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“narrow streets”(473 reviews)
“place to stay”(226 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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Reviewed today via mobile

It's very good experience visiting there with my friends there. Well maintained and very good feeling seeing those arts.

Thank chitranjanm2
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Old Quarter was amazing! The vibe there is one of busy hustle bustle with little shops and corner pubs and eating places everywhere! Easy to walk around and being a paranoid South Africani actually felt safe amongst all the strangers! I could’ve easily spent a...More

Thank Galyccy
Reviewed yesterday

We visited this city for the second time and we wanted to share with our friends this amazingly beautiful place on earth

Thank mandyoconnor91
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A good place to shop for the family & the nighlife is nice. Can be very packed on weekends. Good food is available too

Thank Harvindar S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is where you want to stay to be in the heart of Hanoi and near the lake it’s walking distance to everything

Thank Vera B
Reviewed yesterday

This was a big shock coming here as so busy even tho we had spent time in Vietnam already. Next time I would like us to get a guide to walk around to familiarise oneself although we did ok but i see there are walking...More

Thank turtle63
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very tourist friendly location, the cafes and bars selling crafted beer are simply out of the world. Different eateries offer a wide variety of snacks and meals, including mouth watering sea food, and at very low prices

Thank Jaideep1411
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great to see and a must do activity when visiting Hanoi. It is a lively and busy place but gives you an insight into daily life here.

Thank rhthomas1980
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This area of Hanoi delivers all that was promised. It is beautiful with the older buildings, some tiny streets and all the history.....it is a must visit place when in Hanoi. It is full of live, noise. It is very hectic, busy and a little...More

Thank Vanessa F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent a week in the Old Quarter so did a lot of walking around. Suggest you at least have a map as the streets zig zag around and many lane ways. If you research before you go you will find a lot of the streets...More

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Yonn A
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Response from Liz N | Reviewed this property |
Check by smartphone or pc. Should be reasonable atm
Mei Lik C
4 September 2018|
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Response from Surly53 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Dont worry about cab fairs as they are so very cheap, but always use a cab that has a meter! Neil
22 August 2018|
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Response from hilarymunro | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jim, If you have to be in Vietnam over New Year then stay in south Vietnam in Saigon. It's more westernised so there will be some celebration Even though the Vietnamese celebrate Tet as New Year in the spring. Also... More