The Hanoi Train Street is one of the prominent tourist attractions in Vietnam that draws millions of visitors from across the globe, every year. It is truly a unique and fascinating sight as the trains travel through the narrow street, which is a major residential area and a commercial street too. Actress Rima Kallingal who is enjoying a holiday in Vietnam has been posting fascinating pictures from the famed Train Street of Hanoi.
The actress is seen enjoying the famous egg coffee at one of the cafes near the train tracks. She has also visited iconic Mua caves which is recognized by the UNESCO as a world heritage site. Rima who loves travelling often travels solo or with her friends.
Cafes on tracks
Vietnam is a favourite destination of travel enthusiasts including celebrities. Recently, young actress Shalin Zoya too had been to the beautiful country. Vietnam is one of the countries where you could travel without burning a hole in your pocket. Moreover, the country offers an array of incredible sights, ancient places and many other incredible tourist destinations .
The cafes near the single line train tracks in Hanoi is a hot spot for tourism. Lots of travellers reach here after seeing beautiful pictures of the place on Instagram. These cafes are situated just a meter away from the tracks. Interestingly, there aren’t any boundary walls that separate the tracks and the cafes. The tourists can walk on the tracks when they are free. Those who run the cafes would give alerts through loud speakers five minutes before the trains arrive.
The street which is around 300 meters long has lots of European style buildings and bungalows as Vietnam was a French colony until one hundred years ago. It was in 2017 that cafes were opened beside the train tracks. Now, there are more than twenty cafes near the train tracks, serving hot coffee and delicious snacks.
The egg coffee of Vietnam
Egg coffee is a popular beverage in Vietnam. The unique preparation is what makes this beverage stand out. The Jiang café in Hanoi is famous for its rich and creamy egg coffee.
The coffee is prepared using egg yolks, sugar, condensed milk and Robusta coffee. This item was invented in 1940 when there was severe shortage for milk in Vietnam. Now, the egg coffee has become an iconic item; and the tourists who visit Vietnam makes sure to taste it.