- 1. Where is Ta Hien Street Hanoi? The best way to get there
- 2. The history and outstanding features of Ta Hien Street
- 3. Top 3 things to do in Ta Hien Street to enjoy
Ta Hien Street has been an integral part in the life of indigenous people in the capital city. It also attracts numerous foreign tourists on their Hanoi travel journey. The charm of the street stems from the bustling life of the people and the nostalgic vibe from the 1945s. Take a look and discover the charm of the street through this article below.
1. Where is Ta Hien Street Hanoi? The best way to get there
Located in Hang Buom ward, Hoan Kiem district, Ta Hien Street is about 250 meters away from Hoan Kiem Lake. The street stretches for about 266 meters from Hang Buom junction, passing by Dao Duy Tu, Hai Tuong and Luong Ngoc Quyen streets. It borders Hang Bac and Dinh Liet streets. Thanks to such prime location, Ta Hien Street is like an “international crossroad” that has both historical and economic values, contributing to the development of the area as a tourist hotspot.
There are many means of transportation for you to choose from to travel to Ta Hien street.
A double-decker bus will help you contemplate not only Ta Hien Street but also the surrounding areas. A taxi allows you to enjoy the ride anywhere in Hanoi. And a motorbike is the perfect choice if you have car sickness or want a smaller vehicle that is convenient for traveling.
2. The history and outstanding features of Ta Hien Street
Away from the hustle and bustle, the high-rise buildings, modern apartments, flashy commercial centers, Ta Hien Street has the old charm of the past. On the street, old buildings are lined up close together. Rustic corners and old walls are covered with small patches of lime. Most light posts are rusted. Ta Hien is still the same as time passes by, its ancient and tranquil features retained as proof of an old Hanoi.
Ta Hien Street has harmonious overall architecture, with small tubular houses and colonial-style facades. If you are observant, you can see that the two opposing rows of houses have different architectural styles. One row is full of houses with typical Vietnamese architecture, while the other is full of houses with French architecture. It is this unique feature that makes Ta Hien the “jewel” of Hanoi.
Originally, Ta Hien Street was named Rue Géraud by the French. In the past, this street was for the upper class and considered the most lively and noisy place in Northern Vietnam at that time. Besides, the street also has many shops, vendors, etc. All of this creates a bustling and crowded atmosphere for the entire neighborhood.
3. Top 3 things to do in Ta Hien Street to enjoy
Ta Hien street attracts visitors with its cool beer and delicious street food, along with many lively pubs.
3.1. Sit on the pavements and drink Hanoi cold beer
Anyone who has ever visited Ta Hien Street will remember the cool beer that cannot be found anywhere else. Therefore, the people of Hanoi often call it the “beer street”. Enjoying the passionate taste of Ta Hien beer drops and accompanying snacks is an extremely interesting experience.
3.2. Enjoy street foods and hang out with your beloved
Ta Hien Street has long been famous for its variety of eateries and dishes, from affordable to luxurious. In particular, the street foods here have captivated the hearts of many people. There are fried spring rolls, chicken feet with lemongrass and chili, french fries, cheese sticks, etc.
In particular, do not miss the famous and delicious grilled quail here. The quail meat is thoroughly cleaned, marinated with spices, and placed on a grill with a thick layer of honey. Diners cannot help but enjoy the wonderful greasy soft taste of this unique dish.
3.3. Chill out with music at some lively pubs
There are many lively pubs and clubs on Ta Hien Street, such as Hay Bar, 1900 Le Theater Bar, etc. Visitors can fully enjoy the exciting moments with music and a cup of cocktail. The night pubs and clubs attract young people with not only today’s hottest performances but also their modern and excellent sound and lighting systems.
After your trip to Ta Hien Street, it is highly recommended that you spend your time discovering the beauty of the capital at many other tourist attractions. Notably, there is Hoan Kiem Lake with charming scenery, the historic Hanoi Old Quarter, the famous St. Joseph’s Cathedral, the majestic Presidential Palace and the flag raising ceremony nearby, or the West Lake that is perfect for a relaxing stroll.
In addition, Vinpearl Aquarium and VinKE Times City are two modern places you should not miss out on in Hanoi. The aquarium is likened to a miniature ocean, with 3 million cubic meters of seawater and more than 30,000 sea creatures. As the first aquarium with a tunnel in Hanoi, Vinpearl Aquarium consists of 3 subdivisions, namely the freshwater area, reptile area, and saltwater area. Coming here, visitors will be free to admire not only fishes but also many unique reptiles right in the heart of Hanoi.
On the other hand, VinKe is a perfect place for families with young children. With a total area of up to 6,000 square meters, it offers many educational games, creating a play and learn space for children. The highlight of VinKE is the numerous job-simulation activities, such as: Fire Department, Public Security, Military Academy, VinKE Hospital, Kid Chef, Post Office, etc. Through these games, the children will gain foundational knowledge about their future careers.
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Ta Hien Street, with its combination of old and modern beauties, has always been a familiar stop for tourists. Adding to the charm of this street is the signature cool beer and street food that you definitely should not miss out on. In addition, Hanoi has so many other attractive entertainment hotspots that will help you relax and get rid of all the fatigue and stress of daily life. Don’t hesitate to spend time with your friends and family at these must-see destinations!
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