Hanoi Overview

isoCMS - Hanoi - the capital of Vietnam is one of the most popular attractions in Vietnam. It is really an interesting and must - see destination to visit and discover in Vietnam. Coming here, tourists will feel the ancient and bustling pace of life in the city. There are many stunning and beautiful spots to visit, historical and cultural heritage sites to take a visit to and a lot of interesting activities as well as delicious dishes to experience and taste.

First of all, Hanoi has a lot of cultural and historical heritage sites to visit such as: Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi Opera House, The Imperial City of Thang Long, Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi Old Quarter. These are famous places in Hanoi that you should not miss to visit and discover in order to get to know more about the history and culture of the thousand - year - old city.

Besides it, Hanoi is considered an ideal place to experience the nightlife and taste special cuisine. You will have a chance to take part in a lot of exciting activities in Hanoi's nightlife such as: wandering around the Old Quarter, drinking some "Bia Hoi" at Ta Hien Street, enjoying egg coffee. Especially, it will be so regretful if you miss the opportunity to visit Night Weekend Market to enjoy the hustling and bustling atmosphere and buy a lot of souvenirs in the market.

Last but not least, one of the most important things that you should try to experience in Hanoi that is to taste delicious and traditional foods such as: Bun cha, Pho, Cha Ca La Vong, Banh cuon. By enjoying the specialties of Hanoi, you will get to know more about everything in Hanoi and get the deep impression from it.

Places to go

Hotel in Hanoi

Shopping

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General Information

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Travel Tips

Some basic things you need to know before you pick up your luggage and hop in a flight to this 1000 year old city:

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Top Attractions

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Dong Xuan Market

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Water Puppet Theatre

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Travel Experiences

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Wander around Hanoi Old Quarter

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Food Culture

Top 10 Street Drinks in Hanoi

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Egg coffee in Hanoi

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Blogs

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Food Tour In Hanoi

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