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Hanoi’s lively Old Quarter comprises nearly 40 streets packed with shops selling all kinds of goods, each street named for its primary good or service.
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Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such places are becoming rare as towns and cities grow big and modern. So it’s really worth visiting this area to experience the atmosphere- small streets, lots of shops and small restaurants serving food on the walkpath. Good experience

Thank Sharmila C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very typical environment with the local shops and restaurants. You can find the cheapest and local places to eat or to buy or to have massage and spa and more elegant one all together There are also good vegetarian restaurant and nice shops. In the...More

Thank Claudia B
Reviewed yesterday

Many foreigners close towards the night industry and restaurants that are good around international and traditional cuisine also boutique stores. Like the school,.. We simply walk around the spot from the hotel of ours. People below speak English and absolutely no language barrier.

Thank viola h
Reviewed yesterday

Amazing place, very touristy, haggle, haggle, haggle, lots happening, a great vibe at night. Western or Vietnamese choices for meals. A must visit, at night and during the day.

Thank HellyDP
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed here 3 nights It always appears to rain heavily in the evening Wet, slushy, dirty and loads to 2 wheelers literally riding over you Note humans and vehicles share the road Pavements hijacked by food stalls Nothing out of the ordinary

Thank vinchy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Compared to other cities we visited in Vietnam, Hanoi's Old Quarter left us wanting more. Things were notably more expensive, as expected in a big city. But, you really had to search for reasonably priced local foods and drinks, where as other cities it was...More

Thank Chloe M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed a cyclo tour of the Old Quarter which was organised by the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel staff.

Thank presplus
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quaint neighborhood with winding streets and old buildings. Lots of backpackers, cafes, Street hawkers, night market and items for sale. Great for a day stroll

Thank Dominick C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We experienced the old quarter by foot and later, by rickshaw. Both bring a different perspective. It was difficult to walk around and look around as you need to watch where your step and avoid getting run over by motorcycles.

Thank geos1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited Hanoi twice and never failed to tour the Old Quarter for bargains amongst its 49 streets. Vibrant place day and night accompanied by incessant motorcycles' horns blasting away. Taking a rest at the peaceful Hoam Kein Lake is must and sipping the famous dripping...More

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July 13, 2018|
Response from Sarze-J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We did a food tour with Tinh Kevin and he was awesome! He caters to your needs, he also is very responsive.
February 23, 2018|
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