Streets in Hanoi Old Quarter

10+ well-known tourist attractions in Hanoi city

Hanoi has full of things to do, Hanoi Old Quarter and French Quarter remains ancient architecture building, while the local life is so unique. Hanoi has a combination of the old and new looks that create interesting things to see and discover. Hanoi is available to discover in the very early...

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Things to do in Hanoi Old Quarter at night

Many tourists who travel to Hanoi around five years ago complained that there was nothing to do in the city at night: some small bars, Night Street, performance and all closed at 11.00 pm. Now, the government allows stores and bars to open until 2.00 am and some coffee shops open for 24h. The new...

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How to explore Hanoi in a day with 10 US$

Hanoi is truly a marvelous gem of Vietnam that you have to visit once in your lifetime. So how to uncover the mystical and historical Hanoi without overly spend? Give me $10 and I will show you know. $10 is equivalent to 220.000VND and let’s see what can we do with that amount of money,...

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Discover Hanoi on public buses

How to discover Hanoi by public buses

If you’ve been in some southern Asian countries, you will be told that the quality of public transportation in those countries is quite err….uncomfortable, except for Singapore and Malaysia. The old local buses with fans add some vintage vitamins for your trip to Asian countries, so they...

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Dong Xuan Market, the whole sale market of Hanoi

Dong Xuan market, the unique wholesale market of Hanoi?

Dong Xuan market is the oldest market in Hanoi, originally built by French people in 1889, the largest local market not only in Hanoi city but also in the Northern region of Vietnam. During the history, the market was rebuilt in 1994 after a fire which almost destroyed the market The market is a...

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Hanoi French Quater, What French people left?

If you tell me that Old Quarter – Hanoi is a bit ruined with all those old buildings, I would laugh and tell you that it is true but it is the most beautiful thing about Hanoi. For this special blog, I want to leave all the sorrow of war and the colonial domination behind,...

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A virtual tour of St. Joseph’s Cathedral Hanoi

St. Joseph’s Cathedral is the oldest church in Hanoi, located on Nha Tho Street, situated west of Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi Old Quarter. The church was constructed in 1886, with the neo-Gothic architectural style described as resembling Notre Dame de Paris. The church was one of the first...

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