Introduce and some informations about Hanoi city

Hanoi is a capital of thousand years of civilization with ancient relics, peaceful life. If you have a trip to Hanoi, surely you can not forget the typical atmosphere here and explore Hanoi city attractions, with Hoan Kiem Lake, West Lake, quiet cafés and small streets...

Hanoi is a capital of thousand years of civilization with ancient relics, peaceful life. If you have a trip to Hanoi, surely you can not forget the typical atmosphere here and explore Hanoi city attractions, with Hoan Kiem Lake, West Lake, quiet cafés and small streets...

The ideal time to Hanoi

Each season, Hanoi has its own beauty. But the ideal time to visit Hanoi city attractions is most beautiful in autumn, from August to  October, especially in September and October. This is the time the rainy season in Hanoi end, the sun is clear and the weather is not too hot but cool.

Hanoi city attractions in autumn

Description of Hanoi city

In Hanoi, one of the unique features of Hanoi tourism is the old quarter cycle. Many visitors to Hanoi choose the train to visit, explore the ancient beauty on each street between Hanoi city attractions. If cyclo carries an antique look, electric cars are a means of "green tourism" modern and very new of Hanoi city attractions. You will discover a civilized, polite Hanoi with modern life.

Transportation to Hanoi

Planes

Since it's the capital of the country so there are many daily flights from other cities to Hanoi. You can refer to the fares of airlines such as Jetstar Pacific, Vietjet Air or Vietnam Airlines.

Transportation from Noi Bai airport

Taxi: From Noi Bai airport, visitors can choose some kinds of transportation to go to your hotel. The best convenient way is going by taxi, which is available at the airport. The average price to reach the center of Hanoi or Hanoi ancient streets ranges from 250 000 VND to 350 000 VND each taxi.

Public buses: Hanoi currently has four bus routes running downtown to Noi Bai International Airport, including three subsidized fares and one high-quality bus service. Route 07 at T1 and T2 (Noi Bai - Cau Giay) stations; route 17 in front of Noi Bai International Airport (Noi Bai - Long Bien). Price: 8000 VND / ticket

Airport bus: At the 1st floor of public hall T1 and T2; Route: Noi Bai - Quang Trung (the center of Hanoi); Price: 40,000 VND / ticket

Passenger cars: Domestic airlines such as Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar or Vietjet Air have passenger cars from the airport to Hanoi, usually 16 seats or 45 seats.

Train: The price of the North-South trains is from 1,166,000 VND / way to 1,246,000 VND / way. From Hanoi Railway Station on Le Duan street to the city center takes about 10 to 15 minutes by taxi

Places to visit, have fun when traveling to Hanoi

Hoan Kiem Lake

A special feature of Hanoi city attractions is that in the city there are many lakes and the city is surrounded by big rivers. Hoan Kiem lake is located in the heart of the city with an ancient turtle lying on a small peninsula in the middle of the lake. Next to Hoan Kiem lake are impressive architectural works and valuable treasures of the city: Pen Tower, Radio Tower, The Huc Bridge leading to Dac Nguyet or Tran Ba Temple ... on the way to Ngoc Son Temple.

One Pillar Pagoda

Hanoi is the religious center and Buddhist temple of Vietnam so there are many temples in the inner city with hundreds of years old. The most famous is the One Pillar Pagoda, which is said to be one of the most unique monument in Vietnam. It is also a must visit place of Hanoi city attractions when traveling to Hanoi. There is also Tran Quoc Pagoda, a long ancient pagoda built from the reign of King Ly Nam De (6th century).

Temple of Literature

Temple of Confucius, the first doctoral institution in Vietnam. Today, temple of Literature - Quoc Tu Giam has become a popular tourist destination of Ha Noi, which is the place of awarding certificates of merit to students with outstanding achievements. The students before the exam often come here to pray.

Hanoi Cathedral

Hanoi Cathedral is the typical architecture of Hanoi city attractions. The scene is airy and pleasant, making it an attractive destination for the young people of Hanoi as well as those who travel to Hanoi. Sitting on the sidewalk pavement features a taste of the cold weather of Hanoi sky. In the evening gather together friends chat on the glass of lemon tea.

Hanoi Cathedral is an ideal destination for tourists

Old Quarter

Old Quarter is highlights of Hanoi city attractions. Hanoi 36 streets with old houses and streets still retain their appearance from the 19th century. You can wander all day on the old streets, explore the peaceful and casual place in Hanoi. Go to this place you can feel the beauty of Hanoi people, close and familiar.

Hanoi Opera House

It's a smaller version of Opéra Garnier in Paris, No. 1 Trang Tien, the central street of the city. The Grand Theater is also home to many of the great events of the country.

Ba Dinh square - President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

You can't ignore the political center of Vietnam with the National Assembly, the Presidential Palace, the historic Ba Dinh square where Uncle Ho read the manifesto was born in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh mausoleum or Ho Chi Minh mausoleum is the place where his body is located and kept. Ho Chi Minh mausoleum is open five days a week, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Visitors are bound to comply with requirements such as dress code, do not bring self-recording devices and keep order in the mausoleum.

Hanoi specialties

Pho Hanoi

Phở is the first dish that you should enjoy when coming to Hanoi. There are lots of famous Phở restaurants as "Phở gánh" in Hàng Trống - a restaurant that has been existed for a long time; "Pho Ly Quoc Su", the best chicken noodle sou, located on Quan Thanh Street; "Pho Hanh" on Lan Ong Street or Luong Van Can Street.

Bun Cha - Spring roll

Known as a traditional dish of Hanoi, Bun Cha or Spring roll in English is an attractive specialty. This dish is served with vermicelli and raw vegetables and shiso leaves. You can eat this dish at some address we recommend:
Huong Lien spring roll: 24 Le Van Huu, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi.
Dac Kim spring roll: No. 1 Hang Manh, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
Spring roll with bamboo stick:  Nguyen Du - Ba Trieu.

Banh Com on 11 Hang Than street

Banh Com is known as one of traditional cake in Hanoi. Up to now, only at 11 Hang Than, "banh com" still preserved its tatse. Travelling to Hanoi, foreigners should buy "Banh Com" as a gift for come to Hanoi our family and friends.

A traditional dish in Hanoi 

Come to visit Hanoi attractions with us through Hanoi 1 day itinerary. With this tour, you will take the opportunity to discover a very different Hanoi with such famous destinations as The Huc bridge, Ngoc Son buddhist temple, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ho Chi Minh mausoleum,...

Besides this, if you still want to discover my country, Ha Giang trekking tours or Indochina Sails junk boat will be perfect choices for you.

Please feel free contact Galatourist Travel Agent to book tours with many special offers !

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