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Hanoi Food on Foot: Walking Tour of Hanoi Old Quarter
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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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  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“street food” (1,236 reviews)
“narrow streets” (422 reviews)
“place to stay” (197 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A town full of nice food, shopping and places worth visit. I would say all are walking distance and cool weather. Save to walk around and kind people around the town.

Thank Hock C O
Reviewed yesterday

If you're visiting Hanoi, it's definitely worth a visit walking around the Old Quarter and experience the bustling town, eat amazing street foods, and learn to cross the road like a local!

Thank cyw4
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow. Such a vibrant place and everything within easy walking distance. Would highly recommend a visit

Thank lis00w
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

They block traffic around the lake on the weekend and there is a large street market too. Lots of hotels, hostels, bars, atms, and motorbikes. A buzzing place in every sense

Thank klmcc2000
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Watch out for the traffic tough. You can make good bargains here. For example I changed my iPhone 6s plus screen for about 20 US dollars in 45 min.

Thank Ingemar N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely worth visiting but be on your toes and watch for fast moving motorbikes in very confined spaces. Lots of fascinating history and delightful local people. Options for local cuisine local spas and souvenirs. Also lots of travel agents to assist with tours and a...More

Thank Viv A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Come here on weekends and enjoy the car free area around the lake Enjoy the atmosphere of thousands of people gathering for the night markets, the street entertainment, the great restaurants and street food very exciting and a lot of fun

Thank peterdisyd
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you're looking for some cheap finds and you're not that sensitive to the bad smell of the streets and the horde of scooters everytime you cross a street, then Old Quarters in Hanoi, Vietnam is what you're looking for. The stores in these streets...More

Thank Christian R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good place for accomodation. Different types of accomodation are available. Foods are always available. Walking distance to most tourist spots. Near to Hoen Kiem lake, water puppet theatre, St. Joseph Cathedral, and Womens Museum. Shopping is execellent, variety of products are available.

Thank Boy D
Reviewed 2 days ago

The street food we tasted, known as Obama Food was quite good but not outstanding and sold only 1 restaurant which hosted President Obama during his visit to N Vietnam. Some areas are being transformed with , very slowly but surely within 10 years...Used to...More

Thank RHWW
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Rajeev C
June 20, 2017|
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Response from Jamoz23 | Reviewed this property |
It is usual that passports MUST be valid for 6months or more ON ARRIVAL.
June 14, 2017|
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Response from ThomasGDF | Reviewed this property |
we actually did our own laundry using the soap provided its quiet strong. LA siesta show the prices of there laundry so you won't be strung . most our quiet dear tbh you have to be careful, but if you have no stains in your... More
Alan B
May 31, 2017|
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Response from Cathy W | Reviewed this property |
There's loads of places for a beer. There's a couple of places right on the lakeside and plenty of places overlooking the lake. Lots of cafes/bars/ restaurants around the streets.