Hanoi in pictures
Hanoi Flag Tower (Doan Mon gate- Imperial Citadel of Thang Long) in 1954 and at present (Photo:VNA)
Hanoi in pictures
Major General Vuong Thua Vu (right), Commander of Division 308 (now Division 308 - Division of Pioneers), Chairman of the city Military Commission, and Doctor Tran Duy Hung (left), Vice Chairman of the city Military Commission and units under 308 Corps taking over Hanoi attend the first flag-raising ceremony on the Hanoi Liberation Day at Cot Co ground (now Doan Mon gate- Imperial Citadel of Thang Long) at 3pm, October 10, 1954. (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi in pictures
Hang Gai Street in 1954 and now (Photo:VNA)
Hanoi in pictures
Dong Xuan Market used to be built by the French with 5 solid concrete arches with sophisticated architecture - Today's Dong Xuan Market has only 3 arches left. (Photo:VNA)
 
Hanoi in pictures

Long Bien Bridge (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi in pictures
Hoan Kiem lake intersection (now Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square) on the morning of October 10, 1954 and now (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi in pictures

Hang Dao Street in 1954 and now (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi in pictures

Hanoi Flag Tower (Doan Mon gate- Imperial Citadel of Thang Long) in the past and at present (Photo:VNA)

Hanoi in pictures
Hanoi Opera House in October, 1954 and now (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi in pictures

Vietnam National University (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi in pictures
A theatre at Trang Tien Street, Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

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Infrastructure development gives Hanoi a new appearance

Infrastructure development gives Hanoi a new appearance

Those who have travelled far and long and then returned to Hanoi have been amazed by the rapid changes in the capital’s appearance over recent years.