The Old Quarter is a longstanding urban area outside the Thang Long Royal Citadel. Since its formation, the old quarter has retained its handicraft and trade activities hanoi old quarter hotel.
In the picture is Old Quarter in 2014, with red and green iron roofs.
In 1995 the Ministry of Construction defined the scope of the Old Quarter, with Hang Dau Street as the boundary to the north, Phung Hung Street to the west, Hang Bong, Hang Gai, Cau Go and Hang Thung to the south and Tran Quang Khai and Tran Nhat Duat to the east.
When speaking about the Old Quarter, we must mention Dong Xuan Market. This was one of the largest markets in Hanoi several years ago. Dong Xuan Market has existed for hundreds of years, starting from the Nguyen Dynasty.
O Quan Chuong Gate.
The Old Quarter is located within Hoan Kiem District, with a total area of about 100 hectares and 76 streets in 10 wards.
In the picture is the intersection of the streets of Hang Dao, Hang Gai and Cau Go. To preserve the old quarter, starting late 2013 to late 2016, over 1,500 families in the old quarter are being relocated to Long Bien district.
In the next five years, more than 5,000 households will be removed from the old quarter.