The historical environment and housing conditions in the 36 Old Streets quarter of Hanoi
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The historical environment and housing conditions in the 36 Old Streets quarter of Hanoi conservation study by Hoang, Huu Phe.

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Published by Division of Human Settlements Development, Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Hanoi (Vietnam),
  • Vietnam,
  • Hanoi.

Subjects:

  • Historic districts -- Conservation and restoration -- Vietnam -- Hanoi.,
  • Historic preservation -- Vietnam -- Hanoi.,
  • Housing -- Vietnam -- Hanoi.,
  • Hanoi (Vietnam) -- History.,
  • Hanoi (Vietnam) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

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Edition Notes

StatementHoang Huu Phe and Yukio Nishimura.
SeriesStudies in human settlements development in Asia, HSD research report ;, 23
ContributionsNishimura, Yukio., Asian Institute of Technology. Division of Human Settlements Development., Kokusai Kyōrayoku Jigyōdan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS559.93.H36 H63 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 75 p. :
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1065706M
ISBN 109748201384
LC Control Number93917515
OCLC/WorldCa31014159

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Old Quarter Streets. It is the streets that make up the uniqueness of Hanoi Old Quarter. Once selling or producing specific products ranging from drums to silk, the streets of Hanoi Old Quarter have now drifted into different direction while retaining many of their traditional traits. The Old Quarter (Vietnamese: Phố cổ Hà Nội) is the name commonly given to the historical civic urban core of Hanoi, located outside the Imperial Citadel of Thăng quarter used to be the residential, manufacturing and commercial center, where each street was specialized in one specific type of manufacturing or commerce. Of all the original protections around the Old Quarter in Hanoi, only the East Gate remains. The fortified walls and ramparts aren’t needed anymore in this modern world of globalised commerce. The Mongol hordes and ambitious warlords of the past are long gone – replaced by investors, free trade, and transnational corporations. Hanoi Old Quarter is one of the oldest continuously developed areas in Vietnam that has gone through a history of years. Situated near the Lake of Restored Sword and Long Bien Bridge. Used to be a former citadel wall, the Old Quarter became more well-known as a crafts area when King Ly Thai To decided to move the capital from Hoa Lu to Hanoi in the 11th century.

  The Old Quarter is the heart and soul of Hanoi - there is so much going on here at any one time, your head is spinning. Life spills out of the homes onto the sidewalks, creating a fascinating scene, but also making walking through the area frustrating and not very safe, as you are forced into the streets where the motorbike hordes run you over.4/5(K). Now, many of the old temples in the Old Quarter have been transformed into shops and living quarters, but some of the old buildings' religious roots can still be recognized by the architecture of their roofs. Although the old section of Hanoi is often called the "36 Old Streets," there are more than 36 . There were 36 prominent trading streets among 76 streets of the old quarter. Thanks to such trading streets, the Hanoian is so proud of this old quarter that they call it in quite many names like: the trading quarter, the streets, the old quarter in which the old quarter was the most common name and still very popular till nowadays.   Bamboo, medicinal herbs, tools, metal, bia hoi, 36 streets, hanoi old quarter, 36 pho phuong.

Old Quarter – French Quarter. Located right next to Hoan Kiem Lake, the old quarter of Hanoi has up to 76 streets. It is easy to recognize the old quarters by the streets covering it, for example: Hang Dau is in the north, Phung Hung is in the west, Hang Bong is in the south and Tran Quang Khai is in the east. Old Quarter: 36 streets called "Hang" - traveler reviews, 15, candid photos, and great deals for Hanoi, Vietnam, at Tripadvisor.4/5(K). The Old Quarter is the heart and soul of Hanoi - there is so much going on here at any one time, your head is spinning. Life spills out of the homes onto the sidewalks, creating a fascinating scene, but also making walking through the area frustrating and not very safe, as you are forced into the streets where the motorbike hordes run you over.4/5(K). Despite the great influx of tourists, much of Hanoi’s local way of life can still be found in the Hanoi’s Old Quarter – a maze of 36 tumultuous streets in the Hoan Kiem District. Much of the Old Quarter’s architecture are deeply influenced by the French and Sino-Vietnamese.