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“Paris in Asia”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Old Quarter

Old Quarter
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US$49.00*
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Morning Tour of Hanoi
Ranked #2 of 276 things to do in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Paris in Asia”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

Great shopping and restaurants, traffic a bit crazy but you get used to it!

Visited February 2012
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“Watch your bags as thieves everywhere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

Unfortunately a few in our group of friends were targeted. Mobile phone and credit cards were taken within a blink of an eye. Still it is a fascinating place and well worth visiting. Walking is the best way around the Old Quarter.

Visited February 2012
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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“crowded yet friendly”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2012

i love architecture, and this old quarter have unique architecture. Kinda mix between france-chinese-viet style. Unfotunetly, the road is really crowded. The Hanoi motorcycle rider are crazy! Just becareful!!

Visited July 2011
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Sydney, Australia
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“Filthy and hectic”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2012

Foot paths are blocked by cycles, most people sullen and uncaring.

Visited February 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Street Food/Motorcycles”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2012

Love the street food!
Close your eyes and WALK across the busy road. DO NOT RUN. WALK! And you shall reach the destination!

Visited February 2012
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