French Quarter Attractions
French Quarter Hanoi attractions may be limited compared to other areas, such as the Old Quarter and Ba Dinh, but travellers can still enjoy a day of sightseeing in this pedestrian-friendly boulevard. Home to historical landmarks, art galleries, museums and fashion boutiques, notable attractions include the infamous Hoa Lo Prison (aka Hanoi Hilton), Museum of Vietnamese Women and two museums housing numerous artefacts that were found in Vietnam, some of which date back to 500BC.
French Quarter Dining
Restaurants in Hanoi French Quarter cater to a more international clientele, serving premium wines and cocktails, as well as authentic French, European and American cuisine in classy settings. For travelling couples and honeymooners looking to splurge on a romantic dining experience during their holiday in Hanoi, there are five-star hotels hosting award-winning dining venues boasting exceptional service, extensive food offerings and breathtaking views of colonial buildings.
French Quarter Nightlife
French Quarter’s nightlife scene is a good alternative for when you’re in need of a relaxing night out in Hanoi. While Old Quarter is known for Bia Hoi Junction, dive bars and pubs, travellers can enjoy live classical opera at the Hanoi Opera House or jazz tunes with views of colonial buildings and shaded boulevards in French Quarter. If you’re looking to party alongside Vietnamese elites, Hanoi’s largest nightclub can also be found here, featuring talented DJs spinning dance tunes until late.
French Quarter Shopping
The shopping scene in Hanoi French Quarter comprises high-end shopping malls and fashion boutiques within walking distances of five-star hotels, French colonial buildings and upmarket restaurants. Fitted with elegant French architecture, the three-storey Trang Tien Plaza shopping mall houses a wide range of designer brands, such as Louise Vuitton, Dior, Zegna, BVLGARI and Versace, while prominent art galleries stock breathtaking masterpieces by established and emerging local artists in Vietnam.