Back to English Comments Travel & Life - October 10, 2018 | 12:29 pm GMT+7 Has it always been buzzing with frenetic activity? See for yourself. The intersection of Hang Khay and Dinh Tien Hoang streets next to Sword Lake (Hoan Kiem Lake). The old photo was taken around the 1920s.The Hanoi international post office located at the intersection of Dinh Tien Hoang and Dinh Le streets. Cau Go Alley off the street of the same name. Cau Go Street is a small one-way street in the old quarter. In the past this used to be a place for students to grab a meal. When the French were here, they changed its name to Rue du Pont en bois (Cau Go in French).Trang Tien Street, where a movie theater called Cinéma Palace was built by the French in 1920. With classic French architecture, it was meant to be the most luxurious cinema in Indochina at that time. When the French took over Hanoi again in 1947 they changed the cinema’s name to Eden. In 1954 the name was changed again to Cong … [Read more...] about Hanoi’s old quarter, now and then – VnExpress International
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The 2 bars are owned by Elegance Hospitality Group (EHG). Twilight Sky Bar is a favourite place of young people in Hanoi. It’s also a great place to watch the fireworks on the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday. Customers can watch in awe as the bartenders mix up cocktails in style. Situated on 1 Cau Go Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Twilight Sky Bar provides an ideal space to host special events. Diamond Sky Bar is located on the third floor of a hotel on Lo Su Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi with a capacity of 100 guests. Visitors have a great view of the city from the bar, especially the areas of Hanoi’s Old Quarter and Red River. A peaceful corner inside the bar Looking out on the city with a delicious cocktail The 2 bars are owned by Elegance Hospitality Group (EHG). Twilight Sky Bar is a favourite place of young people in Hanoi. It’s also a great place to watch the fireworks on the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday. Customers can … [Read more...] about Two luxury bars for a tipple in Hanoi’s Old Quarter
VietNamNet Bridge - The land price in old quarters is quoted at nearly VND1 billion per square meter, but few plots are available for sale. A report by the Gachvang real estate trading floor shows that the price of land and houses in old quarters in Hanoi has increased by 20-40 percent compared with earlier this year. Dao Duy Tu street has seen the sharpest price increase. There were transactions at the beginning of the year which reported a price of VND360 million per square meter, which later soared to VND574 million, or 52 percent. Dao Duy Tu street has seen the sharpest price increase. There were transactions at the beginning of the year which reported a price of VND360 million per square meter, which later soared to VND574 million, or 52 percent. Meanwhile, according to VnExpress, some other properties on the street … [Read more...] about Land in Hanoi’s old quarters as expensive as gold
VietNamNet Bridge - Visiting ancient Hanoi, interesting and full of energy, you will love the city at first sight. It is not as bustling at night as in Bangkok or as busy as Tokyo, but Hanoi has its own color with a history of over 4,000 years. The Old Quarter with motorbikes, busy street corners and sidewalk stalls create an unforgettable Hanoi. A lot of places to see, many things to do and various dishes to taste. The Sofitel Metropole hotel is a luxury hotel with appealing space and ancient style of France. It feels like Paris in the middle of Hanoi. The Old Quarter is the most convenient shopping place in Hanoi, with silver jewelry in Hang Bac street, textile products and home appliances in Hang Trong street, cloths in Hang Gai street, salted dry apricots in Hang Duong street, etc.Tan My Design is a true art space with “made in Vietnam” traditional embroidery and silk. Do not forget to visit Hang Gai street to buy a beautiful set in Tan My style. Dong Xuan … [Read more...] about Discover the special features of Hanoi Old Quarter
The Hanoitimes - Walk around The Old Quarter, eat bun Cha… top things you can do for one day in Hanoi, Vietnam. Walk around The Old Quarter Hanoi Old Quarter has a long history of 2000 years of development which is the beating heart old the city. Today, the streets are still grouped by what they sell, with names to match, such as Bat Su, Cha Ca, Hang Bac, Hang Dau, Hang Gai, To Tich, Hang Luoc…You can taste some local specialties, if you wish, and continue to the Hoan Kiem Lake area to visit Ngoc Son Temple.Eat Bun Cha It’s basically a cold noodle soup with pork. You’ll be served by a plate of rice noodles, fresh herbs, and a bowl of cold broth with grilled pork. The rice noodles and fresh herbs are pretty common in a Vietnamese restaurant. The broth and the pork are the ones make this dish unique. Bun cha is a lunch food; it means you can only find it between 12pm – 3pm.Visit Hoa Lo Prison This thought-provoking site is all that remains of the … [Read more...] about One day in Hanoi: Where to go and What to do?