Album: Hanoi Old Quarter

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hang Bong Ruom Street (Tho Nhuom) in 1962. (photo: VNA)

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hoa Phong Tower at Hoan Kiem lake (photo: VNA)

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hang Dao intersection in 1960 (photo: VNA)

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hang Co station in 1960 (photo: VNA)

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hang Bai street in 1960 (photo: VNA)

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hang Dao street in 1926 (photo: VNA)

Hanoi Old Quarter

Dong Xuan market in 1954 (photo: VNA)

Hanoi Old Quarter

Old Pham Ngu Lao street (photo: belleindochine.free.fr)

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hang Quat street (photo: belleindochine.free.fr)

Hanoi Old Quarter

Bao An tower, Hoan Kiem lake in 1884-1885 (photo courtesy of Dr. Hocquard)

Hanoi Old Quarter

Ngo Quyen street (photo: belleindochine.free.fr)

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hanoi Opera House and Trang Tien street (photo: belleindochine.free.fr)

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hang Hom street (photo: VNA)

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hue street (photo: belleindochine.free.fr)

18/09/2017 14:05

Vietnam named among 20 most beautiful countries

Vietnam has been voted one of the 20 most beautiful countries in the world by readers of Rough Guides, the renowned British travel site.

08/09/2017 17:02

The taste of Hanoi’s autumn

Hanoi’s autumn is also the season for com or young sticky rice flakes. Com can be eaten directly or enjoyed with bananas like a snack. It can also be mixed with other food ingredients to create a variety of tasty dishes, including cha com (Vietnamese com sausage) and com xao (browned green sticky rice).

06/09/2017 17:10

Fish sauce: much more than just a condiment

Just like rice, fish sauce is a staple of almost every dish in Vietnam. “For Vietnamese people, a meal without fish sauce is considered incomplete,” culture expert Tran Ngoc Them once wrote in his book Vietnam Culture Foundation.