Hanoi Old Quarter

Located in the Hoan Kiem District near Hoan Kiem Lake, the Old Quarter in Hanoi features French-colonial architecture, temples and pagodas.

With a history that spans over 1,000 years, Hanoi's Old Quarter is the oldest continuously developed area in Vietnam, and has a rich cultural heritage.

While the region’s specialties have changed and adapted over the years, featuring modern commodities and services, the ancient commercial streets are named after their original businesses.

Visitors to the Old Quarter can explore the cafes, bars, restaurants, boutique shops and art galleries in the historical area.

The Old Quarter is also home to many of Hanoi's boutique hotels, making it a convenient and lively location for a stay in the city.