38 Best Places to Visit In Hanoi
As the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is home to a large number of must-see attractions. Museums and pagodas scatter the city and Hoan Kiem Lake serves as the centre point to reach just anywhere. Hanoi Old Quarter, the cultural, dining, entertainment and shopping heart of the city is worth the majority of your time to discover. If you plan a trip to Hanoi, spare at least a couple of days to explore the city.
Keangnam Hanoi Landmark 72
More than a versatile multiplex in Hanoi with an ingenious and modern architecture, Keangnam Hanoi Landmark 72 is a realm within the capital city that brings all your living needs in one place.
Phu Tay Ho
About 4 kilometers to the west of the Hanoi center, Phu Tay Ho lies on the quiet and peaceful peninsula of ancient Nghi Tam village, West Lake, Quang An ward, Tay Ho district.
Quang Ba Flower Market
Without the normal hustle and bustle of normal markets, Quang Ba Flower Market is charming in its own way.
Quan Thanh Temple
Located on Thanh Nien Street, Quan Thanh Ward, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Quan Thanh Temple is a Taoist temple and known as one of Hanoi’s four sacred temples which were built to worship four protectors in four directions.
Co Loa Citadel
Being a cultural heritage, a testament to the creativity and technical skills of the old Vietnamese, Co Loa Citadel is definitely an ideal tourist destination that visitors cannot ignore when visiting Hanoi.
Hanoi Train Street
Though not officially a street, Hanoi Train Street has attracted huge attention from youngsters both locally and internationally.
Hang Be Market
Besides the historical relics, ancient houses, 36 street corners in the Old Quarter, local markets play a vital role in clearly showing the daily life of Hanoian. Hang Be Market is one of them.
Long Bien Market
Hanoi at night is not just glamoured with well-lit boulevards but also a lively trading scene at Long Bien market.
Hoa Lo Prison
Hanoi is jam-packed with cultural and historical sites. Among those, history buffs cannot ignore Hoa Lo Prison.
Tran Quoc Pagoda
Located on a small peninsula on the East side of West Lake, Tran Quoc Pagoda is regarded as the most ancient pagoda in Hanoi with its history line of more than 1,500 years.
Ly Quoc Su Pagoda
Located at 50 Ly Quoc Su Street in the Old Quarter, only 50m from St Joseph's Cathedral, Ly Quoc Su Pagoda is one of the oldest ones of its kind in Hanoi.
Saint Joseph Cathedral
Saint Joseph Cathedral, located at 40 Nha Chung street, Hanoi, is a Roman Catholic cathedral with neo- gothic style, which was built about 120 years ago.
Bat Trang Pottery Village
Bat Trang, traditional porcelain and pottery village with history of seven centuries, is an interesting attraction in Hanoi that tourists should put on their list.
Hanoi Opera House
Amid the flow of Hanoi’s history of 1000 years old, Hanoi Opera House proudly stands at the heart of central Hanoi as one of its most famous architectural and cultural symbol.
Hanoi Ancient House at 87 Ma May Street
Ma May ancient house is an open attraction preserved to introduce Hanoi's ancient architecture and way of living and, at the same time, suggest the idea of protecting the history and cultural value.
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