The book street located at December 19th Street in Hoan Kiem District features 16 stalls displaying new books, magazines, stationery, office supplies, souvenirs and among.
The pedestrian-only street also includes benches for people to sit down on and rest and an area for outdoor activities. Many programs such as discussions, exchanges between readers and popular authors are often organized to attract a large number of visitors.
The aim of the book street is to highlight book values, promote the reading habit, and encourage cultural agencies and organizations helping develop the habit among youth. It also honors insiders who have written, collected, printed, published and preserved books.
Some photos of Hanoi book street: