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  The antiquarian bookshop in Le Van Huu st.
by King_Golo

Le Van Huu street is a little bit away from the centre and just around the corner of the apartment I lived in when in Hanoi. In my opinion, it's one of the most beautiful streets of Hanoi as it is very interesting and busy in a number of ways. Coming from Hue street, the first thing you'll experience is a smell: The upper part of Le Van Huu street is full of coffee shops and the air smells wonderful of freshly brewed coffee. Further down the street, there are a number of sign shops in which you can have signs for your office or company made. Apparently, there's a huge demand for signs as I've never seen anybody being idle in these shops - everybody was busy producing signs. Some metres further, you'll come across a little market on the left side where dog meat (Thit Cho) is sold. Try it if you dare: It's supposed to be a luck-bringing food at the end (and only then!) of the lunar month. For those of you who do not want to eat man's best friend, walk on until you see heaps of fresh fruit on your right side. You might want to turn into the side streets and visit nearby Tran Xuan Soan market - it's only a five minute walk from here. Further down the road there are several cafes and a good restaurant (Quan Com Pho, see restaurant tips). A last thing to see is the antiquarian bookshop at the bend on Le Van Huu street. Le Van Huu street stretches from Hue street to Phan Chu Trinh street.

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  • Updated Jul 14, 2014
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