Hanoi Old Quarter

Ancient beauty and bustling but gentle atmosphere are the most highlights of Hanoi Old Quarter. Let's  come to see how special and unique it is.

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Hanoi Old Quarter is popular for the ancient beauty and bustling but gentle atmosphere. Visiting this unique attraction, toursit may get lost as there are so many small, meandering streets and different names of streets. Indeed, each street in Hanoi Old Quarter bears the name if items that was specifically traded there, some of names such as: Hang Bac (Silver) Street, Hang Ma (Votive offerings) Street, Hang Go Street, Luoc Street, Gia Street, Trong Street, Hang Be Street, Hang Dao Street. These streets with old – style centralizing the feature as well as the original goods sold here.

 

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Hanoi with 36 streets is must–see attraction during the trip to Hanoi. When exploring Hanoi Old Quarter, do not miss the chance to go to visit a lot of pagodas and temples in this ancient place. Some of the temples and pagodas are highly recommended are: Bach Ma Temple, Dinh Huong Temple, Nam Huong Temple, Cau Dong Temple, Phu Ung Pagoda, Ngoc Son Temple, Hoe Nhai Pagoda, Ly Quoc Su Pagoda. Besides, there are some interesting and must–do activities in the Old Quarter that tourist should not miss to enjoy such as: stroll a round of Hoan Kiem Lake, watch water puppet show, walk through Dong Xuan market, Drink Bia Hoi at Ta Hien.

 

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Especially, when discovering the Old Quarter at night, tourist will really feel the bustle and hustle with many people walking around here. All of Coffee Shops and Bia Hoi Corners are full of people who are sitting inhouse and pavement at the plastic stools and chatting with each other about many things in their lives.

Enjoying traditional and street foods is another thing tourist should not miss to taste in Hanoi. Some of traditional dishes in the Old Quarter such as: Pho, banh cuon, bun cha, xoi. These are the most famous and traditional dishes in Hanoi that favored by all of the tourists visiting here. Finally, do not forget to buy some souvenirs for gifts in the Hanoi Old Quarter as there are traditional things sold here.

 

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If not visiting Hanoi yet, let take a tour to this peaceful and wonderful city to immerse yourself in the ancient area known as Hanoi Old Quarter. Then, tourist will plan to return.

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