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“Was picket pocketed and I secured my wallet”
Review of Old Quarter

Old Quarter
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Morning Tour of Hanoi
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Hanoi Cyclo and Walking Small Group Tour
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Half-Day Hanoi Old Quarter Food Tasting Tour
Ranked #2 of 277 things to do in Hanoi
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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.
Sandwich, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
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“Was picket pocketed and I secured my wallet”
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Manager was great, staff kind, renovating in progress

Visited February 2012
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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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“Bustling, vibrant area with crazy traffic going in every direction”
Reviewed 3 March 2012

We stayed in the Old Quarter and loved it vibrancy, shopping, food, but because the scooters all park on the sidewalks during the day, you have to walk on the narrow streets dodging motor scooters, bikes, cars, cyclos with few lights at intersections. After a time you learn to do it but it is always an adventure (especially when motor scooters go the wrong way on one way streets or when drivers completely ignore red lights.)

Visited March 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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“Great fun for walking”
Reviewed 3 March 2012

A very fun area to walk around in and experience old Hanoi. Streets are named by what they sell. Silk Street, Festive Paper Street, etc.

Visited February 2012
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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“Best location to stay, can walk for food and shop and to the Lake”
Reviewed 3 March 2012

I like street food, nice lakes & parks in the city, a lot of budget nice hotel and don't miss friday night market

Don't like the cold and rain ;(

Visited March 2012
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San Isidro, Argentina
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“Go visit and walk around”
Reviewed 3 March 2012

The shops are amassing! Walking by and bargaining prices

Visited February 2012
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