01 West Lake

West Lake

Ho Tay is the largest of all the lakes in Ha Noi. The lake is on the northwest part of the city. Long ago, the lake was a branch of the Red river but later, as the river changed course, the lake remained a body of water just west of the river. There are many legends associated with West Lake. The most popular is the legend of the golden...
02 Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

The Hồ Chi Minh Mausoleum (Vietnamese: Lăng Chủ tịch Hồ Chi Minh) is a large memorial to the Vietnamese leader in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is located in the center of Ba Ðình Square, which is the place where Ho read the Declaration of Independence on September 2, 1945, establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
03 One Pillar Pagoda

One Pillar Pagoda

Rivaling Cot Co as one of Hanoi’s most prominent icons, the Chua Mot Cot or the One Pillar Pagoda was constructed by Emperor Ly Thai Tong in AD 1049. Situated within the tiny Dien Huu Pagoda, also dating from the 11th century, this wooden pagoda was built, as the name suggests, on a single stone pillar, standing in an elegant lotus...
04 Army Museum

Army Museum

Hanoi, situated in the delta of the Red River and enveloped by various lakes is the, the capital city of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The word Hanoi means river interior and established in 1010 A.D, Hanoi for many centuries served as the capital of various Vietnamese dynasties. Hanoi consisting of eight inner districts and five outer...
05 Thay Pagoda

Thay Pagoda

Thầy Village (nowadays called as Thụy Khê Village) is located at the foot of Sài Sơn Mountain, and belongs to Quốc Oai District, Hà Nội. The mountain has a number of old pagodas the most well known of which is the Thầy Pagoda where is also worshipped Từ Đạo Hạnh, a monk of the Lý Dynasty who...
06 Tran Quoc pagoda

Tran Quoc pagoda

Hanoi, the capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, spreads over 2,000 square kilometers, but most important sites lie in compact areas. Touring the major landmarks of Hanoi can be interesting. You can also try a trip around West Lake that takes in the rural suburbs. Tran Quoc Pagoda in Hanoi is such a place where you can visit during...
07 Museum of Ethnology

Museum of Ethnology

Location: Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is located on Nguyen Van Huyen Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi. The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology opened at the end of 1997. Since then, it has attracted the attention of visitors as well as ethnographers and researchers from all over the world. Characteristic: It contains more than 10,000 objects,...
08 Ngoc Son Temple

Ngoc Son Temple

Location:  Ngoc Son Temple is on Hoan Kiem Lake, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. Characteristic: Hoan Kiem Lake was already considered the most beautiful lake in Hanoi when Ngoc Son Temple was built on an island in the 19th century. Initially, the temple was called Ngoc Son Pagoda and was later renamed Ngoc Son Temple, since temples are...
09 Water puppet show

Water puppet show

Water puppetry (Vietnamese: Múa rối nước, lit. "puppets that dance on water") is a tradition that dates back as far as the 11th century CE when it originated in the villages of the Red River Delta area of northern Vietnam. Today's Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique variation on the ancient Asian puppet tradition. The puppets...
10 Quan Thanh Temple

Quan Thanh Temple

Quan Thanh temple (Ha Noi) is located at the crossroads of Thanh Nien Street and Quan Thanh Street, near West Lake, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi. Built during the reign of King Ly Thai To (1010-1028) and renovated many times, the temple is also called Tran Vu temple, since it is dedicated to Huyen Thien Tran Vu (Guardian of the North of the...
11 Museum of History

Museum of History

Location: 1 Phạm Ngũ Lão, Hoàn Kiếm District, Hà Nội, Việt NamOriginally established in the 1920s as the Musée Louis Finot and housed in a building which typifies the hybrid ‘Indochinese style’ of architecture, this museum traces the history of the Vietnamese people from the earliest times to...
12 Long Bien Bridge

Long Bien Bridge

It was built in 1903 by the architects of Daydé & Pillé, a French company. Before Vietnam's independence in 1954, it was called Doumer Bridge, named after Paul Doumer - The Governor-General of French Indochina and then French president. It was, at that time, one of the longest bridges in Asia with the length of 2,500 m....
13 Old Quarter

Old Quarter

As the oldest continuously developed area of Vietnam, Hanoi's Old Quarter has a history that spans 2,000 years and represents the eternal soul of the city. Located between the Lake of the Restored Sword, the Long Bien Bridge, a former city rampart, and a citadel wall, the Old Quarter started as a snake and alligator-infested swamp. It...
14 Hanoi Museum

Hanoi Museum

Hanoi’s newest museum opened in 2010 as part of the city’s 1000th birthday celebrations. In architectural terms this is far and away the country’s most ambitious museum project. The inverted pyramid design is visually striking and is surprisingly functional. It seems to have been inspired by some of the more flamboyant...
15 Dong Xuan Market

Dong Xuan Market

Đong Xuan is the name of the largest market in Hanoi. Located in the heart of the Old Quarter, it was part of an ancient hamlet of that name before it became a street. It was built in 1889 by the French colonial administration to replace the Cau Dong (Eastern Bridge) Market situated to the east, close to the To Lich River, which was partly...
16 Truc Bach Lake

Truc Bach Lake

 Truc Bach Lake is situated adjacent to West Lake, in the south of the old Truc Bach Village, present-day Quan Thanh Ward, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi. The lake is shielded on three sides by streets full of houses. Only the western side of the lake faces Thanh Nien Road, a place where visitors can admire the calm beauty of the...
17 Cyclo Tour

Cyclo Tour

Hanoi Cyclo tours, tourists to Hanoi, especially foreign visitors, really like taking a cyclo tour around the city’s Old Quarter as well as historical and cultural relics.Hanoi tours, visitors can now choose the cyclo service that last from one hour to two hours to explore the capital’s beauty.The Ha Noi Department of Tourism has...
18 Quan Su Temple

Quan Su Temple

Quan Su Temple is a Buddhist temple located at 73 Quan Su Street, Hanoi, Vietnam. The temple is the headquarters of the Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam. Constructed in the 15th century along with a small house for visiting Buddhist ambassadors, in 1934 it became the headquarters of the Tonkin Buddhist Association and today it is...
19 Hang Gai Street (Hemp St.)

Hang Gai Street (Hemp St.)

Known as the street of silk, Hang Gai has been famous for a long time as one of the most bustling and boisterous streets in the capital city. With silk shops lined up side by side, the always crowded street is a “don’t miss area” for visitors to Hanoi. Located in Hang Gai Ward, Hoan Kiem District, the 250m-long street has 120...
20 Thanh Chuong Viet Palace

Thanh Chuong Viet Palace

Situated at a 10,000-square meter area at Day Dieu slope, Hiền Ninh commune, Soc Son district, painter Thanh Chuong began building Viet Phu (Palace) late 2001 and finished it in 2003. The palace preserves and honors Vietnamese spiritual and special art valuesThanh Chuong Viet Palace has 25 cultural works which combine...
21 Botanical Garden ( Bach Thao Park)

Botanical Garden ( Bach Thao Park)

Bach Thao Park or Hanoi Botanical Garden that is located behind Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum has been known as the green lung of the capital for more  than 100 years.The Botanical Garden of Hanoi was created in 1890 by French landscape architects. At that time it stretched over an area of 33 hectares. Although today it has shrunk to about two...
22 Ly Quoc Su Pagoda

Ly Quoc Su Pagoda

Ly Quoc Su Pagoda that is situated at  50 Ly Quoc Su street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi, worships a Buddhist Monk of the Ly Dynasty (the 10th - 12th centuries). This Monk, whose full name was Nguyen Chi Thanh, was born on 1066 in Dien Xa Village, Gia Vien District in Ninh Binh province in the reign of King Ly Thanh Tong.
23 Co Loa Festival

Co Loa Festival

Time: From the 6th to the 16th day of the first lunar month, the main festival day is on the 6th day of the first lunar month.Location: Co Loa Commune, Dong Anh District, Hanoi. Objects of worship: King An Duong Vuong. Activities: The procession of 12 hamlets and 7 villages, the procession of “alive” king in Nhoi...
24 Cu Da Village

Cu Da Village

 Cu Da Village- an ancient village in Hanoi, is located in Cu Khe commune, Thanh Oai district, about 30km from Hanoi city.There are vaulted gates. Village roads are laid with slanting bricks. On road-sides, there are old houses in ancient Viet styles, villas in French styles and newly-built ones. Houses are numbered and it might be the one...
25 Ba Vi National Park

Ba Vi National Park

 Visiting to Ba Vi National Park, visitors will be immersed in the natural scenery of majestic mountains nd take the chance to be back with the legendary of Son Tinh - Thuy Tinh being sacred and poetic.Located 50km away from the center of the capital in the west, with fresh alpine climate, Ba Vi National Park has long become an ideal...