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Hanoi Cyclo and Walking Small Group Tour
"Our tour guide will welcome you at your hotel lobby then start walking tour in old quarter ""36 streets"" to visit some famous and specialized- food families or stalls/ local restaurants shops where they run their business everyday certainly you will watch and taste some particular dishes (We can customize vegetarian food or special requirement)The old quarter in Hanoi is over one thousand years old and today retains much of the old flavor that made the area special in earl silver shops paper shops headstone makers and more. Originally there were just 36 streets in the old quarter but today there are more than 50 streets. Although many of the streets are short
From $36.00
 
Evening Group Tour of Hanoi's Street Food
"The purpose of this tour is to provide you with a unique opportunity to experience and learn about exciting history exceptional culture and the distinctive architecture of Hanoi by following its unique cuisine trail. The tour operator will ensure that the food is hygienically handled as well as provide a comfortable venue for the tastings. The benefit also goes back to the vendors as the group will buy directly from them.Your English speaking guide will pick you up from the tour office around 6pm. Throughout the tour your guide will give you great insight into the traditions of Vietnamese food culture. You'll start the tour walking through the maze of bustling streets that make up Hanoi’s Old Quarter first visiting the colorful local markets where you'll meet stall holders and talk about their food. The walk then continues along both high streets and back streets exploring many corners in Hanoi’s tranquil French Old Quarter. You will try loca vegetarian dishes
From $33.00
 
Half-Day Hanoi City Tour by Cyclo
"09.45: We will visit Ngoc Ha Village to see B52 wreckage. In the past Ngoc Ha Village was a big flower market in Hanoi before10.00: Next Hanoi cyclo tour is to visit Temple of Literature – the most ancient Temple in Hanoi dedicated to Confucius and Quoc Tu Giam the first University was built in Vietnam in 1076. You will have chance to understand about Vietnam education under feudal dynasty.10.30: Enjoy traditional coffee in local cafe.11.00: Cyclo driver will paddle you around the Old Quart"""Cyclo is a unique type of transportation in Vietnam. Exploring the ancient capital via cyclo tour is the most unique way to understand the daily life of local people. You’ll have chance to experience both the busy traffic of the main streets as well as t but you can have a better understanding of a typical Hanoian’s lives."title=Highlights&1=Excellent+value+for+money&2=Ideal+choice+for+families&3=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide&4=Perfect+for+all+ages+and+skill+level&5=Flexibility+to+customize+your+itinerary+to+your+own+preferences
From $55.00

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Life in the Old Quarter

The Old Quarter of Hanoi is perhaps the most picturesque and characteristic part of Hanoi. Life goes on at a slow and leisurely pace, with the Hanoians tucking into pho (noodles) or com (rice) at a...
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aukahkay
Mar 08, 2006

Old Quarters - old but rich in cultures

It is actually a maze. You can either do it on a trishaw or more interestingly, do a walk tour. Stop and look at the wares/goods displayed and you will be amazed how many types can be found within the...
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myspices
Jan 31, 2006

Old Quarter

The Old Quarter is a place in Hanoi where you can get lost for hours. It consists of multiple blocks of old houses that are built narrow but long and high. Just imagine a series of rectangles next to...
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neurochic
Nov 10, 2005

Walking in the Old Quarter

The Old Quarter is where you can soak in the sights and sounds of Hanoi. There are more than 50 narrow streets in this area, with numerous shops, eating places, hotels and tour agencies. Would...
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lyrad
Oct 02, 2005

The Old Quarter

The Old Quarter is Hanoi's commercial centre that has over a thousand years of history. It contains the best place to take in cafes, markets, local shops, etc. It is also the place where the cheapest...
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Blatherwick
Sep 07, 2005

Old Quarters

Old Quarters has 36 streets selling different things. The streets are occupied by shops along the narrow path.From travel agents, restaurant, motor repair shop, incense, casket, provision shops,...
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imstress
Jun 15, 2005

You must explore the Old Quarter on foot.

A "must do" in Hanoi is a walking tour of the city's Old Quarter. This was the site of the original centre of Hanoi and the streets still bear the names of their original functional characteristic....
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worldkiwi
Jun 02, 2005

36 STREET OLD QUARTERS

Named for the original 36 streets that formed the quarter, this is the most crowded and busy part of downtown. In streets, named each after a particular trade they once represented, merchants and...
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MikeAtSea
Dec 03, 2004

Old Quarter

Hanoi Old Quarter consists of 36 old streets with every street selling different items. A streets selling cemetery items, a street solely sell food, a handicraft street, a shoes street, hat street,...
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yuet29
Nov 29, 2004

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hanoi Old Quarters is one of the most colorful sections of Hanoi. The area is packed with people, culture & surprises. I have tasted some home brewed beer at the price of VND4.000 at one of the...
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muddybok
Nov 09, 2004

Old Quarter

When you are in Ha Noi you have to spend a day wandering the streets of the Old Quarter. Start at the northern end of Hoan Kiem Lake and get immersed into the daily life of the Old Quarter. It is...
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goldcoaster
Mar 16, 2004

Old Quarter

The tourist heart of Hanoi (and indeed the heart of the whole city) is the maze of streets that make up the old quarter. The area is located between Hoan Kiem Lake (Lake of the Restored Sword) and...
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Dec 23, 2003
 
 
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Perfume Pagoda

About a 2hour or 70ks drive from Hanoi, it gives you a chance to see the countryside, and perhaps, breathe in a little cleaner air, although there is smog still here. At the town of Ben Duc, you...
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Hoan Kiem Lake

I am not sure if you will see this old man everyday exercising on the NW corner of Hoan Kiem Lake, but if you see him and feel like lifting a few weights take your chance. The TV cameras were there to...
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Flag Tower

Although now outside the grounds, this watchtower was once within the Imperial Citadel and was built in 1812 during the Nguyen Dynasty as an observation post. Today the National Flag flies over the...
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Ho Chi Miinh Complex

Once you have seen Ho Chi Minh's house and his beautiful stilt house the path will lead you to the souvenir shop where you can buy boxes of tea, coffee, cakes and many books about the great leader as...
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Vietnam Military History Museum

Growing up during the Vietnam War this museum was a "must" for me and i was not disappointed to see the magnificent collection of military hardware, both Vietnamese and American. Entrance fee was...
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Vietnam Fine Arts Museum

Not a huge collection but still worth a visit with this collection of antiquities along with modern Vietnamese art. there is still a over emphasis on socialist era propaganda art but still there is...
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