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Hanoi Food on Foot: Walking Tour of Hanoi Old Quarter
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“street food” (1,277 reviews)
“narrow streets” (429 reviews)
“place to stay” (200 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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1 - 10 of 15,721 reviews

Reviewed today

Always exciting and full of charm and chaos! However a little easier to move around these days as some areas are pedestrianised and pop up groups and bands are able to attract a crowd without getting mown down! Still an issue where to park your...More

Thank amadeus11190382
Reviewed yesterday

This place is perfect for cultural experiences! A little crowded and noisy, with traffic during the week. But on weekends it is purely amazing. Great place to buy stuff.

Thank mickalex1
Reviewed yesterday

Every turn you will find interesting things to do such as shopping, eating places, and people watching. I encountered no begging on the streets and although most streets look unsafe, I found it the opposite. Great friendly people

Thank Dean K
Reviewed yesterday

We spent three nights in a small hotel in the Old Quarter in Hanoi. We enjoyed spending time seeing the sights and eating in local restaurants and cafes. However, we found Hanoi and this area in particular, very busy and noisy. Motorbikes everywhere and chaotic...More

Thank Autumn M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed in the old quarter. What a great location, so many choices for food beer wine and entertainment that suits all budgets. We visited a number of the rooftop bars at night for great views of the city lights. If you stay on the weekend...More

Thank buckster1
Reviewed yesterday

Walking around Hanoi Old Quarter is great, there are many interesting scenes, many delicious dishes, friendly people.

Thank ErickaDuterte
Reviewed yesterday

Tons of cute shops and good things to eat. Walking out in front of traffic and just letting them go around you to cross the street was new (and thrilling) but that's the only way to do it- the motorcycles won't stop, they will just...More

Thank CAPreppy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The old quarter is very interesting and vivid place. You can find there thousands of very different products.

Thank LukaszKansy
Reviewed yesterday

This is the most buzzing area of the city of Hanoi. Always alive at any time of the day or night and thronging with small traders, pavement food, motorbikes, restauarants and small hotels. This is what gives Hanoi its distinctive identity - very different from...More

Thank mmmikemoran
Reviewed yesterday

A bustling, colorful and entertaining way to spend a morning. The narrow alleyways are fun to explore and full of traditional craft shops.

Thank colleen876
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Karen K
7 December 2017|
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Response from kathryn799 | Reviewed this property |
They will be in shops all around the Old Quarter but uf they are toddlers I would be very careful about the quality!
Rajeev C
20 June 2017|
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Response from Jamoz23 | Reviewed this property |
It is usual that passports MUST be valid for 6months or more ON ARRIVAL.
14 June 2017|
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Response from ThomasGDF | Reviewed this property |
we actually did our own laundry using the soap provided its quiet strong. LA siesta show the prices of there laundry so you won't be strung . most our quiet dear tbh you have to be careful, but if you have no stains in your... More