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 20+ Top Things To Do In Hanoi (and the ONE thing NOT to do!) + MAPS

20+ Top Things To Do In Hanoi (and the ONE thing NOT to do!) + MAPS

Lê Ngọc Minh Châu - Updated July 26, 2019

Visiting Hanoi in 2019? Looking for the Best Things To Do in Hanoi or Best Hanoi Attractions?? Check out our latest Hanoi Bucket List of 2019 NOW!

2019 | Top and Tips for Hanoi Museums - Price + Opening Hours

2019 | Top and Tips for Hanoi Museums - Price + Opening Hours

Phuong Uyen - Updated October 09, 2019

Hanoi museums will surprise you by the mysterious and lively atmosphere. If you want to have a better understanding of Hanoi and Vietnam, museums are the places you must take a look. Don’t hesitate to get a chance of traveling back in time with us.

12 BEST Day Trips From Hanoi - Comparison (Inforgraphic + Photo)

12 BEST Day Trips From Hanoi - Comparison (Inforgraphic + Photo)

Lê Ngọc Minh Châu - Updated October 25, 2019

All about Day trips from Hanoi, Around Hanoi and out of Hanoi. When all the traffic and noise of Hanoi city center start to drive you mad, it's the perfect time to escape a little bit from the chaos city center and get out to the countryside on one of the Day trips from Hanoi.

2019 | Hoa Lo Prison - A Horrible Prison or A 5-Star Hilton Hotel?

2019 | Hoa Lo Prison - A Horrible Prison or A 5-Star Hilton Hotel?

Duc - Updated October 07, 2019

Hoa Lo prison (Maison Centrale or Hanoi Hilton) will help you experience the feeling when you are in a place full of darkness and silence. Here are all the things you should know about Hoa Lo prison in Hanoi, including entrance fee, opening hours and how to get to.

Old Quarter Hanoi - Fun and absolutely unmissable Hanoi Old Town!

Old Quarter Hanoi - Fun and absolutely unmissable Hanoi Old Town!

Duc - Updated August 20, 2019

Old Quarter Hanoi is the "heart and soul" of the capital city. A place to save ancient culture, memory of times and indeed the best place to visit!

What day trips from Hanoi to Ninh Binh should do & how to book?

What day trips from Hanoi to Ninh Binh should do & how to book?

Phuong Uyen - Updated August 04, 2019

Day trips from Hanoi to Ninh Binh has more things to do than your expectation of a day trip from the city. If you want to get away from a bustling city to a majestic and impressive natural space, let plan your day trips from Hanoi to Ninh Binh and start making your itinerary!

20 Things to do in Mai Chau - Activities & Attractions

20 Things to do in Mai Chau - Activities & Attractions

Lê Ngọc Minh Châu - Updated July 30, 2019

Mai Chau is a small town will give you the best experience of the life of Vietnamese ethnic minorities and let’s take a look at this list of things to do in Mai Chau.

BEST Day Trip from Hanoi to Halong Bay

BEST Day Trip from Hanoi to Halong Bay

Phuong Uyen - Updated July 30, 2019

Day trip from Hanoi to Halong Bay is a great idea that can’t miss in your Vietnam journey if you happen to be in Hanoi for some days. Just about 150 kilometers far from the center of Hanoi, it only takes around 2-3 hours to go from Hanoi to Halong Bay.

[MUST KNOW] Best Hanoi Day Trip To Sapa

[MUST KNOW] Best Hanoi Day Trip To Sapa

Phuong Uyen - Updated July 30, 2019

Hanoi day trip to Sapa - an adventurous journey! Sapa is a beautiful land located at the North from Hanoi city. Someone says it likes a young girl hiding behind the clouds with the mysterious beauty and is waiting for you to explore. Consider a day trip to Sapa when you are in Hanoi!

11 Things to do in Hanoi with KIDS - Travel with kids? No worries!

11 Things to do in Hanoi with KIDS - Travel with kids? No worries!

Lê Ngọc Minh Châu - Updated July 13, 2019

Things to do in Hanoi with kids isn't a problem anymore! Find connecting everyone while taking good care of your children isn't that hard HERE!

Hoan Kiem Lake - 6 Impressive Facts Behind The Sacred Heart of Hanoi

Hoan Kiem Lake - 6 Impressive Facts Behind The Sacred Heart of Hanoi

Duc - Updated October 22, 2019

Do you wonder what is behind the ancient site that holds the story and the value of the old-time of Hanoi? If “yes”, let’s explore the stunning beauty of Hoan Kiem Lake with us!

Tran Quoc Pagoda - 7 Reasons Why You Should Visit This Place Once During Your Getaway

Tran Quoc Pagoda - 7 Reasons Why You Should Visit This Place Once During Your Getaway

Duc - Updated October 29, 2019

If you are wondering whether Tran Quoc Pagoda is worth paying a visit, don’t hesitate! Let us show you 7 reasons why the pagoda should be listed as a must-visit destination!

Bat Trang Village - Do-it-yourself at the Ceramic Village Hanoi

Bat Trang Village - Do-it-yourself at the Ceramic Village Hanoi

Duc - Updated July 13, 2019

Bat Trang Village is an old village famous for the tradition of making porcelain and pottery items that are still favored by many tourists. This is a promising place for the amazing journey in Hanoi, Vietnam. You can find all the information about map, entrance fee and guide to Bat Trang Ceramic Village here.

Imperial Citadel of Thang Long Hanoi - An UNESCO World Heritage Site

Imperial Citadel of Thang Long Hanoi - An UNESCO World Heritage Site

Duc - Updated May 22, 2019

Situated at the heart of Hanoi, the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi (Hoang Thanh Thanh Long) has been a Unesco World Heritage Site since 2010. Let explore Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Hanoi with AZ Local Trip.

Vietnam Military History Museum Hanoi | Entrance Fee - Opening Hours

Vietnam Military History Museum Hanoi | Entrance Fee - Opening Hours

Duc - Updated May 23, 2019

Vietnam Military History Museum Hanoi is one of the six national museums in Vietnam. This is your chance to acquire knowledge about the Vietnam wars and to know about courageous Vietnamese people.

Dong Xuan Market - 6 Most Frequent Questions From Foreign Visitors About Dong Xuan Market

Dong Xuan Market - 6 Most Frequent Questions From Foreign Visitors About Dong Xuan Market

Duc - Updated October 24, 2019

Whether it’s traditional stalls or the new street-food store, Dong Xuan market offers memorable experiences – and more interesting presents you have never known before!

Hanoi Train Street | 7 reasons to fall in love with Train Street Hanoi!

Hanoi Train Street | 7 reasons to fall in love with Train Street Hanoi!

Duc - Updated July 15, 2019

Are you finding a hidden place called TRAIN STREET HANOI? Now or never check out 7 reasons why you should visit this place!!!

Bach Ma Temple - Opening Hours, Entrance Fee to History Guardian's God

Bach Ma Temple - Opening Hours, Entrance Fee to History Guardian's God

Duc - Updated May 23, 2019

Bach Ma Temple Hanoi (or White Horse Temple) is the Eastern Guardian God Temple of the old Thang Long Citadel and it's known for its extraordinary architectural design.

2019 | Ho Chi Minh Museum | From Hours-Price to Great Father's Life

2019 | Ho Chi Minh Museum | From Hours-Price to Great Father's Life

Duc - Updated May 23, 2019

All about HO CHI MINH MUSEUM, from the information for opening hours, ticket price, dress code to A FURTHER INSIGHT INTO UNCLE HO’S LIFE. Uncle Ho is Vietnam Great Father and everything about his life before is displayed in Ho Chi Minh Museum.

Lotte Center Hanoi - The City’s Finest Observation Deck

Lotte Center Hanoi - The City’s Finest Observation Deck

Duc - Updated April 27, 2019

Lotte Center Hanoi is a vast complex of large department stores, 5-star hotel, top class business offices, 65th-floor observation deck, and residence conveniences.

Vietnam Museum of Revolution - The History of Conflict and Revolution

Vietnam Museum of Revolution - The History of Conflict and Revolution

Duc - Updated March 29, 2019

Vietnamese has always been proud of the resplendent history of their country. Vietnam Museum of Revolution Hanoi will help tourists have a more clear view of Vietnamese modern history.

St Joseph's Cathedral Hanoi - Paris in a glimpse!

St Joseph's Cathedral Hanoi - Paris in a glimpse!

Duc - Updated July 13, 2019

Built by the French colonial government, St. Joseph's Cathedral Hanoi is described as the Notre Dame de Paris in the heart of Hanoi and a must-visit place for tourists.

One Pillar Pagoda - A Thorough Guide To Explore One Pillar Pagoda From A To Z

One Pillar Pagoda - A Thorough Guide To Explore One Pillar Pagoda From A To Z

Duc - Updated October 21, 2019

You don’t know how to have the best moments in One Pillar Pagoda and explore the local custom here? Don’t worry! This article will be your light at the end of the tunnel!

Temple of Literature - 8 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know

Temple of Literature - 8 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know

Duc - Updated October 11, 2019

Want to know more about Temple of Literature of Hanoi? Here we are! 4 interesting facts in this article will show you a very different view of this famous temple!

Ba Dinh Square - Explore This Historic Milestone Through 5W1H Questions! (2019 Updated)

Ba Dinh Square - Explore This Historic Milestone Through 5W1H Questions! (2019 Updated)

Duc - Updated November 05, 2019

BA DINH SQUARE – A HISTORIC PLACE YOU MUST GO. Ba Dinh Square is the solemn place where president Ho Chi Minh read the Proclamation of Independence on September 2, 1945, giving birth to the People’s Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

Thong Nhat Park Hanoi (Lenin Park) - Shaded and Vibrant City Park

Thong Nhat Park Hanoi (Lenin Park) - Shaded and Vibrant City Park

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

Thong Nhat Park Hanoi is the perfect choice for you in the boiling weather to cool down. Besides, it was regarded as the respect of Vietnamese to Lenin as well as the high expectation for the reunification of people in the war. Here, you can see what the locals do in their downtime.

Ngoc Son Temple - Little known things about this ancient temple in history

Ngoc Son Temple - Little known things about this ancient temple in history

Duc - Updated October 21, 2019

Hoan Kiem lake and Ngoc Son temple are always in the heart of Hanoi, of Vietnamese people, in the most graceful and affectional way. The temple is also a sacred place, where students can pray for the advantage in exams, studies.

Vietnamese Women’s Museum Hanoi - Entrance Fee | Opening Hours

Vietnamese Women’s Museum Hanoi - Entrance Fee | Opening Hours

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

Vietnamese Women’s Museum Hanoi is a community repository of the history of Vietnamese women throughout 54 ethnic community groups. Check out Vietnam Women's Museum Entrance Fee, Opening Hours and more.

Hanoi Flag Tower - Opening Hours & Entrance Fee of The Hanoi's Symbol

Hanoi Flag Tower - Opening Hours & Entrance Fee of The Hanoi's Symbol

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

Hanoi Flag Tower once belonged to Thang Long Citadel. This is the attraction that we highly recommend visitors to come and see all the historical evidence if you are interested in Vietnam history.

Vietnam Fine Arts Museum - Most Diverse Artwork Collection In Vietnam

Vietnam Fine Arts Museum - Most Diverse Artwork Collection In Vietnam

Duc - Updated June 04, 2019

Vietnam Fine Arts Museum Hanoi displays collections of artworks and the development of art throughout the length of Vietnamese history. Do you want to fully understand the value of classical and contemporary art in Vietnam Fine Arts Museum? 

Hanoi Police Museum - Vietnamese People's Public Security Force

Hanoi Police Museum - Vietnamese People's Public Security Force

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

Hanoi Police Museum or Museum of People’s Public Security provides information about Vietnamese public security force through different development phases. Here are a few things you should know about this museum.

Hanoi Ancient House - Entrance Fee, Opening Hours & Architecture 2019

Hanoi Ancient House - Entrance Fee, Opening Hours & Architecture 2019

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

Hanoi Ancient House (Ma May Ancient House) is a traditional house where tourists can have a better understanding of lifestyle and daily activities of old Hanoian.

2019 | B52 Victory Museum - The Wreckage of US Fighter Plane In Hanoi

2019 | B52 Victory Museum - The Wreckage of US Fighter Plane In Hanoi

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

B52 Victory Museum is dedicated to the the history of the Vietnamese revolution, the First Indochina War and the Vietnam War. Let's check out our guide to the B52 Victory Museum Hanoi.

Hang Da Market - From A Historical Witness To A Modern Shopping Mall

Hang Da Market - From A Historical Witness To A Modern Shopping Mall

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

Hang Da market is a historical witness throughout many changing events from the prosperous phase of trade to the era struggling against French colonists, U.S army. Along with Dong Xuan market, Hang Da market is a significant place, evoking meaningful memories about unique traditional culture

Old City Gate Hanoi - The Last Remaining Gate of Thang Long Citadel

Old City Gate Hanoi - The Last Remaining Gate of Thang Long Citadel

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

The Old City Gate Hanoi - O Quan Chuong is a tourist attraction in Hanoi Old Quarter that should not be missed. It is the only one out of 21 original entrances to the old Thang Long Citadel to survive over a thousand years.

Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural - Map and Hours of the Guinness Record

Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural - Map and Hours of the Guinness Record

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural is a ceramic mosaic mural along the walls of the Red River dike system in Hanoi. This is not only a gate into the discovery of Vietnam and its people but also an unbelievable and delicate artwork.

Vietnam National Museum of History | Opening Hours and Local Tips

Vietnam National Museum of History | Opening Hours and Local Tips

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

Vietnam National Museum of History is home to rich and diverse collections of historical relics and thematic exhibitions on Vietnamese culture and history. The museum gives visitors a broad overview of the development of Vietnam from the prehistoric period through the national formation period.

Ba Vi National Park - 2019 Map & Guide to Explore the Tropical Forest

Ba Vi National Park - 2019 Map & Guide to Explore the Tropical Forest

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

Ba Vi National Park is considered as a green lung of Hanoi. The diversity and unique of pristine nature attract us magically, ranging from great lush tropical forest of South East Asia to green humid forest with many creepers. You may need this map and guide to make the most of your time here.

West Lake Hanoi (Ho Tay Lake) - A Popular Place For Recreation

West Lake Hanoi (Ho Tay Lake) - A Popular Place For Recreation

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

West Lake Hanoi is the perfect place if you are looking for a short respite from Hanoi. This is Hanoi’s largest freshwater lake, attracts thousands of residents and tourists seeking a sanctuary of great natural beauty formed by one of Vietnamese four sacred temples and Vietnam’s oldest pagoda.

Ta Hien Street (Beer Street) - A Backpacker’s Haven in Hanoi!

Ta Hien Street (Beer Street) - A Backpacker’s Haven in Hanoi!

Duc - Updated July 13, 2019

Ta Hien Street, you might overhear or even get invited to Ta Hien and grab some beer in these burning hot days in Hanoi. Ta Hien Street is a must-visit place in Hanoi Old Quarter not only for beer lovers and night owls but also Vietnamese cuisine and culture enthusiast.

Hanoi Night Market - Live like a Local!

Hanoi Night Market - Live like a Local!

Duc - Updated July 13, 2019

Hanoi night market, the place bridges the gap between tourists and locals. Founded in the Old Quarter, visitors can also have chances to taste several types of Vietnamese street food, enjoying intriguing cultural activities and purchasing a diversity of goods.

Nghia Do Park - Famous Playground of Hanoian

Nghia Do Park - Famous Playground of Hanoian

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

Nghia Do Park is a suitable for families, friends or couples to go picnic here, playing some activity games and enjoy the atmosphere. Spending a half day in Nghia Do Park, you will get more relaxed and pleased as well as understand the morning or afternoon activities of the locals.

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology - Entrance Fee, Opening Hours and Guide

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology - Entrance Fee, Opening Hours and Guide

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology Hanoi is definitely your cup of tea if you are those who are keen to learn about the multicultural features of 54 ethnic groups of Vietnam and those who appreciate an environmentally-friendly space.

French Quarter Hanoi - French Architecture in the heart of Hanoi

French Quarter Hanoi - French Architecture in the heart of Hanoi

Duc - Updated July 13, 2019

French Quarter Hanoi - an artistic, antique corner with a charming and elegant beauty, is an indispensable part of Hanoi, which reminisces of French colonial era. With all these hotels, restaurants and attractions, hope you can make great memories here!

Long Bien Market - A Mouth-watering Fruit and Vegetable Wholesale Market

Long Bien Market - A Mouth-watering Fruit and Vegetable Wholesale Market

Duc - Updated May 29, 2019

Long Bien market is one of the most important in Red River Delta region and the 2nd biggest markets in Hanoi (after Dong Xuan Market). It has been operating for over 20 years.

FREE and CHEAP Things to do in Hanoi (CAN’T MISS)

FREE and CHEAP Things to do in Hanoi (CAN’T MISS)

Lê Ngọc Minh Châu - Updated July 05, 2019

Free and Cheap things to do in Hanoi are suitable for those who hope to use their budget economically and make their trip unforgettable. The list is based on my personal experience and knowledge as well as so many experienced locals

Long Bien Bridge Hanoi – A Symbol of Courageousness During War

Long Bien Bridge Hanoi – A Symbol of Courageousness During War

Duc - Updated July 13, 2019

You want to visit a historic attraction with the whole view of Hanoi from the top? You want to see another aspect of the world of Hanoi? Pick a trip reaching to Long Bien bridge and all your demands will be satisfied.

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum | Further insight into Vietnam Great Father's life

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum | Further insight into Vietnam Great Father's life

Lê Ngọc Minh Châu - Updated October 24, 2019

What to see and do at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex, including tips, opening hours, dress code, entrance fee, ticket and even the information inside!

North, Central or South Vietnam? - Guide For Your Vietnam Trip

North, Central or South Vietnam? - Guide For Your Vietnam Trip

Lê Ngọc Minh Châu - Updated July 26, 2019

Have you decided yet? For a limited holiday, where should you choose to start your journey: North, Central or South Vietnam? To choose your next destination in Vietnam, you will need to think about what interests you. This guide would help!