Tag: Hanoi

Top 10 Attractions in Hanoi

With more than 1000 years of history, Hanoi is more than a capital city of Vietnam. Right! Hanoi should be put on the top first destination to visit when you travel to Vietnam. There are many things that you will…

Top Suggested Itineraries for Hanoi Tours

Hanoi City Tour Itinerary: The Old Quarter of Hanoi Ho Hoan Kiem – St Joseph’s Cathedral – Old Quarter – Dong Xuan Market – Bach Ma Temple – Ngoc Son Temple – Water Puppet Theater There’s no better place to…

Brief History of Hanoi

The area around Hanoi – the name means ‘within the waters’, a reference to the city’s close relationship with the Song Hong, or ‘Red River’ and numerous surrounding lakes – has been the site of Vietnam’s capital, on and off,…

Suggested Itineraries for Hanoi Highlights

Hanoi City Tour Itinerary Tran Quoc Pagoda – Quan Thanh Temple – Ho Chi Minh’s House and Mausoleum – On Pillar Pagoda – Cot Co Flag Tower – Temple of Literature – Bich Cau Temple – Ambassadors’ Pagoda – Maison…

Exploring Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi captivates with its beauty, and truly gets under your skin with its irrepressible vitality. The city-once named Thang Long, for a mythical ‘soaring dragon’ – is indeed rising, and the local population is clearly energized. The city’s thrust forward…

Hoan Kiem Lake at Glance

A fascinating picture of Hoan Kiem Lake made from colors of green Spring, red Summer, yellow Autumn, silver Winter.  Extra reading about guide in Vietnam or Hanoi tours here.

Highlights of Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi

Hanoi Opera House This gorgeous, historic Art Nouveau building was built near the turn of the 20th century. Unfortunately, to get inside, you’ll have to attend a performance, which are usually enjoyable but few and far between. The steps out…

Attractions in Ba Dinh District of Hanoi, Vietnam

Army Museum This museum presents the Vietnamese side of the country’s struggle against colonial powers. There are three buildings of odds and ends from both the French and American wars here, including evocative photos. Most interesting, though, is the actual…

City Layout of Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi is divided into four main sectors: Hoan Kiem, Ba Dinh, Hai BaTrung, and Dong Da. Metropolitan Hanoi includes a number of outlying areas that were once provinces, but as the population expands in number and large-scale development seeks new…