The designs of some 18 food stalls in the food court were inspired by the “City for Peace” in the forms of old town architecture, ancient village and some typical images of the capital city and built with environmentally-friendly materials.
Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Ngo Van Quy and delegates visit a food stall. Photo: Gia Linh
This is an opportunity to introduce and promote Hanoi’s culture and people. Besides, the food stalls also introduce the sophistication and variety of spices that make the dishes unique.
As the only city in the Asia-Pacific region being awarded the title "City for Peace", after 20 years, Hanoi has been making continual efforts to deserve the title.
Hanoi in the eyes of international friends is a capital dynamically in development but still retaining traditional and historical traits through typical architectural features.
Along with the cultural values that are being preserved and promoted, Hanoi’s culinary culture is also an important factor to conquer international tourists because of its diversity, freshness and imbued national identity.
Hanoi has been considered an attractive destination not only for its landscapes, tranquility, friendliness and safety for tourists, but also for its convergence of long-standing culinary culture and modernity.
The food fest will last until July 14, 2019.