Album: Hanoi through many periods

Hanoi through many periods

Map of ancient Hanoi (Central Library for Science & Technology)

Hanoi through many periods

Hanoi in the early 19th century (National Library of Paris)

Hanoi through many periods

Hanoi in 1873 (Archive Centre of French Overseas Data)

Hanoi through many periods

Hanoi in 1885 (National Library of Paris)

Hanoi through many periods

Hanoi in 1890 (Archive Centre of French Overseas Data)

Hanoi through many periods

Hanoi in 1898 (Archive Centre of French Overseas Data)

Hanoi through many periods

Hanoi in 1902 (National Library of Paris)

Hanoi through many periods

Hanoi in 1911 (Archive Centre of French Overseas Data)

Hanoi through many periods

Hanoi in 1925 (Research Institute of French Architecture/Vietnam+)

Hanoi through many periods

Hanoi in 1935 (Archive Centre of French Centre Overseas Data)

Hanoi through many periods

Hanoi in 1936 (Hanoi Atlas in 1984/Vietnam+)

Hanoi through many periods

Hanoi in 1943 (Research Institute of French Architecture/Vietnam+)

Hanoi through many periods

Hanoi in 1986 (Research Institute of French Architecture/Vietnam+)

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.