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You cannot leave Hanoi without trying these dishes

One of the things that make Hanoi so addicted to many foreigners is street food. Speaking of Vietnamese street food, they aren’t limited in some of the famous ones you often hear about like Pho, Bun Cha, Banh Xeo, Banh My, etc. There are dishes which you probably never heard of and they taste… just so good. The best way …

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Most popular restaurants in Hanoi

In this post we will introduce the famous restaurants in Hanoi for each Vietnamese delicacy as well as the restaurants for vegetarians. Home Vietnamese Restaurant, 34 Chau Long Street This is the perfect restaurant to enjoy the traditional taste of Vietnamese cuisine. Occupied a former French residence, close to the ever lovely Truc Bach Lake, all the set-up creates a …

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8 fun places you must visit in Hanoi

Nightlife at Old Quarter From 2nd of September, the walking streets around Hoan Kiem Lake and parts of Old Quarter were officially opened making this familiar complex a perfect place to spend night time. No vehicle is allowed into the restricted area during 19:00 of Friday to 12:00 Monday every week. Tourists no longer have to walk around the Old …

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Top must-see museums in Hanoi

When you visit a capital of a country, museums shouldn’t be missed. They tell you a lot about the country, its history, its culture…. Hanoi has a system of national museums which are specialized in different fields. Museum of Ethnology Add: Nguyen Van Huyen Street, Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi Admission: 40,000VND, camera – 50,000VND Opening Hours: 8:30-17:30 This museum …

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Top attractions in Hanoi city center

Hanoi is filled with cultural and historical charms – a place where you can find a perfect harmony of the old and the new, the traditional and the modern, the East and the West, all the conflicts co-existing and completing each other. Sword Lake and Old Quarter Sword Lake and the Hanoi Old Quarter together create a hustling tourist center …

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Hanoi city tour by electric cars and cyclos

Electric car Electric car is a cheap and perfect option for a short ride around Old Quarter – the heart of Hanoi – and West Lake with leisure. There are two lines/tours of electrical car, operated by two separated companies: Line 1: West Lake Tour (by TLC Hotay Joint Stock Co.). The terminal of this line is located in front …

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Hanoi transport safety: what you should know (part 2)

GrabBike If you prefer using motorbike service, GrabBike is cheaper and more convenient in a country which has a lot of motorbikes and traffic jams like Vietnam. Grab is originated from Singapore, operated in 30 cities across 6 Southeast Asian countries. GrabBike is same as Uber: you download Grab application from Google Play or Apple App Store to your phone …

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Hanoi transport safety: what you should know (part 1)

Hanoi is an easy city to travel with the wide range of public transportation means such as public bus, taxi, motorbike taxi and the upcoming Hanoi Metro rail system which shall be installed very soon in the near future. To get around the capital, you can choose bus, taxi, electric car tour, cyclo tour or rent a motorbike to explore …

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Hanoi, charming city with 1000-year history

Ha Noi [Outside Layer]  Capital of Vietnam Nearly 8 millions of population Over 1000 years old The meaning of Hanoi is “inside (the) river” Known as “The city of Soaring Dragon” [History] Hanoi is the heart of Viet Nam, a capital with a history of over one thousand years and nowadays still beats with its dynamic and lively spirit, making …

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Guide to buy tailored clothing in Hoi An

The skillful tailors in Hoi An made the couture clothes making business in this ancient town so popular. With their long experiences and the respect for the traditional business here, you can expect the highest quality for the final result. However, the tailors in Hoi An are not designers, so you need to take notes on the tips below to …

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