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    7 differences between Hanoi and elsewhere in Southeast Asia

    Hanoi is Vietnam's pride, bringing a cultural beauty and unmistakable aftertaste.

    1. Extremely fresh beer

    7 differences between Hanoi and elsewhere in Southeast Asia

    Hanoi is famous for cheap, unpasteurized beer made ​​fresh every day - Draught beer. Hanoi beer is fermented throughout the day, whose taste depends on the suppliers as well as consumption rates. Beer which is not sold out will be dumped at the end of the day. However, there is rarely excessive beer at the end of each evening. Beer prices are ridiculously cheap and usually served in a glass so that the consumer can clearly see its attractive color.

    2. Traffic in a "trust each other is key" style

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    The crossing in Hanoi is unlike anywhere in the world. The mood of the tourists is like to play bungee jumping, you just have to believe that there is nop danger and go straight ahead confidently. Once you step off the pavement, just keep straight and do not turn back, hoping and trusting that there are no bikes on crowded street hitting you.
    Pedestrians here all cross successfully thanks to the confidence and peace of mind like that. In reality, many visitors have considered the streer crossing to Hanoi as an art, a unique experience at this city.

    3. Final Old Quarter

    Old Quarter located near Hoan Kiem Lake has a history of over 1,000 years, still exists until today and isl always vibrant and bustle. 

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    From time immemorial, craftsmen have gathered here, each craft's name was used to call a street as Hang Bac ( Street of silver), Hang Duong ( Street of sugar), Hang Tre ( Street of bamboo), ... However, today, the traditional stores are no longer, bars, motorcycles and Zippo lighters are overwhelming instead.

    Guests will admire the thin, flat and high houses, small temples from the ancient guilds located right next to the large bars and shops.

    4. Historical evidence

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    Pop music about Vietnam War America's war in Vietnam has always been referred to as a crime and evoked a lot of war protests worldwide. The American veterans always want to visit Hanoi when being back to Vietnam. Many generations of Americans in 60-70 decade period also grew up with the anti-war songs by Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones. The Vietnam War had a huge impact on the culture of American youth as well as those aroundthe world in a decade.

    If you want to know the scars left by the war, visit the Long Bien Bridge - historical evidence, or to Hoa Lo Prison, the place for authentic imprint of a unforgetable. 

    5. Peddlers

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    Hanoi does not have many large shopping centers, but street peddlers selling all sorts of goods always go through the city. Everything you want to buy from noodles, fruit to clothing, combs, housewares will easily be caught on the road with the street peddlers who can excellently balance on optical double burden.

    These peddlers with their radiant smile when selling are certainly one of the beautiful image that people will memorize as a speaciality of Hanoi.

    6. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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    Every day, thousands of people from all parts of the country are in a long queue to visit the remains of President Ho Chi Minh, the national hero, who brought independence and freedom to Vietnam.

    7. French hidden beauty

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    Many people believe that the lifestyle of Hanoi is a bit similar to the Paris. Hanoi has retained many cultural features from the French colonial period, this is the city where you can experience the unique combination between French culture and the culture of Vietnam. 

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    The combination of food is the most special thing, whose proof is the introduction of French bread sandwich meat, eggs, herbs, Vietnamese-style, or the cup of coffee which is blended through filter and drunk with sweet condensed milk.

    Source: worldtraveldairy.net


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