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I ran into this street by accident while exploring the neighborhood around my hotel...what a pleasant discovery! There are many little charming cafes along the narrow train tracks. This is a very nice way to spend a few hours...
I used google maps to find this place. It was an easy 30 minute walk from the Old Quarter.
The residents along the tracks provide food, beverages and little chairs to sit and await the trains arrival. 1900 and 1930 on my visit.
Clarification about the trains going through Train Street
I hope this clears up some of the confusion which we also had. This is a fantastically memorable experience to see the trains up close and extremely exhilarating if you're a train nerd like my husband...More
Check the timetable before going here or go there check the timetable and go back as you really want to be there when a train comes.
Part of the fun is knowing that you would never be allowed to get this close to a train...More
It is recommended to check the time table before you go, but if you are happy just to sit down and hang out while waiting for the train to come there are many cafes that offering seats and beers while waiting. It is quite different...More
Both weird and wonderful and well worth a visit, even just to experience the narcissism.
It’s basically a bunch of people taking selfies on a train track. One couple even had lighting equipment in pursuit of their new insta pic 🤦🏻♂️
Close to the old quarter. Nice little sightseeing, over in just a couple of seconds. I recomment coming 30 minutes before, have a sit down and enjoy a beer, at one of the small beerbars. There can be a lot of people, but the locals...More
I visited train street on my last day in Hanoi. I am currently backpacking through South East Asia.
Trains pass through this narrow street (with houses on each side) at regular intervals. You have to stand back against the buildings otherwise you are dead, my...More