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Old Quarter, Hanoi

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Walk to the hum of local traffic and curious tourists in Old Quarter, the business district and downtown hub of Hanoi that dates back to the 13th century. Bearing the names of the businesses that once stood there, the quarter's narrow streets teem with cafes, bars, temples, shops, teahouses, and stalls selling French and Vietnamese foods. Watch a water puppet show, plant yourself at a sidewalk cafe to drink a local beer, or bargain with a smile at shops and street food stalls. Plan to see Old Quarter and other attractions that appeal to you using our Hanoi trip planner.
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  • Busy, dirty, historic old town. Frequently avoiding head on collisions with scooters, people trying to sell u stuff, food is prepared by people sitting on the sidewalk. It's a charming and unusual are...  more »
  • Chaos in every sense of the word, but very interesting. It captures the spirit of Vietnam, although surely, for the Vietnamese is something of a peculier open-air museum. He enchansed us.
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