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“Busssssssssy!!!”
Review of Old Quarter

Old Quarter
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$49.00*
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Morning Tour of Hanoi
Ranked #2 of 278 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.
Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Busssssssssy!!!”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

This is excessively interesting but be prepared to be mentally exhausted in the constant dodging of traffic

Visited May 2013
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“Crowed and interesting”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

coming to hanoi, almost people walk around 36 streets in the old quarter to view the lifestyle in this place. there are a lot of things you can find here such as the souvenirs include lacquer ware, silk products, embroidered fabrics and bags, conical hats, coffee beans , paintings an so on.

Visited June 2013
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Bangkok, Thailand
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“fair number of attractions”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

Many buildings are less obvious than the beautiful French colonial ones but they tell great stories. Food: Simply great. Bia Hoi at 25 cents US packs a punch and sitting there on tiny plastic chairs watching the world go by is a blast.

Visited June 2013
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Huntly, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Not what you expect...”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

At first visit you will be shocked by the chaos noise and pollution but this is the heart of hanoi and grows on you very quickly...not a quaint little museum but a living choking fascinating place to be savoured

Visited October 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Overrated”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

We stayed at a hotel in the old quarter thinking it would be great, it was shocking and disgusting. I'm not a delicate flower but this part of Hanoi is disgusting and I only wish we stayed somewhere else!! Visit here for interest sake but don't stay here or hang around

Visited June 2013
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