A busy street in the Old Quarter of Hanoi
A busy street in the Old Quarter of Hanoi

The Old Quarter of Hanoi: Travel Guide, Things to Do

The Old Quarter of Hanoi was established in the 11th century in Thang Long Citadel. The area was next to the Royal Citadel of Thang Long and it was where commerce in the capital city took place.

Visiting the Old Quarter, you'll be charmed by the amazing traffic, by the wonderful street food and by the dark and small alleys...

A street near Dong Xuan Market

 

 

A cafe in the Old Quarter of HanoiA cafe in the Old Quarter of Hanoi

 

 

View of the Old Quarter of Hanoi from a rooftop cafeView of the Old Quarter of Hanoi from a rooftop cafe

 

 

Hang Ma Street where offerings to ghosts are for salesHang Ma Street where offerings to ghosts are for sales

 

 

O Quan Chuong, an ancient gate to the capital city of Vietnam in the past O Quan Chuong, an ancient gate to the capital city of Vietnam in the past

 

 

A "Shoe Street" in the Old QuarterA "Shoe Street" in the Old Quarter

 

 

A street vendor in the Old QuarterA street vendor in the Old Quarter

 

 A street with watches and jewellery in the Old QuarterA street with watches and jewellery in the Old Quarter

 

 

A tourist area in the Old QuarterA tourist area in the Old Quarter