Tag Archives: The-Old-Quarter-Tour

THE HUC BRIDGE WAS COMPLETELY BURNT BECAUSE OF OFFENDING HANOI CULTURE 

The Huc bridge is one of the most remarkable beauties in Hanoi, the straight connection to Ngoc Son temple. However, only a few people know that it was evidence of patriotism by burning it to oppose the French enemy. Hanoi capital was defeated in 1882 after that Ngoc Son temple became a living place of […]

Spring rice in Vong Village and things are never told

Although we have no certainty when Spring Rice was created, this specialty has a strong attachment to Hanoi’s beauty and the nostalgia of people who have to live far from their hometown. There are many stories about the birth of Vong village in Hanoi. However, the common feature is that all of the stories derive […]

THE MYSTERY OF WAR BUNKER DISCOVERED IN THE FIRST 5-STAR HOTEL IN HANOI

?The shelter was figured out under Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel in 2011, by a group of workers were renovating the bar. Until May 21th, 2012, this bunker was officially opened only for guests staying in the hotel to visit. Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel was also placed were two leaders of the US and North Korea […]

Should try to eat tofu rice vermicelli with fermented shrimp pastewith shrimp sauce (bun dau) or not ?

Bun dau with shrimp sauce is a popular standing dish in the North of Viet Nam, which is really suitable to eat in each season and especially; in the heat of summer, it will be so awesome when trying crispy tofu with vermicelli. ? To make this dish, the innkeeper has to prepare at least 3 […]

THE CRUEL FATE OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY IN VIET NAM

?The Statue of Liberty was designed by a French architect and was donated to America by the French government. At that time, they made two statues: a big size for America and a small size for Viet Nam, which was made by gray bronze. The statue version for America, the 46 meters of height, was […]