Best time to visit Hanoi :
Hanoi’s climate is also divided into four distinct seasons, each with its own beauty, so you can travel here at any time of the year. However, according to the travel experiences of Hanoi, the city is most famous during the flower seasons and especially in the autumn of Hanoi.
Hanoi is inundated with flowers all year round such as cherry blossom (January), ban flower (February), milk flower (March), lotus (summer), milk flower (September – October). , chrysanthemum mi (October – December) …
Autumn – early winter:
Always enter into poetry with so many romance, Hanoi at the autumn to early winter is the best time in the city. The weather at this time is less hot, mild sun, in the cold, more scent of flowers and milk spreads throughout the streets.
Transportation in Hanoi :
Renting a motorbike in Hanoi is very simple. You can contact the hotel or call the car rental service directly. The price of a car is about 100,000 – 150,000 VND / day.
For a comfortable travel, you can choose to travel by taxi. In Hanoi We provide family taxi service with the best price you can call 24/7 phone +84.327.207.207
A typical image of the old town is the cyclo is still kept for tourism. You can easily catch a cyclo while in the old town, walking around the small streets while listening to interesting stories from the cyclo driver.
Another interesting way to get around the old town is the tram. Tickets are sold at the Hoan Kiem lake bank for 15.000 VND / trip 15 minutes.
Tourist places in Hanoi:
Locations near the city center.
Gathering in the central area are places that cannot be missed when traveling to Hanoi, so you don’t need to go far to have “conquered” quite a lot of capital land already!
Hoan Kiem lake
Located in the heart of the capital is Hoan Kiem lake – the lake associated with the important historical story of the capital. Around Hoan Kiem Lake is also a complex of historical architecture, becoming a place not to be missed for anyone traveling to Hanoi.
Relics in Hoan Kiem lake area: Turtle Tower, Ngoc Son Temple, The Huc Bridge, Thap But, Radio Research, Hoa Phong Tower …
Address: Right in the middle of the old town, in Hoan Kiem district
Old Quarter Area
It can be said that “36 streets” is what has made Hanoi’s reputation. Starting out as a residential area outside the imperial city, the neighborhood has been bustling for several hundred years with handicraft and trade activities.
Coming to the old town today, you still enjoy the ancient space, the timeless color of low-style houses, tiled roofs, moss walls.
Places to visit in the old town: Bach Ma temple, 87 Ma May old house, O Quan Chuong, and of course, an indispensable “treasure” of cuisine here.
Dong Xuan market
Saigon has Ben Thanh market and Hanoi has Dong Xuan market. Present in the 19th century, Dong Xuan market is still the largest wholesale market in the North. But if you are a tourist wishing to buy some souvenirs, the market also retails some items such as fashion, accessories, home appliances …
Address: The market is located right in the old town area, you can easily walk from there to the sightseeing market
Opening hours: 8:00 – 18:00
Hanoi Opera House was built by the French based on the model of Opera Garnier (Paris), with the desire to turn this place into a cultural – art center of that time.
The current Opera House is the main venue for important events and activities of the capital. Besides, the theater also opens sightseeing tours combined with enjoying the unique Vietnamese Soul show to serve Hanoi tourists.
Address: 01 Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem District
Tour time: 10:30 – 12:00 Monday and Friday. Ticket price 400,000 VND / person
You will not be difficult to find the cathedral in the busy old town area. Featuring a typical Gothic architecture, along with a stained lime wall that has turned color over time, the cathedral brings an ancient atmosphere to the surrounding area.
Address: 40 Nha Chung, Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem District
Opening hours: 8:00 – 21:00.
Ba Dinh Square – Uncle Ho’s Mausoleum
As one of the most important historical monuments of the capital, Ba Dinh Square is the place where Uncle Ho read the Declaration of Independence, and is now the place where Uncle Ho’s mausoleum is located to commemorate his merit.
The campus behind the mausoleum is the Presidential Palace relic – where Uncle Ho lived and worked in the 1960s. There are stilt houses, fish ponds, and rustic gardens, allowing visitors to learn more about Uncle Ho’s simple life. during his life.
Time to visit Uncle Ho’s Mausoleum:
Open every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
Hot season (April 1 – October 31): 7:30 – 10:30 (weekends open until 11:00)
Cold season (November 1 – March 31): 8:00 – 11:00
One Pillar Pagoda
As the largest Buddhist center in Vietnam, Hanoi is not rare for ancient temples, but the most famous is definitely the One Pillar Pagoda. The temple belongs to Dien Huu Tu, with the architecture of a small shrine, built on a stone pillar in the middle of a lotus lake, to worship Quan The Am Buddha.
Address: Doi Can Ward, Ba Dinh District (near the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum)
Opening hours: 6:00 – 18:00 daily
Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
Hanoi was the capital city of most feudal dynasties, and the most obvious proof of this was the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. This is a massive relic of more than 140 hectares, built through many dynasties.
Through time and war, many relics still remain and continue to be restored, in order to maintain the typical space of the old feudal court and preserve important relics of the history of the country.
Address: 18 Hoang Dieu, Ba Dinh District
Opening hours: 8:00 – 11:30, 13:30 – 17:00 from Tuesday to Sunday
Typical works: Hanoi flagpole, Doan Mon, Dien Kinh Thien, Hau Lau, Cua Bac
Quoc Tu Giam Temple
Built in the 11th century, Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam includes two main works. One is the Temple of Literature, a place to worship the sages and saints of Confucianism. The second is Quoc Tu Giam, considered the first university in our country, originally for the children of kings and aristocrats, and later expanded to even commoners with more intelligence than people.
Today, Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam is a place where monks come to pray for good luck in their studies and work, especially before exams, hoping to achieve high scores.
Address: 58 Quoc Tu Giam Street, Dong Da District
Opening hours: 7:30 – 18:00 (Monday to Friday), 8:00 – 21:00 (Saturday, Sunday)
Ho Tay Lake
With Sword Lake, West Lake is definitely indispensable. If you are looking for a travel experience in Hanoi with the most typical cultural discoveries of the capital, do not miss West Lake.
Around the West Lake area are ancient villages and traditional craft villages such as growing flowers, making do paper … And when walking is tired, take time for a boating session on the lake, watching the splendid sunset. peaceful.
Places around West Lake:
Nghi Tam ancient village, Nhat Tan village with the profession of growing flowers and ornamental plants
Ke Buoi village with the profession of making do paper
Phu Tay Ho worships Lieu Hanh Cong Chua (one of Vietnam’s Four Immortals)
Tran Quoc Pagoda: Located in the east of West Lake, the pagoda was built in the Ly dynasty and still has hundreds of years old statues.