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Hanoi is categorised as Heritage

West Hanoi (Photo Courtesy: Hieucd)
An outdoor exhibit at the Museum of Ethnology (Photo Courtesy: Rungbachduong)
Entrance to the Museum of Ethnology (Photo Courtesy: Rungbachduong)
Hoa Lu Views (Photo Courtesy: Kien1980v)
Inside One Pillar Pagoda (Photo Courtesy: Gryffindor)
Limestone Mountain in Hoa Lu (Photo Courtesy: DoktorMax)
Main Gate to the Temple of Literature (Photo Courtesy: Greg Willis)
One Pillar Pagoda (Photo Courtesy: Ruud)
Second Courtyard and Khue Van pavilion (Photo Courtesy: Chuoibk)
Tam Coc (Photo Courtesy: LigerCommon)
Thien Quang Well (Photo Courtesy: Dennis Jarvis)
Trang Tien Plaza (Photo Courtesy: blue_quartz)
Trung Hoa Nhan Chinh Area (Photo Courtesy: Hieucd)
Water Puppet Theatre (Photo Courtesy: Adam)

Reasons to Visit
  • Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and major political center.
  • Hanoi is a millennial old city retaining several heritage monuments and temples from the era of French and Indo – Chinese colonization.
  • Hanoi is renowned for its bustling local shopping districts, scenic lakes and pagodas.
  • Hanoi’s Museums of History, Ethnology and military offer a profound glance at the city’s complex history.
  • Hanoi has a bustling shopping scene from across the old quarters to luxury French quarters.
  • Hanoi countryside biking – Hanoi biking tours are best way to explore the ancient villages, temples and pagodas through diverse routes. Hanoi bowling alleys – Hanoi has several wide bowling alleys famous among the youngsters.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Hanoi
  • Hanoi is connected by Air with Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin (Ernakulam), Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi

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    Ho Chi Minh mausoleum located in the center of Ba dinh Square is a memorial dedicated to Ho Chi Minh, the former president of Vietnam who sacrificed his life for the freedom of the country. It is a prominent historic monument where the declaration of independence was read. The structure is made of granite and marble and safeguards the embalmed body of Ho Chi Min.
    Historic Site
    One Pillar Pagoda, one of Vietnam's iconic structures is a historic Buddhist temple Built in 1049. The temple's wooden base clasping to the single stone pillar represents a lotus flower blooming out of the water. The pagoda hosts Buddha bathing ceremony annually which attracts monks and laymen from across the country.
    Buddhist Monastery
    Temple of Literature is a temple of Confucius where the first imperial university of Vietnam was set up. The temple is spread across 58,000 sq. ft and consists of 5 courtyards surrounded by huge brick walls and pillars. The temple hosts water puppet shows and New year ceremonies where artworks are distributed as gifts.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Hanoi old quarter is the busiest suburb In Hanoi where merchants and artisans once gathered to trade goods. The place is full of activity as the bustling shops and eateries offer a wide variety of options. Travelers visit the streets to get a glimpse at the thriving culture scene of Hanoi unfolding in time.
    Water puppetry is a unique art form exclusive to Vietnam and is widely popular around the country. Thang long theatre in historic center of Hanoi hosts several Water puppetry shows. The art form is dated back to 11th century and continued till the present day through ponds in villages, portable tanks and specially built pool stages.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Live Performances
    Lake or Riverside
    City Lake
    High Street
    Museum of Ethnology is a modern museum in Hanoi. The museum has handicrafts, tools and artifacts on display where travelers can learn about all 54 officially recognized ethnic groups of Vietnam and their way of life.
    Textile Museum
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    Bai Dinh Temple is an ancient structure built in the Chinese architectural style during the 17th century. The temple worships King Le Dai Hanh. Le temple is also built in the same architectural style and worships king Le. The temples depict the heritage of Dinh and Le dynasties.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Hoa Lu is the first capital of Vietnam during the 11th century and now one of the most famous tourist spots in Vietnam. The village consists of rivers, rich paddy fields, heritage temples and lime stone mountains. The annual festival of Hoa Lu is celebrated in the village to commemorate the ancient Vietnamese history and traditions.
    Village Visit
    Tuan Chau Wharf is an island famous for its various tourist attractions like dolphin watching, performing seal club, animal circus club, golf courses, ornamental fish lakes and beaches. The island has various premium villas set among stunning seashores.
    Marine Life watching
    Thien Cung cave is a beautiful primitive cave in south west Halong bay renowned for its brilliant mineral formations and radiance. The abstract stalactite and stalagmite formations artificially lit by neon lights teleport the tourists into an era of folk tales and legends.
    Heritage Site

Destinations within reach from Hanoi

  • Sapa ( 317 Km )

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  • Noi Bai International Airport ( HAN ) , Hanoi
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