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Hanoi Pocket Precincts

Hanoi Pocket Precincts

Author: Juliette Elfick
Series: Pocket Precincts Ser.
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Hanoi is a picturesque mix of the old and the new, with the fading grandeur of its French colonial history juxtaposed against modern architecture. It's a city where early-morning tai chi is followed by the rush of noisy mopeds as they cruise up wide, tree-lined boulevards. It's also a travel hotspot offering inexpensive shopping locations and a mouth-watering array of unique things to eat and drink.   Hanoi Pocket Precincts lists the best of the city - restaurants, bars and cultural sights - in each of the four main districts of urban Hanoi. In the center there's Hoan Kiem, which contains the Old Quarter crammed with elegant shophouses and temples; to the south there's the fashionable nightlife and shopping district of Hai Ba Trung; to the west there's Ba Dinh with its mix of French colonial villas, modern skyscrapers, squares and parks; and to the north you'll find genteel, upmarket Tay Ho. The book also includes suggested field trips outside Hanoi, including an overnight stay in Ha Long Bay as well as a fold-out map of the four districts of inner Hanoi.

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General Fields

  • : 9781741175530
  • : Hardie Grant Books
  • : Hardie Grant Books
  • : May 2018
  • : August 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Juliette Elfick
  • : Paperback
  • : 184