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Old Quarter

Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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“street food”(1,495 reviews)
“narrow streets”(501 reviews)
“place to stay”(246 reviews)
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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All reviews street food narrow streets place to stay crossing the road night market lots of shops street vendors hustle and bustle every corner pho walk around bia hoi crazy traffic hoan kiem lake local food egg coffee bustling
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Reviewed yesterday

this is the great place to see in hanoi .see people every where always busy ,,hardlly to cross the road but give us more confident about ourself .keep going and never stop . you can do it .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eileen k
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love this area ( day and night), especially walking through it at night, likes the small restaurants there too, always recommend it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RaedEng
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely most interesting part of Hanoi - people actually live there + tourist paraphernalia. Also Stay in old quarter 👍🏻

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GregorProsen
Reviewed yesterday

The Old Quarter is a must see if visiting Hanoi. This centre is quite "manic". Traffic is everywhere with everyone urging each other on with their horns. Crossing the road is an experience that is learned, keep walking they will swerve around you. Plenty of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gordonj258
Reviewed yesterday

Have visited and stayed in Hanoi a few times now...and always go back for good reason. The environment has changed a lot with cars and buses now, but it is amazing watching them intertwine along the narrow streets...more amazing learning to cross them yourself. The...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mtforde68
Reviewed yesterday

The only reason it doesn't get excellent is that you need a ticket with coupons to enter the Old Quarter district and to see certain monuments. Other than that once we paid our ticket we really enjoyed strolling the streets and viewing the Japanese bridge...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank melissie84
Reviewed yesterday

As part of our Vietnam trip we had a street food tour through the old quarters. We tried many dishes in various places. Absolutely delicious. Going around there at night seems to be safe. The food is extremely cheap compared to all the restaurants you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter_R_NZ
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Around the Hoan Kiem lake in Hanoi are several narrow roads busy with shops, restaurants and hotels with tourists all over. Amazing to see how big buses, cars, pedestrians share the same narrow roads. Street food is available in plenty. Within a space of 2...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Avinash Chandra A
Reviewed yesterday

charming and crazy at the same time. Really nice to walk around and take photos. It´s so different from everything that we are used to in Europe. We loved it, but for us - 1-2 days are enough :)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank disaoskarsd
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I havent seen any street like hanoi old quater before. The people went through the street, if you thirty or hungry, you have thousands of street food restaurant to chose.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank khanhtravel
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3 November 2018|
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Response from shockbn | Reviewed this property |
Although it depends on your favorite type of trips, like to recommend strolling the old city busy shops.May be interesting for a person coming from developed countries. And when you will visit Halong bay with a ship... More
26 September 2018|
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Response from Sophia0420 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Simone, Sorry this message is late but I’ve been so busy to check my email. I recommend to stay at Del Vostro Hotel & Spa. Though the breakfast selections is not as good as the other hotels i stayed at Del Vostro is a... More
4 September 2018|
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Response from Liz N | Reviewed this property |
Check by smartphone or pc. Should be reasonable atm