Tran Hung Dao Treet
Tran Hung Dao Street is 2,150 meters, running from the Tran Khanh Du Street to Hang Co station (Hanoi station now)
Tran Hung Dao Street is 2,150 meters, running from the Tran Khanh Du Street to Hang Co station (Hanoi station now). The street was built during French colonial time and designed in Indochinois style. It was named “Boulevard gam lotta”. After the August Revolution, it was renamed Tran Hung Dao – the name of a famous Vietnamese military Grand Commander, who won numerous battles during the Tran Dynasty.
Along the street are ancient dracontomelon trees called Cay Sau in Vietnamese, which provides shade over pedestrian sidewalks in hot days. Tran Hung Dao Street is also famous for rural dishes such as sugared dry apricots called O Mai or sweet rice called Xoi.
On this road, there are many historical places such as Labor Square or 1-5 Square, where the meeting marking the first anniversary of International Labor Day in Vietnam occurred and the house No 1, where General Uprising on 19/08/1945 Committee held meetings.
From a west street with many luxurious villas in the tree-shaped campus, the street now becomes more beautiful and where many diplomatic missions such as Embassy of France, World Health Organization WHO, Embassy of the Republic of India are located. Besides, there are many banks such as Eximbank, Bac A Bank, Ocean Bank, Vietnam Development Bank, IncomBank. Along the street are financial or electronic companies, mobile stores, a five-star hotel system and restaurants. Capital Tower is a professional A Grade building with 23 storeys and amenities such as ample parking, café and restaurant which provide guests with world-class office facilities. Nang Tam restaurant located at 79A on this road is the best choice for vegetarians. The restaurant introduces Vietnamese culinary art to visitors.