The following black and white photos of Hanoi were taken by a French photographer in 1991.
French photographer Patrick Zachmann captured the soul of Hanoi city in 1991 via his black and white photos. As a freelance photographer since 1976 and a member of Magnum Photos since 1990, he has dedicated himself to long-term works, books and video films, all dealing with the themes of memory, identities and immigration.
Hanoi street life and architecture are reflected in a photo.
Crowded Hang Buom street.
St. Joseph's Cathedral in Hanoi. A hub for tourists in the past as well as today.
Hoan Kiem district’s Police Headquarter, a place remains until today
Headquarter of State Bank of Vietnam in Hanoi, 27 years ago
A gathering of children at a kindergarten in Hang Buom street.
Shops are in close proximity to one another. Some people have the habit of drinking iced tea on the sidewalk.
Kitchen corner in a Hanoi restaurant at the time.
Cyclo - a popular means of transport in 1990s
A paddy field on the outskirts of Hanoi.