Vietnamese Women’s Museum
This excellent museum showcases women’s role in Vietnamese society and culture. Labelled in English and French, it’s the memories of the...
Owner Pham Xuan Ly has lived on this block since 1950, and now runs one of Hanoi’s most traditional ruou (Vietnamese liquor) bars. Kick...
Le Petit Bruxelles
Brussels-style brassiere occupying a fine old colonial mansion and its shady courtyard. The set-lunch deal is superb value, but venture...
Lonely Planet review
Stocks over 5000 new and used English-language books. There’s plenty of fiction, and independent travel advice is offered. It’s a 10-minute walk east of the Temple of Literature.