Hanoi undergoes makeover ahead of National Day celebrations

With a major holiday just two days away, every corner of the capital has been transformed to feature decorations such as national flags, colourful lights, flowers, and slogans to commemorate the country’s 75th National Day (September 2).

National flags can be seen on display throughout the streets of Hanoi ahead of the 75th anniversary of National Day. Here a large-size national flag stands tall over Ba Dinh Square, the site where President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence 75 years ago on September 2, 1945.

Hoang Van Thu street in Ba Dinh district is the location of many significant buildings, such as the headquarters of the Party, the State, and various Government’s agencies. Ahead of the special day, the street is adorned with national flags.

So is Hoang Dieu street in Ba Dinh district which is home to key government offices.

Built in 1812, the Flag Tower of Hanoi has stood the test of time and become an iconic landmark of the capital city.

Detailed flower decorations have been arranged in front of the Vladimir Ilyich Lenin Statue in Lenin Park in Ba Dinh district.

Tending trees and flowers ahead of the National Day celebrations

Plenty of national flags adorn Trang Tien street.

National flags can be seen flying high on many notable landmarks throughout the capital, including at the Hanoi Opera House.

Large posters can be seen throughout Hanoi to commemorate 75 years of National Day.

A number of colourful decorations are placed in front of the headquarters of the State Bank of Vietnam in Hoan Kiem district.

Plenty of homes throughout the capital display national flags to mark the significant national event.

In the Old Quarter, patriotic displays can be seen in front of the homes of local people.

Decorations at the front gate of Thong Nhat Park, also known as Reunification Park, in Hanoi

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