Hanoi Points of interest

Hanoi Travel: Points of Interest & Attractions

Welcome to Hanoi points of interest, a city that is known for its peaceful corners. Explore top things to do from the temple of literature, the Hoan Kiem lake with the pagoda, the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum and the water puppetry theater that are probably on the list of every visitor. Also the French colonial buildings are worth seeing: the cathedral, the opera house, history museum, the government guest house, the metropolis hotel and the ocher-colored city villas. Most of the sights are close to each other, so you can reach them on foot or by a short motorcycle taxis or simply book a Vietnam day trips let the rest to your tour guide.

The Old Town is located on the north of Hoan Kiem Lake with adjoining streets that today are the most vibrant neighborhood full of shops where travelers mainly get their souvenirs, clothes, shoes, bags, books and CDs. Also, many restaurants, pubs, hotels, travel agencies and some traditional craft shops are located within the Hanoi old quarter. The area was once the district reserved for the thirty-six tradesmen that can still be recognized by their street names; so is the Hang Bac for silversmiths, the Hang Ma for paper-making and the Hang Dao for Silk Tailors.

Hanoi sights, Points of Interest & places to visit

hanoi temple of literature

Temple of literature

lotte tower hanoi vietnam

Hanoi lotte tower

front gate of Vietnamese woman museum in Hanoi

Vietnamese Women Museum

BACH MA TEMPLE HANOI

Bach Ma Temple

hai ba trung temple hanoi

Hai Ba Trung Temple

Ho Tay west lake hanoi

Ho Tay

St Joseph cathedral Hanoi

St Joseph Cathedral

Long Bien Bridge Hanoi

Long Bien Bridge

Dong Xuan Market Hanoi

Dong Xuan Market

one pillar pagoda hanoi

One pillar pagoda

imperial citadel of thang long hanoi

Thang Long Citadel

Hanoi police museum

Hanoi police museum

Tran Quoc Pagoda hanoi west lake

Tran Quoc Pagoda

More about Hanoi points of Interest

Once in Hanoi, visitors have opportunity to get to know a proud capital and charming capital of Vietnam, which in 2010 generously celebrated its 1000th anniversary. Despite the influence of many siege powers from different parts of the world, the inhabitants of Hanoi have successfully maintained their own culture and society. Hanoi is considered to be the most important cultural center of Vietnam, with a large number of universities, some of which are ancient, partly under French rule, and partly after the Communist takeover of the country. The page Hanoi points of interest including must see sites as well as historic, lakes and some old houses.

hanoi points of interest

Other points of interest in Hanoi include the Ho Chi Minh worship and socialism, such as the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Vietnamese Revolution Museum and the Lenin statue, with its adjacent park. Even far away from the socialist elements of the city, however, there is much to discover, for example in the “Old Quarter”, the Museum of Vietnamese History and other parts of the city, which are described in more detail in the following section.

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MOC CHAU PLATEAU 2 days 1 night ( stay in Moc Chau Arena)

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Mekong Delta: My Tho – Ben Tre Full Day Tour from Saigon

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Mekong Delta Cai Be & Vinh Long full day tour from Saigon

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Half Day Cu Chi Tunnels Tour Experience

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Ho Chi Minh City Full Day Guided Tour

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Day Tour Halong Bay Small Group Adventure

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Tour to Mai Chau Valley from Hanoi

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Private tour of Sapa in Cat Cat – Y Linh Ho – Lao chai – Ta Van

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Private Half Day Water Puppet Show at Dao Thuc Village

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Day Trip to Bat Trang and Dong Ho Village

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Day Tour to Duong Lam Ancient Village from Hanoi

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Full Day Excursion to Trang An and Hoa Lu

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Half a day cooking class in Hanoi

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Full Day Guided Tour of Hanoi

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Hanoi Must see tour in the afternoon

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Half a day Hanoi culture city tour

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Experience street food dinner tour in Hanoi

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Hanoi Street food tour with market visit

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Best of South Vietnam Christmas deals

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Christmas Vietnam Family holiday

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5 Day Ho Chi Minh City Dalat Golf Package

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3 day golf tour in Ho Chi Minh City

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Hanoi Golf tour 5 days including Halong Bay Cruise

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4 Day Hanoi Luxury Golf Tour

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Hanoi 3 day Golf Tour

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Best Northern Vietnam Holiday

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Charming trip to Vietnam North to South

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Adventure to Mai Chau Pu Luong

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Mai Chau Adventure & Homestay tour

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Sapa trekking & ethnic markets tour

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Hanoi Halong Bay Tour Package

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Ho Chi Minh City Tour

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Hanoi, Trang An tour

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Northern Vietnam family holiday

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Vietnam Adventure Tour North South

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