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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I was in Hanoi on and off from January to July. I stayed in the Old Quarter at Hanoi Family Home Stay on Ly Nam De, which was the perfect location to explore the Old Quarter. I found it fascinating... more »
Walk around and explore the area. Tons of cute shops to see! If you need sportswear like hiking gear and sports shoes, plenty of shops to choose from. For me, I enjoyed the cafes and visiting the... more »
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