Update news hanoi old quarter
One of the rare old houses in the area of Hanoi's Old Quarter, the Heritage House at 86 Hang Bac Street is full of funky secrets.
Welcoming Christmas in Hanoi brought a different and new feeling to many international tourists.
For nearly 20 years, a man has looked after the only ancient gate of Hanoi, like his second house.
Hang Bac is viewed as the “most expensive” among Hanoi’s 36 old streets. In the past, people living on this street relied on three major jobs, involving silver ingot and jewellery making, and money exchange.
This year, Hanoi’s traditional flower market is held on the streets of Hang Luoc, Hang Khoai, Hang Roi, Hang Ma and Phung Hung.
In memories of Hanoians, the Old Quarter is not only the representation of Hanoi’s cultural value, but also the concentration of many old jobs that were once part of the normal living days in the capital city.
The Hanoi Old Quarter contains great values of culture, history and architecture for the capital and the whole country.
Many hotels in Hanoi’s Old Quarter area are for sale due to big losses resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Located in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, Ma May street is continuing to face up to challenges brought about by the return of the COVID-19 epidemic, with many souvenir shops, restaurants, and travel agencies left deserted.
The Hanoi Old Quarter Management Board recently came together with the Vietnamese Dinh Lang Club to host a special arts programme featuring visually-impaired singers.
Many business owners in Hanoi’s famous Old Quarter are becoming increasingly concerned about the decline in customers, causing their revenue to sharply decrease, and resulting in many stores closing their doors following COVID-19 epidemic.
Bustling streets in Hanoi’s Old Quarter with crowded alleys and lively nightlife have turn quiet and deserted during the time when the whole country is practising physical distancing.