Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
Thang Long Imperial Citadel is a world cultural heritage located in the heart of Hanoi and has a history of more than 1300 years. This place contains unique relics and relics, proving the history of Thang Long – Hanoi and the history of the Vietnamese nation through many ages. Address: 19C Hoang Dieu, Dien Ban, Ba Dinh.
Hoan Kiem lake
Hoan Kiem is a natural freshwater lake of Hanoi city, connecting the streets of Hang Ngang, Hang Dao, Cau Go, Luong Van Can, Lo Su… with the Western Quarter planned by the French more than a century ago. century are Bao Khanh, Church, Trang Thi, Hang Bai, Dinh Tien Hoang, Trang Tien… Walking around the lake, in addition to enjoying the fresh nature in the middle of the city, you can visit Ngoc Son temple, the old town. ..
Long Bien Bridge
Not only crossing the two banks of the Red River, Long Bien Bridge is also a mark connecting the present and the old memories of the people who love Hanoi. Long Bien Bridge was built in 1898, also known by the name Song Cai bridge or Bo De bridge because it crosses Bo De wharf, Gia Lam, Hanoi. With a length of 1,682 m and a bridge section of 896 m long, Long Bien bridge is divided into 9 frames, each frame is 61 m long. According to the original design, the bridge has all 19 steel beam spans placed on 20 pillars higher than 40 m.
Tran Quoc Pagoda
Located on the island east of West Lake, Tran Quoc Pagoda used to be in the top of the most beautiful temples in the world. The pagoda has a history of 1,500 years, was the Buddhist center of Thang Long citadel in the Ly and Tran dynasties. The work was recognized as a national historical and cultural relic in 1962. In 2003, the pagoda inaugurated the 15 m high lotus stupa with 11 floors.
Quoc Tu Giam Temple
This is the first university in Vietnam. Today visitors can visit the stele, the dignified campus with lotus ponds and water lily ponds. Temple of Literature is a rare peaceful and quiet place in the midst of a vibrant city. Visitors will feel the harmony between the ancient and the needle when coming here through the thousand-year-old walls.
The Temple of Literature was built in 1070 under King Ly Thanh Tong. In 1076, King Ly Nhan Tong established the Quoc Tu Giam house.
This place also keeps many precious artifacts and documents, especially 82 doctoral steles recognized by UNESCO as “World Documentary Heritage”.
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
For Vietnamese, this is one of the most important attractions in the country. Visitors come to pay their respects to President Ho Chi Minh. Visitors should remain silent, wear appropriate clothing and do not take photos in prohibited areas.
Attending the flag raising ceremony in the morning is a special experience at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. If you miss it, you can safely take a walk around the city and come back here to participate in the flag-lowering ceremony at 9pm every day. A dignified atmosphere enveloped Ba Dinh square when the loudspeaker sounded to announce the upcoming flag-lowering ceremony. People lined up neatly, watching the guard group solemnly lower the national flag in the music of the song “Uncle is still with us on the march”.
One Pillar Pagoda
The work is one of the oldest pagodas in Hanoi. The pagoda was built on a wooden trunk more than 1,000 years ago. In the 1950s, the original rotten wooden trunk should be replaced with a concrete pole. Westerners should come here to walk around this area because there are surrounding houses that are among the most beautiful and impressive in Hanoi.
Let your feet lead the way, you will discover the most about the colorful nostalgic streets of the capital. No destination, no predefined route, only turn right, turn left or go straight. This street is full of toys, the other street is full of shoes, clothes, antiques or sometimes gravestones, motorbike parts.
If you come here at off-hours, the experience is even more interesting. You must always be ready to dodge the flow of people and cars on the road. Just like that, 1,000 years of Hanoi’s history flows through the streets like a stream of blood crept in each vein, blowing into life the breath of both the past and the present.
The destination not to be missed when coming to any city is the museums and historical sites. One of the places most visitors check-in is the Museum of Ethnology. The Museum of Ethnology currently keeps and displays 15,000 artifacts, 42,000 documentaries, pictures and thousands of other documents about 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam.
Besides, visitors also come to Vietnam Women’s Museum, Hanoi Museum, National History Museum or Hoa Lo Prison, Hanoi Flag Tower… to learn about culture and history. of the city.