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Old Quarter

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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“narrow streets”(501 reviews)
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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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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All reviews street food narrow streets place to stay crossing the road night market lots of shops street vendors hustle and bustle every corner pho walk around bia hoi crazy traffic hoan kiem lake local food egg coffee bustling
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I havent seen any street like hanoi old quater before. The people went through the street, if you thirty or hungry, you have thousands of street food restaurant to chose.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank khanhtravel
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent people watching, shopping and eating.Very busy and vibrant, felt safe even at night, not too much hard sell.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nikibar
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is a lot to do in old quarter and it’s a really fun atmosphere. I would only recommend staying here if you don’t mind a lot of noise, especially at night. But definetley come and visit old quarter! There are so many restaurants and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 0831alyssam
Reviewed yesterday

The Old Quarter feels more like the ‘real Vietnam’ than the multi-story buildings. Lots of excellent restaurants and cafes and friendly locals.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Upon our return to Hanoi we visited the Old Quarter. It was a good walk from our hotel but can be a bit frustrating due to all the motor scooters parked on sidewalks. Sidewalks not wide to start with so having 50+ scooters lined up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank nellie0212
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Old Quarters We did a Hanoi free walking tour to get to know the Old Quarter...I would suggest you download the Hanoi offline google map, so you can navigate around. A lot of things to see when you walk around. Download a Grab Taxi...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank lclcusoon
Reviewed 2 days ago

Walking around the Old Quarter helps you familiarize with all the alleys and side streets. Different streets offer themed-items, e.g. 1 street sells all the up and coming X'mas decors, another sells clothes, while another sells coffee powder.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mmbbt5
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Its like just another busy market, with lots of shops and eating options. Do try mango salad sold on street.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brijeshsnm
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While there isn't a single specific thing that really stood out to us, I would definitely recommend visiting this place and walking through. It's really unique.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank superpsych
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Surprised by the Old Quarter. Lots of Hustle and Bustle, bars and restaurants.... lovely atmosphere and friendly street sellers. Fantastic!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shanghaigael
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Extraordinary133641
3 November 2018|
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Response from shockbn | Reviewed this property |
Although it depends on your favorite type of trips, like to recommend strolling the old city busy shops.May be interesting for a person coming from developed countries. And when you will visit Halong bay with a ship... More
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Simone1000
25 September 2018|
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Response from Sophia0420 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Simone, Sorry this message is late but I’ve been so busy to check my email. I recommend to stay at Del Vostro Hotel & Spa. Though the breakfast selections is not as good as the other hotels i stayed at Del Vostro is a... More
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yonn108
4 September 2018|
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Response from Liz N | Reviewed this property |
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