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Old Quarter, Hanoi

4.4
Must see · Neighborhood · Historic Walking Area
Walk to the hum of local traffic and curious tourists in Old Quarter, the business district and downtown hub of Hanoi that dates back to the 13th century. Bearing the names of the businesses that once stood there, the quarter's narrow streets teem with cafes, bars, temples, shops, teahouses, and stalls selling French and Vietnamese foods. Watch a water puppet show, plant yourself at a sidewalk cafe to drink a local beer, or bargain with a smile at shops and street food stalls. Plan to see Old Quarter and other attractions that appeal to you using our Hanoi trip planner.
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  • One of my favourite places to visit and walk around whenever I am in Hanoi. There is always something happening or something to see. It's also fairly safe and full of character.  more »
  • The Old Quarter is the place to be for restaurants, shops, landmarks, and street-life. It also felt very safe walking around at at night time  more »
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