Overview of Hanoi Old Quarter
Old Quarter Hanoi is the “heart and soul” of the capital city. A place to save the ancient culture, memories of times and indeed the best place to visit!
Since the 15th century, Old Quarter has featured a local lifestyle in ancient houses and at a slow pace of living. Throughout more than 1000 years, Hanoi Old Quarter still keeps a mysterious look but full of charm, which has enchanted many visitors coming here.
Originally, the Quarter consists of 36 main old streets, most of which were begun with “Hang” and originated from names of types of merchandise produced and traded such as Hang Duong (Sugar), Hang Muoi ( Salt) …
Therefore, Hanoi Old Quarter is known with another name “Hanoi – 36 old streets”. Besides, there are a lot of old historical sites associated with the formation and development of the Old Quarter.
Visit Old Quarter Hanoi, you will be able to explore Asian architectures which have remained for thousands of years. Moreover, travel here even only a day, you will have the chance to experience the daily life of Hanoian and understand their lifestyles.
A lot of people visiting here more than one time because of endless traditional value in the breath of modern life which attracts them and make them curious about Vietnamese culture.
How about following our below route recommended to you to have the best understanding of Old Quarter Hanoi?
- Hoan Kiem Lake & Ngoc Son temple.
- Ly Thai To garden.
- Ma May ancient house.
- Bach Ma temple.
- Dong Xuan Market.
- O Quan Chuong – An Old Gate.
- Long Bien Bridge.
For more, check out Things to do in Hanoi – Hanoi bucket list 2019!