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“Modern Hanoi”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Old Quarter

Old Quarter
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$49.00*
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Morning Tour of Hanoi
Ranked #2 of 276 things to do in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Faber
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“Modern Hanoi”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2012

Most interesting to see the old French Colonial buildings along side the newer post-war buildings. A bit schizophrenic to be with pedestrians, bicylists, mopeds, small motorcycles, rickshaws and cars on streets without streetlights.....One just looks for a break in the traffic and then starts out, without stopping, without changing pace, and everyone simply works around you. But it works.....

Visited October 2012
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“Place of motorcycles.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2012

An ideal place for shopping fake bags and shoes. Full of motorcycles and quite noisy with vehicle horns. Very worth to explore. A new experirience for us!

Visited March 2012
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“Perpetual motion”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2012

Millions of mopeds means crossing the road is perpetual motion. Very friendly people. Lots to see and do.

Visited September 2012
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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“Europe meets Asia”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2012

Great cafes and restaurants. Cheap beer and wonderful food. Sitting on a plastic chair under the shade of a tree, eating pho and sipping a Bia Hoi. Brilliant!

Visited October 2012
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“A must”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2012

Sounds, smells and range of merchandise on offer is unbelievable. Take the Eco taxi rank from by the lake and the underwater puppet theatre. Be prepared to be horrified, shocked and shaken by the traffic. But well worth it

Visited November 2012
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