These are rare images of Hanoi '90s through the eyes of the Japanese Ambassador

Curated by BuffaloTripSeptember 13, 2016 Viewed: 559

In 1994, young man Hiroshi Fukada with camera in hand has shown up around Hanoi to record the moments of "36 Old Streets" (Hanoi's Old Quarter). Now he is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in Vietnam.

The familiar cyclos on the streets of Hanoi.

The long traditional dresses (Ao Dai) of the girls after school. 

A bustling street corner. 

Food stalls and the trendy Cubs's bike over 20 years ago.

A candy store.

Life on the sidewalk is always bustling

The woman with the dress in vogue for a while. 

A photo shop located in a small alley in the old quarter of Hanoi. 

A Hanoi's girl with "angelic face" as a way to call by Hiroshi Fukada ambassador.

A hair salon "models of the fashionable fad".

Hairstyle and outfit of Hanoi youth the early 90s.

A street corner looking down from above.