Monthly Archives: July 2019

EXPLORING THE COFFEE SHOP MADE FROM THOUSANDS OF RECYCLES IN HANOI OLD QUARTERS

?Located in the small alley of Hang Tre Street, Hidden Gem makes an impression for visitors by beautiful but unique space. The furniture in the restaurant is nearly 100% created by taking advantage of discarded products, from tires, bottles, old sofa sets, paint buckets or parts of a tractor. ?Mr.Nguyen Van Tho, the owner, reveals […]

“Roman Amphitheatre” in the middle of Hanoi capital

? In Hang Dau street, one of the most impressive places is an ancient water tower in the middle of the roundabout, with the history more than a hundred years. That looks like “ Roman Amphitheatre ” in Italy. ?This water tower was constructed in 1894, before the Long Bien Bridge and located in the roundabout, […]

Hell Market

?On 19th December, 1946 Ho Chi Minh called for national resistance. And thousands of bravery soldiers and Hanoian sacrificed for peace were brought and buried in the common grave here. After 1954, this area was renamed as “Grave of Martyr and People died in National Resistance Day”. In 1981, the city officials excavated and transferred […]

Both the Long Bien Bridge and the Eiffel Tower in Paris have the same architect.

? The project in constructing Long Bien bridge was accepted by the governor of IndoChina on June 6, 1897. After that, The bidding was held and there were six big construction companies from Paris took part in. Each of them had to have two projects that called project A and B in turn. Finally, The assembly […]