Hanoi’S Old Quarter

Story of wood

Story of wood

For over five decades, the tiny lathe-store-cum-house of artisan Le Dinh Thang in Hanoi's Old Quarter area still attracts passers-by by its own beauty - the uniquely beauty that only be seen in Hanoi.

A day in the life of a blacksmith

A day in the life of a blacksmith

Nowadays, in a modern world, many traditional crafts have disappeared but still remained artisans who are trying to keep the tradition in every corner of Hanoi's Old Quarter, helping ensure that the past is not forgotten but preserved as evidence of a city with history of thousands of years.