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Mekong Delta | Hanoi | Vietnamese Homestay | Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) | Hue, imperial capital | Vietnam's countryside

Hanoi

Come to Hanoi, the only true Ho Chi Minh city for a glimpse of Uncle Ho, preserved for posterity; or join the ghosts of by-gone mandarins to light an incense stick at the shrine of Confucius, a far more ancient sage, in the Temple of Literature.

Images scanned from original 35mm transparencies.






Goose-stepping honour guard at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Goose-stepping honour guard at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Gateway to Ngoc Som or Jade Mountain temple
Gateway to Ngoc Som or Jade Mountain temple
Vietnam: Midday siesta, Hanoi
Vietnam: Midday siesta, Hanoi
West of Hoan Kiem Lake is an artistic quarter
West of Hoan Kiem Lake is an artistic quarter
Old quarter west of Hoan Kiem Lake
Old quarter west of Hoan Kiem Lake
Entrance to the Van Mieu, thousand-year-old Temple of Literature
Entrance to the Van Mieu, thousand-year-old Temple of Literature
Vendor outside the Dong Xuan produce market in Hanoi
Vendor outside the Dong Xuan produce market in Hanoi
Distinctive foodstuffs for sale in a market in the Old Quarter
Distinctive foodstuffs for sale in a market in the Old Quarter
Bicycles transport absolutely everything
Bicycles transport absolutely everything
Hats for sale
Hats for sale
Masks for sale
Masks for sale
1911 Opera House (now the Municipal Theatre)
1911 Opera House (now the Municipal Theatre)
Bicycles transport absolutely everything
Bicycles transport absolutely everything
Produce vendor
Produce vendor
Finished goods  at a ceramics workshop outside Hanoi
Finished goods at a ceramics workshop outside Hanoi
Trainees working at the KOTO restaurant
Trainees working at the KOTO restaurant
.  A Buddhist worshipper at Quan Su Pagoda
. A Buddhist worshipper at Quan Su Pagoda
St Joseph Cathedral, built by the French in 1886
St Joseph Cathedral, built by the French in 1886
Water puppets are a distinctive facet of folk theatre in northern Vietnam
Water puppets are a distinctive facet of folk theatre in northern Vietnam
Lantern-maker in Hanoi
Lantern-maker in Hanoi