Oldest bookstore on Dinh Le Street in Hanoi

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(VOVWORLD) - Nestled quietly in the small attic of the old dormitory on Dinh Le street in Hanoi, Mao Bookstore has become a familiar destination for book lovers in the capital city.

Mao Bookstore is located on the second floor of the 5th dormitory, Dinh Le street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, with 5 bookshelves about 200m2 wide. (Photo: VNP/VNA)

The bookstore has become a familiar destination for many generations of readers (Photo:VNP/VNA)

Initially the book store was only a small book shop, selling books on table near the pavement (Photo:VNP/VNA)

Simple and peaceful but no less unique, attractive, just like that, Mao Bookstore gradually becomes an indispensable part for book lovers. (Photo: VNP/VNA)

The book store attracts many people because of its unique and rare features (Photo: VNP/VNA)

The book ladder "divine" - a highlight to attract young people. (Photo: VNP/VNA)

The bookstore "keeps the fire" for reading culture in the city for nearly 30 years now (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Books are categorized according to topics and genres with detail instruction (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Palm-sized books are also found here (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Books in Mao bookstore are extremely rich and diverse with many different genres. (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Visitors can visit the bookstore any day of the week from 9am - 5pm(Photo:VNP/VNA)

Not only is the bookstore, on the small attic there is also a book cafe with pretty small space serving customers to buy books. (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Amidst the hustle and bustle of life, Mao Bookstore witnesses beautiful memories from the last century to present (Photo: VNP/VNA)