Luong Van Can Street

Luong Van Can Street Every street in Hanoi either has the old name of the merchandise in the royal capital or the name of a prominent figure. Luong Van Can Street was named after a historic figure. Luong Van Can whose home town was at Nhi Khe village, Thuong Tin district, Ha Tay province. He […]

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Ma Vi Street

Ma Vi Street Ma Vi Street is one of the exceptions in the Old Quarter that does not contain the word of “Hang” in its name. “Hang” means the street merchandises. Each street has its own merchandise thus having different names respectively. Ma Vi Street lies to the West connecting to Hang Non Street at […]

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Ngo Gach Street

Ngo Gach Street Ngo Gach Street once upon a time was a part of the river flowing through the heart of the Royal Citadel. Later, urban planners covered up the water trench to make a road which is now Ngo Gach. The name derives from the trade of the road. Ngo Gach literally means the […]

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Ngo Tram

Ngo Tram Ngo Tram is a 228-meter street from Duong ThanhStreet to Phung Hung Street belonging to Cua Dong ward, HoanKiem District, Hanoi City. This originally was the estate of Yen Trung Ha commune, Tien Nghiem ward, Tho Xuong District which was merged into the city long time ago. The road was actually a new […]

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Nguyen Huu Huan Street

Nguyen Huu Huan Street Nguyen Huu Huan Street has been through quite many names before settled at the name of Nguyen HuuHuan Street. Under the French colonization, the street got the name of General Petain. Later it was changed into BacNinhStreet after the northern province bordering Hanoi. The next name was PhanThanhGian- a name of […]

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Nguyen Thien Thuat Street

Nguyen Thien Thuat Street Nguyen Thien Thuat is 216 meters in length bridging the street of Hang Khoai to the street of Hang Chieu behind the market of Dong Xuan-Bac Qua. In the past, the road belonged to the hamlet of Tien Trung, Hau Tuc ward, Tho Xuong district. Nowadays, it belongs to Dong Xuan […]

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Nguyen Sieu Street

Nguyen Sieu Street The street was named after Nguyen Van Sieu- a genius in the time of Confucianism tradition. He was recognized as a talented scholar in his field of literature, history and general humanities. The street is 180 meters long. It used to be incorporated with the street of Ngo Gach before being separated […]

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Nha Hoa Street

Nha Hoa Street Nha Hoa means the house of fire in Vietnamese. Its name evolved from the one and only shrine of fire god in Vietnam located in this street. The street runs for 128m from the intersection of Hang Ga, Hang Dieu, Hang Phen, Cua Dong Street to the corner between Duong Thanh and […]

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Pho Co

Pho Co Hàng Gà Hang Ga Street stretches for about 228m, belongs to Hang Bo Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. Streets are oriented north-south, connecting Hang Cot with Hang Dieu Street. Hang Ga Street was built on the old ground of Tan Khai-Tan Lap village, old Tho Xuong district. Hang Ga Street has the name […]

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Ta Hien Street

Ta Hien Street If you have ever heard about “bia hoi” – the famous alcohol product in Hanoi, Ta Hien Street is no longer a strange name. Among the heart of the city full of heat and humidity, you can visualize cups of beer which are so pretty cool that you may feel freezing during […]

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