What to Do in Hanoi

Famous, Popular, Unusual Hanoi Attractions

Hanoi is everything you ever expect from the capital of Vietnam. It is incredible, exciting, fascinating and colorful. You can fill your weeks happily in this bustling city with many ancient sites like Thang Long Imperial Citadel and the Old Quarter, modern shopping malls like Trang Tien Plaza and Vincom Mega Mall Times City or gorgeous architecture like Vietnamese traditional buildings and French designs. 

With more than 8 million inhabitants living within Hanoi, you may find yourself immersed in every walk of normal life. So if you are stuck for where to visit in Hanoi, keep reading on our top 10 attractions here.

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Attractions in Hanoi

Ly Quoc Su Pagoda

Each of the spring, Hanoians often come to Ly Quoc Su Pagoda to wish for happiness and prosperity.…

Perfume Pagoda (Chùa Hương) – “The First Ranking Southern Grotto”

Perfume Mount is an ever wish/ With mountains, water, and clouds/ People always ask if this is the…

Vietnam Military History Museum

Where in Hanoi can give you thorough understanding of Vietnam’s great victory against the French colonialists and American…

Vietnam Ethnology Museum in Hanoi

Almost no foreign tourist to Hanoi refuse to visit the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, where they can look…

Van Phuc Silk Village in Hanoi

During their stay in Hanoi, most tourists insist on a trip to Van Phuc Silk Village, the famous…

Duong Lam Ancient Village, Hanoi

After the recognition of Hoi An ancient town, Hanoi old quarter, Duong Lam village in Son Tay Town (some 60km…

Long Bien Bridge – The Historical Witness Of Hanoi

Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam with a thousand years of civilization, is famous not only for its unique…

Hoa Lo Prison – Maison Centrale in Hanoi

Just 5 minutes away from the Hilton Hanoi Opera Hotel, Hoa Lo Prison is well worth a visit.…

Hanoi Old Quarter Travel Guide

There’s an old Vietnamese saying, “Hanoi has thirty-six streets and guilds – Jam Street, Sugar Street, Salt Street…”.…

Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt House Hanoi

A famous historic site situated in Vietnam’s capital - Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt House Hanoi has become a…

Tran Quoc Pagoda Hanoi – Local Guide

Hanoi is always a great destination for Buddhists with many ancient pagodas and temples. Most of the old…

St Joseph’s Cathedral Hanoi, Vietnam

If you want to visit a tourist attraction in Hanoi different from others which allows you to witness…

Hoan Kiem Lake Hanoi – What to See & Do

Located right in the center of the capital of Vietnam, Hoan Kiem Lake Hanoi is famous for its…

Temple of Literature Hanoi

If you are traveling to Hanoi, the ancient capital of Vietnam, besides the number of motorbikes on the…

One Pillar Pagoda Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi – the capital of Vietnam, not only is it well-known for many delicious street foods but also…

West Lake Hanoi – What to See & Things to Do

West Lake (also known as Ho Tay – Tay Ho) is one of the most famous tourist attractions…

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex

Ho Chi Minh‘s Mausoleum has long been considered as the first place to come for the first time…

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