Hanoi is the thousand year capital with ancient monuments, attractions and peaceful life. If you have time to travel Hanoi, you will have unforgettable experience and activities here with the Hoan Kiem Lake, West Lake, some quiet cafe and street vendors.
Hoan Kiem Lake – Ngoc Son Temple – The Huc Bridge
Hoan Kiem Lake is located in the city center with ancient Turtle Tower located in the middle of the lakes. Aside from Hoan Kiem Lake are the impressive buildings and precious heritage of the city: Pen Tower, Ngoc Son Temple, TheHuc Bridge leading into the Tran Ba Temple…
Hanoi St. Joseph’s Cathedral
This place is the typical architecture of Hanoi. The pleasant space making this a destination attracts many young people as well as international visitors. You can experience morning coffee at some coffee shop nearby and enjoy the chilly weather of Hanoi’s autumn as well as watching local people’s daily life, the streets and the scenery of ancient cathedral.
Tran Quoc Pagoda
Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the oldest pagodas in Hanoi with more than 1500 years old, located on Thanh Nien Street, in the south of West Lake. Nowadays, Tran Quoc Pagoda is not only famous for its ancient and wide architecture and beautiful landscapes but also the fresh cool green space. All created an overall architecture, history, culture and nature perfectly.
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex
You cannot forget to visit the Parliament which is the political center of Vietnam, the Presidential Palace, and historic Ba Dinh Square where President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum kept the great president’s body. The Complex also had Ho Chi Minh Museum, Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda.
Hanoi Old Quarter
The highlight of Hanoi is 36 ancient streets still retains from the 19th century. You can wander all day on the old town; explore the peaceful and homely place of the capital of Hanoi. Going to a new place where you feel the beauty of the human Hanoi, close and familiar.
Hanoi Opera House
Hanoi Opera House is a smaller version of the Opéra Garnier in Paris, located at No.01 Trang Tien Street, right at the city center. The Opera House was the place organizing many great events of the country as well as cultural activities, performing arts. This place is one of the important cultural centers of the capital.
Temple Of Literature
This is the first university of Vietnam and also one of the most popular destinations in Hanoi. There are many students; pupils come here for wishing luck for their exams or study. This attraction brings a lot of unique architectural as well as cultural values. This is the must-visit place when you come to Hanoi.
Hanoi West Lake
Located not far from the city center, West Lake is the largest lake in Hanoi area. You can rent bicycles to travel around the West Lake. The most appropriate time for you to come here is at sunset then you can watch the magnificent sunset scenery. Besides the West Lake is the old Nghi Tam village, it still retains the elegant ancient hobby of Hanoi human which is bonsai. Ngu Xa village famous for rolled noodles…
Bat Trang Ceramic Village
Located far from Hanoi about 20km, you can reach the Bat Trang Ceramic Village by motorbike or by bus. Bat Trang ceramics production is famous for its quality and unique throughout the country for a long time. You can go around a village and watch a lot of pottery and ceramic productions, the road through the village is the unique coal drying walls or rustic old houses.
Duong Lam Ancient Village
Vietnam Ancient village remains unchanged and intangible objects in the way of the ancients lived. Visitors come here can enjoy traditional lunch at the ancient courtyard house and hear local people’s stories, visit the mossy walls. The most interesting is you can rent a bike and ride around the village. This is also the place to launch a lot of extremely beautiful photos.