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Old Quarter, Hanoi

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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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  • Traffic is a mess, the stinging is bulking and the smell of everything is softened in your nose
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  • Top of my list in Hanoi. Every corner you turn there is something more interesting! Make sure to try out the cafes on the railway line at night. It’s beautifully lit and full of adventure!  more »
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