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Hanoi

A Chaotic & Charming Capital

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Hanoi City Tour

The charming capital of Vietnam is full of places to see and many activities for visitors such as Hoan Kiem Lake... This is a classic city where ancient Vietnamese culture is foremost, although often progress wrestles with tradition in many parts of the city. This classic capital town is actually over 1000 years old, so the wealth of history in Hanoi is totally captivating, from temples, ancient citadels, unique theatre, and stunning scenery just outside the city. Traveling to Vietnam and especially to Hanoi has never been easier, and there are a wealth of luxury places to stay in, fun things to do and fine dining available in luxury restaurants.
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Travel Guide

1. When is the best time to visit Hanoi?

The best time to visit Hanoi Vietnam is Autumn. During autumn, Hanoi seems more relaxed than at any time of the year. Everything is just so beautiful. Every scene is worth a postcard snapshot and it’s a sin not to bring a decent camera during your visit.

Autumn starts from August to November and then is the winter will be coming. This season is quite short, typically from the middle of September to the end of November.  With the average temperature is 25 degree, Hanoi’s autumn is charming with warm sunlight, and dry atmosphere, cool breeze. The weather in Hanoi is so pleasant, it makes anyone who wants to come here not want to leave. Thu Ha Noi moved people's hearts with the high and clear blue sky, the clear sunshine splits "playing" on the golden autumn leaves, and the love of Hanoi in the autumn can also come from the wind. The cold pig will blow coldly through every row of trees and street corners.

 


1 - Thang Long - The Imperial Citadel

The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long is an interesting sample of Vietnam’s great history, now registered as one of the country’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The multi-story citadel stands 40m high and the central flag tower is the most recognizable feature and is often used as a symbol of Hanoi. This was the center of ancient Hanoi and served as the political center and a notable place for emperors to receive dignitaries, for almost eight centuries. The imperial citadel of Thang Long is located in Ba Dinh district

2 - Water Puppet Show

The ancient art form of water puppetry show has a long association with Hanoi and especially with the northern region and there are several theatres in Hanoi’s Old Quarter where travelers can enjoy this uniquely Vietnamese cultural show. One of the best places to enjoy this show is at the Thang Long Puppet Theatre by Hoan Kiem Lake. Puppets dance and slide elegantly over the liquid stage, controlled by a whole troupe of puppet masters hiding behind a screen.

3 - Mausoleum of Uncle Ho - Ho Chi Minh Complex

Ho Chi Minh, the father of new Vietnam, has left an indelible mark on Vietnam’s contemporary status and he is revered in Hanoi as the country’s greatest leader. Nicknamed ‘Uncle Ho’ by most of the Vietnamese, his body is now laid to rest in a glass case in a mausoleum dedicated to him. This is now part of a complex with the adjoining former Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda located in Ba Dinh Square and close to the Temple of Literature.

4 - Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple

Hoan Kiem Lake is a central feature of Hanoi and is a popular hangout for both locals and tourists who are keen to meet and speak with Hanoian. The adjoining Ngoc Son Temple sits on a small island in the lake and linked by a wooden bridge (Huc Bridge), which makes a beautiful background for photos.

5 - Hanoi Old Quarter

Centrally located and an ideal place to stay with a definite local atmosphere where old and modern Hanoi meet. The Old Quarter is a fascinating area consisting of 36 narrow, lined streets where travelers can enjoy many fine examples of colonial architecture packed along narrow streets. Shopping here is a must-do as well as checking out the bars and restaurants and even going on a food tour in a cyclo.

6 - Hanoi Opera House

One of the most elegant buildings in the capital city and located in the heart of the French Quarter, the Opera House was built in the early 20th century and is embellished with Parisian charm from its ivory-toned columns, ornate balustrades, and Gothic domes. The design of Hanoi Opera House was strongly influenced by the French architecture style from the 19th century with NeoClassical windows, crystal chandelier, T-shape white marble staircase centered with red carpet. Visiting Hanoi Opera house, you can watch many amazing performances ranging from opera to dance, drama and international artists from every corner of the world.

7 - Temple of Literature

The Temple of Literature is a charming temple complex in the center of Hanoi that was originally built to be a center of learning to date back to over 1000 years ago. The best time to visit the temple is around the early morning and the late afternoon when it is quieter and more atmospheric.

1 - Discover Dong Xuan Market - The most chaotic & colorful market in Hanoi 

2 - Drink Beer in Ta Hien Street 

3 - Try Vietnamese Egg Coffee - The 73-year-old Hanoi's Specialty 

4 - Wander Around Hanoi Old Quater - Capture the highlights of Hanoi's 36 Iconic Streets 

5- Visit the Vietnamese Woman's Museum 

6 - Learn more about Vietnamese History with a visit to Hoa Lo Prison 

7 - Discover the highlights of Vietnamese culture in the Temple of Literature 

8 - Appreciate the works in the fantastic Vietnam Fine Arts Museum 

9 - Enjoy tasty Hanoi Street Food

10 - Find a rooftop bar for Hanoi nightlight 

11 - Enjoy the peace and quiet of West Lake 

12 - Join a Cooking Class to learn how to make Vietnamese Spring Roll 

13 - Visit Bat Trang Ceramic Village and make your own pottery 

14 - Take a picture in front of the 4-kilometer mosaic wall 

15 - Visit Duong Lam Village - the most ancient village in North Vietnam 

16 - Biking around Hanoi Old Quater or West Lake 

17- Capture the beauty of lotus ponds in West Lake 

18 - Watch a puppet show 

19 - Discover Imperial Citadel of Thang Long

20 - Enjoy Trang Tien Ice Cream - An irreplaceable treat for many generations of Hanoians since 1958 

21- Get around Hanoi with a cyclo 

22 - Hire a motorbike and join a Hanoi Vespa Tour 

23 - Escape from Hanoi to Halong Bay

1- Pho 

Pho is one of the Vietnamese traditional food. The most delicious and typical brand of Pho in Vietnam is Ha Noi Pho with wonderful flavor. Pho is made from rice noodles, beef or chicken and other spices. Pho is a favorite food of almost Vietnamese and often served as breakfast. Moreover, Pho is popular in the international market for its pleasant taste and reasonable price.

2- Banh Mi 

Banh Mi is pretty common in the world but Banh mi in Vietnam is a portion of special food. It includes of many different topping such as eggs, bate, pork, vegetable, etc.

3 - Bun Cha 

Pho might be Vietnam's most famous dish, but bun cha is the top choice when it comes to lunchtime in the capital. This is a street food which you need to try when visit Ha Noi. The street-side restaurants in Hanoi start grilling up small patties of seasoned pork and slices of marinated pork belly over a charcoal fire. Once they're charred and crispy, the morsels are served with a bowl of a fish sauce-heavy broth, a basket of herbs and a helping of rice noodles.

5 - Banh Cuon 

Banh Cuon has a long-distance history. Banh Cuon is round, soft, rich in the sweet taste of rice flour, the aroma of onion, which is a food chosen by many Vietnamese people because of its flavor but the elegant taste from Banh Cuon can not be found in other dishes.

6 - Banh xeo 

A banh xeo is a combination of a crispy crepe bulging with pork, shrimp and bean sprouts, plus the garnish of fresh herbs that are characteristic of most authentic Vietnamese dishes. 

7 - Che 

Che is a dessert food of Vietnam people. There are many type of Che such as Xoi Che, Che Hat Sen, Che Do Den, etc

SOFITEL PLAZA HANOI

Situated in central Hanoi, the Sofitel Plaza Hanoi has just been tastefully renovated and is a recognized landmark, tucked in between West Lake and the Red River. The hotel offers conference facilities for up to 500 people, a business center, two restaurants, three bars, an all-weather swimming pool, fitness center, and spa facilities. The hotel is a good choice for both leisure and business travelers.
 

HANOI DAEWOO HOTEL

There are 441 rooms and suites, suitable for business people. There is a business center nearby and this is a favorite property for Korean and other Asian tourists. Leisure travelers will enjoy the outdoor pool, fitness center, and spa.


JW MARRIOTT HOTEL HANOI

No 8 Do Duc Duc Road, South Tu Liem District
From the expressive architecture outside to the authentic signature JW Marriott services inside, this is the new definition of contemporary luxury, located in the new central business district, adjacent to the National Convention Center of West Hanoi. The JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi is a breathtaking Vietnam 5-star hotel that is the perfect place for regional and global meetings, incentives and any type of gathering.
                     

HANOI MELIA HOTEL

In the heart of the city, the hotel is an ideal venue for MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions) with 11 function rooms and 306 hotel rooms. There are several dining outlets, outdoor pool, fitness center, and spa. Rooms either have a view over the city or of the Red River.

HANOI NIKKO HOTEL

Simple, smart, and with 260 spacious and classic rooms with great city and park views, plus gigantic executive suites. Its restaurant, Benkay, is the smartest Japanese spot in town, and there is a rooftop pool and located only five minutes by taxi from Hoan Kiem Lake.

HOTEL DE L’OPERA HANOI

29 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District
Located in the French Quarter, the 107 rooms and suites are a sanctuary of comfort, with hand-picked luxurious amenities and 21st-century technology. Its restaurants, bar, and complimentary wi-fi ensure a comfortable stay in Hanoi.

                              
THE HANOI CLUB HOTEL & LAKE PALAIS RESIDENCES

76 Yen Phu Street, Tay Ho District
Situated on the banks of Hanoi’s largest lake, the West Lake, The Hanoi Club Hotel & Lake Palais Residences offers first-class accommodation with uninterrupted panoramic views. The luxurious property, with just 63 exclusive rooms, provides professional service in a relaxing atmosphere with a long list of facilities.

GRAND PLAZA HANOI HOTEL

117 Tran Duy Hung, Cau Giay
Experience world-class high-end accommodation and unrivaled service in Hanoi at the Grand Plaza Hanoi Hotel, a place where there is a particularly warm welcome. The guestrooms are designed in a contemporary style and the hotel offers a number of restaurants, indoor pool, fitness center and spa.

HANOI APRICOT HOTEL

136 Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem District
Calling the shores of Hoan Kiem Lake home, the Apricot Hotel offers a splendid, sweeping view of Hanoi’s iconic lake. The property aims to deliver an authentic Vietnamese feel within the neo-classical design. Facilities feature a spa and fitness center and a trendy rooftop bar.

SILK PATH HOTEL

195 -197- 199 Hang Bong Street, Hoan Kiem District
A superb choice of luxurious accommodation, with 106 guest rooms in three grades: Silk Deluxe, Silk Executive/Club and Silk Suite. Each room and suite is tastefully designed with glamour, timeless elegance and luxury to create a welcoming and unique atmosphere.

HANOI SUNWAY HOTEL

19 Pham Dinh Ho, Hai Ba Trung District
This popular hotel features 143 rooms and suites, with triple-glazed windows in every room. The hotel is good for both leisure and business travelers with its own restaurant, spa, and fitness center.

TIRANT HOTEL HANOI

38 Gia Ngu Street, Hoan Kiem District
The Tirant Hotel, located in the Old Quarter, is a popular choice for travelers with 80 rooms, a restaurant serving international cuisine and a relaxing rooftop lounge.

HANOI BOSS LEGEND HOTEL

21 Hang Thung street, Hoan Kiem District
Newly open in July 2014, the Boss Legend is the only hotel located in the Old Quarter that has an outdoor swimming pool with facilities including a fully equipped gym, sauna, and other spa services. It is truly a first-rate choice for both leisure and business travelers.

HANOI LA SIESTA HOTEL TRENDY

12 Nguyen Quang Bich Street, Hoan Kiem District
Built-in 2016, Hanoi La Siesta Hotel Trendy is a distinct addition to Hanoi and a smart choice for travelers. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the city has to offer. The new hotel has something different and brings an alternative look and feel with a restaurant, bar and spa.

GOLDEN SILK BOUTIQUE HOTEL

109 Hang Gai, Hoan Kiem District
One of the best boutique hotels in Hanoi located within walking distance of Hoan Kiem Lake and the shopping streets. Facilities include a restaurant, spa and rooftop bar.

MAISON D’HANOI HANOVA HOTEL

35-37 Ma May, Hoan Kiem District
Located in the heart of the capital, the Maison Hanoi Hanova Hotel is a stylish business hotel that reflects the traditional and cultural heritage of Vietnam.

CHURCH BOUTIQUE HOTEL

09 Nha Tho, Hoan Kiem
Situated in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, this boutique property is within a 5-minute walk of Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre and Hoan Kiem Lake. It offers stylish contemporary rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi access.
 

The Luxury Travel team has personally checked out the finest restaurants designed for discriminating travelers. Note that most places open for lunch and dinner, and many are even open all-day

Smart & Casual Vietnamese Cuisine Restaurants in Hanoi

AU LAC HOUSE

13 Tran Hung Dao, Hoan Kiem
Upon entry, one has the choice of having a few pre-dinner drinks at the downstairs bar, or perhaps in the courtyard. The French colonial style of decor certainly lends itself to a quiet atmosphere after work.

CAU GO RESTAURANT

7 Dinh Tien Hoang, Hoan Kiem 
A stylish Vietnamese restaurant that enjoys spectacular views across Hoan Kiem lake (the heart of Hanoi capital)

CHA CA LA VONG

14 Cha Ca street, Hoan Kiem
The delicious specialty dishes served in this little restaurant has attracted peoples from all over the world. The restaurant has been named among the “10 places to visit before you die” by MSNBC News.

CLUB DE L’ORIENTAL

22 Tong Dan Street, Hoan Kiem
Set in a beautiful building serving beautiful oriental and Vietnamese cuisine

MADAME HIÊN

15 Chan Cam Street, Hoan Kiem
Inside or outside dining with set and a la carte menu own by Viet- French cuisine with Lovely authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

MANDARIN

74 Xuan Dieu Street, Tay Ho District
The attention to customer service and food quality has made the Mandarin so popular that there were initially long queues. Wonderful design with a fabulous selection of quality wines.

SEASONS OF HANOI

95 B Quan Thanh Street, Ba Dinh (04) 3843 5444
The restaurant, set in an old colonial-style building, serves Vietnamese dishes with a twist to suit western tastes.

WILD RICE HANOI

6 Ngo Thi Nham, Hai Ba Trung (04) 3943 8896
A prettily re-worked, sleepy old villa, sit in the rear, glass-walled salon for maximum glam, or trot along to its sibling Wild Lotus.

WILD LOTUS

55A Nguyen Du, Hai Ba Trung
Global cuisine has been influenced by cultural preferences for different tastes as much as by local climate or geography. Many of the spices used to create the tastes we love originated in just one region of tropical forests in a previously remote group of islands.

Modern Vietnamese Cusine Restaurants in Hanoi 

BA MIEN RESTAURANT

Hilton Hanoi Opera, Le Thanh Tong, Hoan Kiem
Experience the individual ‘rice paddy’ dining area and glass ceiling chic of Ba Mien and share and enjoy the flavors, tastes, and authentic dishes from the three regions of Vietnam.

ESSENCE CAFE RESTAURANT

22 Ta Hien, Hang Buom, Hoan Kiem 
As the name suggests, it is really a good choice for eating modern dishes while strolling in the busy streets of Hanoi’s old quarter. Book in advance if traveling with a group tour.

MADAM YEN RESTAURANT

99A Hang Gai, Hoan Kiem 
Madam Yen is run by Chef Hoang Van Duong, who was ranked 4th in Top Chef Vietnam 2014. Chef Duong strives to create memorable meals for the world traveler by ensuring he sources the best local ingredients for his dishes.

Buffet BBQ Dinner in Hanoi

BROTHER’S CAFÉ

26 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Dong Da
Located near the Temple of Literature and visitors of the restaurant may feel it is a part of the renowned site. The interior of Brother’s Café impresses customers even further that ones may feel like eating and being served like Hanoian nobles. Deco-antiques of long-time running, a classical supreme world of music with Mozart and Tchaikovsky all contribute to a perfect night of beauty which precisely intertwined between the traditional and stylish identities.

Frech & Vietnamese Cuisine & Bistro 

VERTICALE

19 Ngo Van So Street, Hoan Kiem
La Verticale is French Chef Didier Corlou’s signature Hanoi restaurant - and it lives up to all the hype. Set in a narrow 1930s villa, the menu is Corlou’s take on the best fusion combinations of his native French cuisine, and that of Vietnam, his adopted home.

LE BEAULIEU

Sofitel Legend Metropole, Ngo Quyen, Hoan Kiem
A Hanoi dining patriarch in the French style, the bistro-like ambiance veers from mildly dull to chic and spiffy depending on the crowd, but Sunday brunch is a must.

GREEN TANGERINE

48 Hang Be, Hoan Kiem
A new restaurant in town, it is a delightfully eccentric, renovated colonial house with a quaint courtyard and adventurous dishes.

LA TERRASSE DU METROPOLE

15 Ngo Quyen, Hoan Kiem
At La Terrasse, inspired by the famous Parisian cafés, visitors are plunged into the heart of Hanoi’s bustling urban life. Observing passers-by, reading the papers, sipping a glass of Perrier, time slips by imperceptibly. Café furniture, antique ceiling fans, and the street life, a whiff of France wafting right into the heart of Vietnam.

HOA SUA

34 Chau Long Street, Ba Dinh
The waiters at this sweet garden villa eatery are students of the Hoa Sua School, so your patronage helps their education and puts the cherry in charity.

LA VERTICALE

19 Ngo Van So Street, Hoan Kiem
A delicious French-Vietnamese fare; located in a four-story mansion; open kitchen, spice shop and the restaurant one flight up; many framed black-and-white pictures of Corlou’s life in Asia; modern dining room with stone columns, dark redwood, and black leather seats; open-air terrace on the top floor with a nice view over Hanoi.

Western Cusine Restaurants in Hanoi 

PRESS CLUB

12 Ly Dao Thanh, Trang Tien, (04) 3934 0888
Hoan Kiem
The sensation of splendid surroundings, fine food, and impressive service is easily satisfied at the city’s most prestigious location, the Press Club. All in one, the Press Club Hanoi offers you a magnificent mix that can be summed up in one word - exemplary.

LY CLUB

4 Le Phung Hieu Street, Hanoi
In what used to be an old theater, Ly Club not only displays beautiful architecture but also presents Vietnamese traditional dishes in a beautiful way.

MY WAY STEAKHOUSE

60 Ly Thai To, Hanoi
With three levels, including a large and comfortable restaurant space, a private V.I.P. lounge, and a rooftop patio overlooking the Opera House, it is among the most distinguished atmospheres in the city. Be on the lookout for a wide variety of events taking place on their 4th-floor patio space and be sure to try some of their more than 100 varieties of imported beer.

DON’S BISTRO

16 Quang An Street, West Lake, Tay Ho District
Don’s Bistro was among the first to set up serious dining on Hanoi’s West Lake. Owned by Canadian chef Don Berger, it remains a favorite. It is preferred for the Embassies. It can serve from 1000 to 10 guests, sit –down formal to standing casual with delicious western food.

Hanoi Buffet Luxurious 

SEN HA THANH

177 Bui Thi Xuan, Hai Ba Trung
It attracts much more higher-end customers with great food, in comparison to many horrible buffet restaurants around town, great staff, and service. The most dazzling thing about this place is the arranging of courses around the restaurant, very clever and quite elegant in presenting the dishes

SPICES GARDEN

15 Ngo Quyen, Hoan Kiem
Good menu, delicious food, lovely setting, traditional Vietnamese food with a good selection of vegetarian dishes to choose from.

Top Japanese Restaurants in Hanoi

KIMONO JAPANESE RESTAURANT

52-54 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem
With good services serving a taste from Japan, the eel grilled sushi is the special one when visiting Kimono.

WABI SABI JAPANESE RESTAURANT

15 To Hien Thanh Street, Hanoi
The restaurant offered a wide range of Japanese foods including the grilled ginkgo nut. The quality of sashimi is okay compared to others in town.

THE SUSHI TOKYO

15 Ngo Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem
Intimate house with warrens of rooms and cushioned seating. Good garden view from the top floor.


THE SUSHI BAR

107 A5 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh 
Japanese style menus are the attractive and varied style of service and professionalism of the staff. Sushibar Restaurant will give your guests a real sense of warmth, elegance, and courtesy of a professional culinary atmosphere. The restaurant has 3 branches so far.

Italian Restaurant and Pizza Restaurants in Hanoi

DA PAOLO WESTLAKE

32 Quang Khanh, Tay Ho district  

An authentic Italian Restaurant - Pizzeria with a wide choice of
traditional thin-crust pizzas from the wood-fired pizza oven. It has a good view of West lake.

PIZZA 4P’S

24 Ly Quoc Su, Hoan Kiem.
Really cool joint. You can watch them make the pizzas, Delicious pizza, and fast service with reasonable price! Definitely, recommend for the pizza lovers with Japanese tastes.

MEDITERRANEO

23 Nha Tho Street, Hoan Kiem
A good place to get a real taste for Pizza along with the Mediterranean and other Italian foods.

Vietnamese Hotspot Restaurants 

ASHIMA 

44 Phan Dinh Phung Street, Ba Dinh.
Come for the nourishing, bubbling pots of cook-your-own mushrooms, meat, and veggies, not the décor. However, there is a nice view on Cua Bac Gate of old Hanoi Citadel.

HOTPOT STORY

33 Tran Hung Dao, Phan Chu Trinh, Hoan Kiem
Suitable for groups or families at a reasonable price with fresh food.

COM CHAY NANG TAM

79A Tan Hung Dao, Hoan Kiem A bright and popular tofu haven.

AUMMEE VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT

Delicious vegetarian food, friendly service, clean and well-decorated dining hall.

Indian Cuisine and Halal Foods in Hanoi 

LITTLE INDIA

32 Hang Tre, Ly Thái To, Hoan Kiem 
One of the pioneers of India and, Malaysian foods in Hanoi and still among the finest of Hanoi’s Indian restaurants offering an enjoyable, memorable dining experience.

FOOD SHOP 45

59 Truc Bach/ Ba Dinh
Not the best name, but the curries are tops.

DALCHEENI

100 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho.
If you crave for some Indian taste in an absolute area the opt for Dalcheeni, tandoori chicken, chickpeas and lamb curry with naan are superb.\

TANDOOR RESTAURANT

32 Hang Tre, Ly Thai To, Hoan Kiem
One of the top halal restaurants, with its ground floor and large second-floor space, it can accommodate more than 100 guests. If you are lucky you can get the prime balcony table on the second floor overlooking the busy street out front.

INDIAN PALACE

The restaurant serves Indian food right inside Hanoi. Coming to the restaurant to experience a new, strange and enjoyable feeling. You will certainly have an unforgettable time with your family at this restaurant.

International/Vietnamese Restaurants in Hanoi 

BLEU DE THUY

28 Tong Duy Tan, Hoan Kiem
Eclectic menu and décor, a warm and cozy main room upstairs, patio seating and bar downstairs.

KOTO

59 Van Mieu, Dong Da 
Indulge your philanthropic side at this, another charitable café/ bar helping keep kids off the streets.

From relaxing to luxury, all bring you a different feeling and taste. Once come to Hanoi, you should try the authentic black coffee-like, just the way Hanoian do.

JOMA CAFÉ AND BAKERY

22 Ly Quoc Su Street, Hoan Kiem
This small chain of bakery/cafés serves decent coffee and cakes in different taste. There are a few branches around Hanoi including in the Old Quarter.

HIGHLANDS COFFEE

6 Nha Tho, Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem
Highlands Coffee is all about great coffee. Whether from one of their coffee shops throughout Vietnam, a pack you’ve bought at the supermarket or a cup you’ve enjoyed in a leading hotel or restaurant.


HANOI ANTIQUE CAFÉ

10 Da Tuong Street, Hoan Kiem.
This new cozy and quiet antique-themed café, close to the Old Quarter, offers great relaxing time with fast WIFI. The cheese snacks are just the best.

KITCHEN

9 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho
European, Vietnamese, Western, Take-out, and Delivery, Retro-style coffee and muffin shop.

ORIBERRY CAFÉ

25 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho.
Serves Fairtrade produced coffee and tea direct from local and indigenous Vietnamese farmers, also, the selection of muffin and cakes are available in a quite panoramic view from the west lake.

AU LAC CAFÉ

13 Tran Hung Dao, Hoan Kiem
Grand old place on a wide boulevard. Lovely building. Excellent food with great service. A splurge is well worth taking.

1911 BAR

1A Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem
1911 Bar, set in the grounds of Hanoi’s spectacular Opera House is a very special spot for a glass of wine and a chat, pre- or post-dinner. The Opera House, which dates back to 1911, is the city’s most iconic colonial-era building and this is a great spot to admire the architecture.

88 LOUNGE

88 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho
An upscale wine lounge in Hanoi’s West Lake area. The decor’s cool but the vibe is friendly and casual.

BEER CORNER

Hanoi Old Quarter, corner of Ta Hien, Hoan Kiem
Hanoi’s Beer Corner is something of a traveler institution that’s spilled over into nearby Ta Hien Street to create what now may be better described as Beer Street.

EDEN BAR AND GARDEN

264 Au Co, Tay Ho 
Eden Garden Bar is a huge outdoor space (with some cover) that doubles as Hanoi’s major dance party venue and a late-night haunt after the city bars wind down. It’s a bit of a hike out of the downtown area so it’s best to check what’s happening before deciding to make the journey.

HERO NIGHT CLUB

42 Yen Phu, Tay Ho 
Hero Night Club is an industrial-style club that’s popular with locals and expats. Regularly features visiting DJs and events and open till late.
                         

ROOFTOP BAR HANOI

19th-floor Place, 83B Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hoan Kiem.
Rooftop is holding its own as a trendy spot for Hanoi’s pretty people after five years. It’s a club featuring DJs - mostly minus the dancing. The bar opens till 1 AM.

1900 NIGHTCLUB AND THEATRE

8 Ta Hien, Hanoi Quarter, Hoan Kiem
A great club with great music and great people, inspired by French colonial heritage, shaken with Manhattan's Meatpackdistrict clubbing culture, inflaming the crowd with a Milanese fashionista style.

AVALON CAFE LOUNGE

73 Cau Go, Quan Hoan Kiem A good view of Hoan Kiem lake

VINE RESTAURANT AND WINE BAR

1A Xuan Dieu street, Tay Ho
A little out of town en route to the elegant West Lake area, Vine is rated very highly by the city’s expat fraternity, many of whom live in the nearby foreign enclave. Vine serves contemporary cuisine in a relaxed; the US styled space reflecting the tastes of its American owner.

LA RESTAURANT AND BAR

25 Ly Quoc Su, Hoan Kiem 
The curries and sauces are superb matches to the taste of most of the travelers.

PUKU CAFÉ & RESTAURANT

16/18 Tong Duy Tan, Hoan Kiem 
The round-the-clock Puku Café is a pleasant place to be. Different levels have different vibes. Downstairs is a cafe and the top floor is a decent sports bar with more than just Viet beers. It's a great place to discover Hanoi's nightlife.

MIDO SPA

26 Hang Manh Street, Hoan Kiem
Visitors can indulge in spa treatments, steam baths, sauna, and Jacuzzi or simply relax on the sofa to have a foot massage.

SF SPA

30 Cua Dong Street, Hoan Kiem
SF Spa has aa wide range of massages and spa body treatments including aromatherapy massages, a foot massage and a range of other treatments by highly trained Vietnamese therapists.

LA BELLE SPA

92C Nguyen Huu Huan street, Hoan Kiem
Supplies a comprehensive range of wellness service with massage, spa and beauty treatments plus its own city view bar and restaurant.

ORCHIDS SPA

108 Hang Trong Street, Hoan Kiem
Orchids Spa is popular with both visitors and locals because of its location in the Old Quarter and its extensive range of treatments.

YAKUSHI SPA

6 Alley 28 Xuan Dieu St. Hanoi
From Japanese Shiatsu to cupping and acupuncture, plus a whole range of holistic treatments not found in more mainstream spas.

ZENITH YOGA HANOI

247b Au Co Street, Tay Ho
An oasis in the city with a wide variety of styles of Yoga classes from Iyengar to Asthanga, Hatha, Vinyasa and Kundalini Yoga.

“TU PHU” - FOUR PLACES SHOW

Cong Nhan cinema, 42 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District
Session 1: 18:30 | Session 2: 19:30

CA TRU TRADITIONAL MUSIC PERFORMANCE

42 Hang Bac St Hoan Kiem District Hanoi

À Ố SHOW

Hanoi Opera House
1 A Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem

WATER PUPPET SHOW

Thang Long Water Puppet Show, 57 Dinh Tien Hoang, Hoan Kiem
Opening hours: Wednesday Friday and Sunday at 8 pm
Weekdays: 9:30am - 6:30pm
Shows/day weekly at: 15h00, 16h10, 17h20.

MINH QUANG TAILOR CLOTHING

Address: 175 Phung Hung Street, Hoan Kiem.
A tailoring shop with an excellent reputation in the western part of the Old Quarter.

LA HANG CLOTHING

Address: 55 Tran Nhan Tong, Hai Ba Trung.
Vietnamese national dress, the Ao Dai (pronounced ow Zai), is cool, slinky and sexy and this is the place for classic or trendy bespoke apparel.

THE BOOKWORM BOOKS

Address: 44 Chau Long, Quan Ba Đinh
Easily the best bookshop in Hanoi with a superb selection of new and secondhand books.
                              

VIETNAMESE CRAFT GUILD CRAFT

Address: 15 To Tich, Hoan Kiem.
This shop often has new designs before the others and will even allow clients to design their own.

IPA-NIMA CRAFT

Address: 34 Han Thuyen, Hai Ba Trung
With a few branches in Hanoi, Christina Yu’s unashamedly girly handbags are original and ever-changing. Add to that a range of shoes, dresses, and jewelry this is a particular favorite with visitors.

DISCOVERY DIAMONDS CRAFT

Address: 1 Sai Dong B, industrial zone, Gia Lam
Factory showroom where they cut and polish diamonds for Europe’s jewelry and watch trade.

T & D CRAFT

Address: 15 Hang Manh, Hoan Kiem
Huge choice of vibrant, custom-made Vietnamese silk lamps and lanterns in a riot of colors, plus a neat line of ceramics and lacquerware.

PHAM LUC GALLERY

175 Nghi Tam, Ba Dinh
Pham Luc is called "Van Gogh of Vietnam" with a number of paintings which are exhibited in both local and international. His gallery has a variety of titles and rich in emotions.

NGUYEN ART GALLERY

31A Van Mieu, Ba Dinh
Nguyen Art gallery is an Art Gallery for original and quality paintings as well as sculptures. The gallery focuses on young and emerging artists.

DONG PHONG ART GALLERY

03 Ly Dao Thanh Street, Hoan Kiem
Dong Phong Gallery is for serious art lovers with its collections of original works of art that cross boundaries.

THANG LONG ART GALLERY

41 Hang Gai, Hanoi, (04) 3 825 0740
A lovely gallery in Hang Gai Street at the lake end with stunning displays, gorgeous photos, and friendly staff.

ART VIETNAM

24 Ly Quoc Su Street, Hoan Kiem
Owner Suzanne Lecht gathers the finest, most compelling, most challenging and newest work in a big space. Suzanne can arrange visits to the artists for serious collectors.

54 TRADITIONS

30 Hang Bun, Ba Dinh
For those interested in antique ethnic, tribal and minority collections these are the experts.

KING’S ISLAND GOLF RESORT (HANOI)

It’s a 36 hole golf resort in the outskirts of Hanoi and arguably the most scenic course in North Vietnam.

VAN TRI GOLF (HANOI)

The Golf Course is designed by architect, Peter Rousseau of P + Z Designs, this 18 hole golf course presents the traditional values and solid approach that is forever exciting and challenging to play

PHOENIX GOLF RESORT (HOA BINH)

It’s the biggest golf resort in Northern Province of Vietnam with a total of 54 holes (03 Courses). It takes one hour of driving from Hanoi Capital.it was opened 36 holes on 30th November 2006

CHI LINH STAR GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB (HAI DUONG)

Features 27 holes of challenging the international standard

TAM DAO (VINH PHUC)

The courses beautifully winds itself through the natural terrain of the National Park lowlands

Getting to Hanoi by air 

There are no direct flights from Paris, Los Angeles, San Francisco, as well as most cities in East and Southeast Asia to Hanoi. The Noi Bai international airport is about 40km from the center. You can take around one hour by taxi or bus to the downtown area.

Getting to Hanoi by bus 

Hanoi is served by two main bus terminals- in the North and in the South, that receive and send a bus to almost any provinces in Vietnam. Open tour buses usually drive you to the downtown area without stopping at the terminals. Check out Giap Bat and My Dinh bus station.

Getting to Hanoi by train 

Hanoi train station is about 10 minutes by taxi from the city center. If you cross the border to Vietnam from China, it is likely that you will board the train in Laocai and arrive in Hanoi in the early morning. The North-South Express train connects from Hanoi to other major cities in the country on a daily basis.

Tarting in Hanoi and taking in extraordinary Halong Bay and fascinating Sapa, the itinerary has a mix of culture, nature, heritage, in just one week.
After a full day visit to the charming capital of Hanoi, travelers will take a night train to Lao Cai, on the China-Vietnam border.
From Lao Cai, there will be a short transfer to the hill town of Sapa, home to colorful hill tribes and alpine scenery which contrasts with much of Vietnam. After exploring the area, travelers return to Hanoi and continue to Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site and a must-see on anyone’s vacation in Vietnam, thanks to its turquoise water and thousands of jagged, limestone islands.

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