The name speaks for itself. Explore the old Hanoi and its sights. The atmosphere here is well worth it.
The legend says that the Vietnamese emperor returned the sword that helped him banish the Chinese to the golden turtle god here.
Devoted to Confucious and used to serve as Hanoi's first university. A stunning complex with so much to discover.
Modern Vietnam was established here. A majestic historical site and the final resting place of Ho Chi Minh. Do not miss.
Stop by in the evening to see the lively and bustling market. Not much to buy here, but the atmosphere makes the visit worth it.
The temple is devoted to Confucian and Taoist scholars. One of the most picturesque spots in all of Hanoi - do not miss!
Hanoi's largest market with undeniable atmosphere. Dive in, go through the massive amounts of sortiment and don't forget to haggle!
Although the original building was blasted by the French, the replica still holds its charm and makes for a picturesque sight.
The street is famous for the shops that sell Buddha statues and fans. One of Hanoi's atmospheric areas.
The complex that has been the centre of Vietnam military operations for centuries has been recently opened. A lot to see here.
The Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh used to live and work in these quarters. Two houses and a collection of cars can be seen here.
Hanoi's oldest pagoda that has been rebuilt a number of times. A charming sight, especially at sunset.
This Neo-Gothic wonder still serves as an active church. A picturesque spot in the Old Quarter.
The perfect place where to see the traditional Vietnamese art. Sit back and enjoy the captivating show.
Although "Hanoi Hilton" was its nickname, it is far from a pleasant experience even nowadays. Do not miss while in Hanoi.
The street is not very long, but is completely filled with silk shops. Scarves, trousers and more for amazing prices.
One of the city's landmarks. Worth the quick look if you're nearby and want to climb to the top.
Also called the French district, it has been the political centre of Hanoi for many years. Features breath-taking architecture.
A striking Colonial jewel. Marvellous even from the inside, so opera fans might want to see a performance here.
One of the scarce remains of medieval Hanoi and the only gate out of the original 16 that survived.
An elaborate Taoist temple with long history behind it. Beautiful both on the outside and the inside, do not miss.