Hanoi

Experience the Charm of Old and New in Hanoi

Welcome To Hanoi

Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, is a fascinating and vibrant destination with a rich history and culture. Visitors can explore the city's many attractions, including ancient temples, bustling markets, and delicious street food stalls. Some of the must-see landmarks in Hanoi include the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Temple of Literature, and the Old Quarter, with its narrow streets and colonial architecture. Hanoi is also known for its scenic lakes, such as Hoan Kiem Lake, where visitors can stroll along the waterfront and watch locals practicing tai chi. Whether you're interested in history, culture, or cuisine, Hanoi is a city that offers something for everyone.

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Top Reasons To Travel To Hanoi

Find out why travelers from all over the world are flocking to Hanoi and why it should be your next travel destination.

  1. Rich cultural heritage:

    Hanoi is a city with a rich cultural heritage, and it's evident in everything from the architecture to the food. The city is home to many historic landmarks, including the Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. Visitors can also explore the city's many museums, galleries, and theaters to learn more about Vietnam's fascinating history and culture.

  2. Stunning natural scenery:

    While Hanoi is a bustling city, it's also surrounded by stunning natural scenery. Just a short drive from the city, visitors can explore the beautiful countryside, with its rice paddies, lush forests, and peaceful villages. The nearby Halong Bay is also a popular destination, with its towering limestone cliffs, emerald waters, and peaceful floating villages.

  3. Delicious cuisine:

    Hanoi is known for its delicious food, which is a unique blend of Vietnamese, Chinese, and French influences. Some of the must-try dishes in Hanoi include pho (a noodle soup), bun cha (grilled pork with vermicelli noodles), and banh mi (a French-inspired sandwich). The city is also home to many street food vendors, offering everything from grilled meat skewers to sweet sticky rice.

  4. Shopping and nightlife:

    Hanoi is a great destination for those who love shopping and nightlife. The city has many markets and shopping districts, offering everything from souvenirs to high-end designer clothing. At night, the city comes alive, with many bars, clubs, and live music venues offering entertainment for all tastes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on our local experience to answers customer questions about Hanoi.

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Q: What is the best time of year to visit Hanoi?
A: The best time to visit Hanoi is during the autumn months from September to November, when the weather is mild and dry. Spring from March to April is also a good time to visit, but it can be crowded due to the Vietnamese New Year celebrations. Avoid visiting during the hot and humid summer months from June to August and during the rainy season from May to September.

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Q: What are some must-see attractions in Hanoi?
A: Some of the must-see attractions in Hanoi include the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Temple of Literature, the Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter. Visitors can also explore the Hanoi Opera House, the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, and the Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre.

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Q: What is the best way to get around Hanoi?
A: Walking and cycling are great ways to explore the city's narrow streets and alleyways. Taxis and ride-hailing services such as Grab are also readily available, but be sure to agree on a fare before starting your journey. The city also has an extensive public transport system, including buses, trains and metro lines.

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Q: What are some local foods that visitors should try in Hanoi?
A: Hanoi is famous for its delicious street food, such as pho (noodle soup), banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich), bun cha (grilled pork with noodles), and egg coffee. Visitors should also try cha ca (turmeric fish with noodles), nem cua be (crab spring rolls) and bun bo Nam Bo (beef noodle salad).

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Q: What are some etiquette tips for visitors in Hanoi?
A: Visitors should dress modestly and respectfully, especially when visiting temples and religious sites. It is also customary to remove your shoes before entering someone's home or certain places such as temples. Tipping is not expected in Vietnam, but it is appreciated for good service. Be sure to ask for permission before taking photos of locals, and avoid being too loud or disruptive in public spaces.

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Q: Is it safe to travel to Hanoi?
A: Hanoi is generally considered a safe city for travelers. However, it's always important to take basic precautions like avoiding walking alone at night and being aware of your surroundings in crowded areas. Visitors should also be cautious when crossing the busy roads in Hanoi, as traffic can be chaotic.

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Q: What is the nightlife like in Hanoi?
A: Hanoi has a lively nightlife scene, with plenty of bars, clubs, and live music venues to choose from. Some of the popular areas for nightlife in Hanoi include the Ta Hien street, Hanoi Night Market, Old Quarter, West Lake, and the Hoan Kiem Lake area.

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Q: What are some popular day trips from Hanoi?
A: There are several popular day trips from Hanoi, including a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Halong Bay, a visit to Ninh Binh with a lot of attractions in here like Trang An, Tam Coc, Hoa Lu ancient capital, Mua Cave, Bai Dinh Pagoda. etc, and a trip to the traditional handicraft village of Bat Trang or Quang Phu Cau Incense Village.

Best Time To Travel In Hanoi

The best time to visit Hanoi is usually from April to June or from September to December. From April - June, the days are normally hot and humid with temperatures ranging from 30-37 degrees Celcius with clear blue skies - great for photos.  September to November sees cooler temperatures of around 25 degrees Celcius - perfect for exploring the sites in Hanoi. If you’re coming to Hanoi in June, expect soaring temperatures with humidity shooting up to 80%, and the rainy season is in full swing from June to August. December in Hanoi is cool, misty, and atmospheric, however, from late December until March the weather is cold with the temperature can drop to lower than 10 degrees Celcius.

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