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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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  • Lots of action of every kind and for everyone whether you're travelling five star or backpacking. Not yet overwhelmed by the race to redevelop, as seems to be happening in so many large Asian cities.  more »
  • The old quarter in Hanoi was excellent. Very lively, fun and lots of shopping possibilities! Would definitely go back.  more »
  • Hanoi is a city full of life and very friendly. Places to visit but above all what caught my attention was its people.
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