Kim Ma Street
Kim Ma Street is a long street connects Nguyen Thai Hoc Street and the T-crossroad of Lang rue and Buoi rue
Kim Ma Street is a long street connects Nguyen Thai Hoc Street and the T-crossroad of Lang rue and Buoi rue. The street is quite large with a great number of shops on both two hand sides, trading various goods and services, from clothes, toys, furniture to flower, banking, restaurants, etc. In addition, there are many foreign embassies are located on the street thanks to its commodiousness and airiness: Korean, Hungarian, Pakistani, Swedish, Libyan, Argentina, Netherlands etc. At the address 23rd, we can find Kim Ma Pagoda, which was built in 18th century, nowadays there are still three steles recording the pagoda’s history. In the past, this location was a cease fighting in Dong Da campaign in 1789; up to the present, many Tay Son patriotic martyrs have been entombed here. On 5th January in lunar year calendar of each year, Kim Son Pagoda frequently organizes soul worship for Tay Son soldiers sacrificing in Dong Da campaign. The pagoda has had many valuable artistic wooden statues and was ranked national historical cultural spot in 1985. That is a visit spot, how about eating place? One attractive cuisine we cannot miss is duck soup sold on the street side. It is different from other restaurants having a lot of soup types, kiosks in Kim Ma just have disk made from duck: duck soup, duck boil, duck sauté, etc, which makes these kiosks special. This disk has been one favorite meal of Hanoi citizens when winter is coming.