2018, 17:34 GMT+7
A fresco of a vendor with two food baskets tramping an alley, a common sight in Hanoi in the past. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A fresco of a vendor with two food baskets tramping an alley, a common sight in Hanoi in the past. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Frescos reminiscent of a quaint version Hanoi. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Frescos reminiscent of a quaint version Hanoi. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A fresco of an old-style home in Hanoi. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A fresco of an old-style home in Hanoi. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A mural of a past tram in Hanoi. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A mural of a past tram in Hanoi. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A different tram mural. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A different tram mural. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Children in red, a theme color of Tet, pose for photos with a vendor fresco in the background. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Children in red, a theme color of Tet, pose for photos with a vendor fresco in the background. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A black-and-white fresco of Vietnamese women in ao dai, the country’s traditional national outfit. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A black-and-white fresco of Vietnamese women in ao dai, the country’s traditional national outfit. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A fresco showing street-side stalls of handicraft in Hanoi. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A fresco showing street-side stalls of handicraft in Hanoi. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A fresco of ong do giving calligraphy, a scholar in Vietnamese feudalism. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A fresco of ong do giving calligraphy, a scholar in Vietnamese feudalism. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A fresco of a street vendor. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A fresco of a street vendor. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Visitors stroll along Phung Hung Street to enjoy its frescos. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Visitors stroll along Phung Hung Street to enjoy its frescos. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Electrical cubicles in new painting clothes at the crossroad between Phan Chu Trinh and Ly Thuong Kiet, in Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Electrical cubicles in new painting clothes at the crossroad between Phan Chu Trinh and Ly Thuong Kiet, in Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Road side electrical cubicles adorned with still-lifes. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Road side electrical cubicles adorned with still-lifes. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A close-up view of the painting on one of the cubicles. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A close-up view of the painting on one of the cubicles. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Roses brighten up electrical cubicles. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Roses brighten up electrical cubicles. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A close-up of one of the painted roses. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A close-up of one of the painted roses. Photo: Tuoi Tre

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