For book lovers who love to enjoy the quiet and vintage atmosphere of Hanoi, long-standing book stores nestling in Dinh Le street located in the Old Quarter of Hanoi is a paradise.
Dinh Le street is said to be the bookshelves of Hanoi city, it’s also the most ancient book street of the city. If you have a passion for physical books, this address should definitely be in your list.
Dinh Le book street
Initially, there were only some small book stores, then time flies, more and more store are opened making Dinh Le a book street. Only few meters from Hoan Kiem lake but there is no trail of noise here, the street is always quiet with the only operation of book selling. There are more than 20 stores in this short street, the stores are all the way right from the beginning of the street.
This street will astonish you with giant bookshelves full of all kind of books running from the floor to the ceiling, it is a true world of books and only books.This used to be the favorite spot of the previous generations when the internet was still hard to access. This is also the place that many people buy store at in your whole life, their student time was here and now they still come here to buy books but not a modern book store near them.
A pretty book stores with huge shelves running to the ceiling