Streets and shopping malls in downtown Hanoi have been lit up for the Christmas season, pulling people out to take their photos of the year, or just to enjoy some sparkles on a cold day.
Christmas trees from LED lights in front of a shopping mall on Xuan Thuy Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi.
Santa Claus is coming, with some lighting effects.
A Christmas tree of 32.5 meters tall outside Royal City shopping mall on Nguyen Trai Street, Thanh Xuan District
For many youths and children in Hanoi, it's photo season.
A riot of Christmas and street lights.
A Christmas tree of 20 meters tall outside Lotte mall on Dao Tan Street, Ba Dinh District.
Foreigners walk on a sidewalk with Christmas light fence.
Lines of bulbs outside shopping mall.
Ongoing Christmas decorations at Ham Long market on Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District.
Many restaurants and theaters have also dressed up.
Heineken-sponsored Christmas lights at Vincom Ba Trieu
Metropole Hotel on Ngo Quyen Street.
A bride and groom kiss in front of the sparkling Trang Tien Plaza.