Tag Archives: Hanoi

Ho Chi Minh Museum will open at noon

From the 1st September, Ho Chi Minh Museum will open at noon from 8 am to 5 pm weekdays except for Monday and Friday, visiting time lasts from 8 am to 12 noon. As for large international tour group, the museum will open before and after this duration if being requested in advance. Thus, instead of opening from 8 am …

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Vietnam has 4 best tourist destinations in Asia in 2013

Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh city, Hoi An ancient town and Ha Long Bay are selected to be the most attractive Asian tourist destinations in 2103 by visitors on travel website TripAdvisor. Ranking at 14th out of 25 most attractive Asian tourist destinations is Hanoi capital. According to the visitors, Hanoi won over them by ancient beauty of the temples, pagodas, …

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Ngoc Son temple

Location: on Ngoc Son island of Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi city Characteristics: despite a new architecture work, Ngoc Son Temple is a typical example about architectural space. Ngoc Son Island used to be known as Tuong Nhi (mean Elephant’s ear). The King Ly Thai To moved capital to Thang Long and named the island Ngoc Tuong and then it was …

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Hanoi intends to remove pedicabs

In order to be concordant with the development of transport, Hanoi is planning to remove pedicabs. In a meeting with Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Secretary of Hanoi Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi said that the unsuitable transport were gradually removed through developing process of transport. Therefore, the city intends to eliminate pedicabs by repurchasing them and arranging a …

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Explore Hanoi with Lonely Planet

Hanoi probably is the most graceful and unique capital in Asia, where place specific old quarters and ancient pagodas. Every morning, you will catch the image of Hanoian doing exercise at the lakes in the heart of the city Despite of timeless beauty, Hanoi is a modern city of the 21st century. The following is a view about Hanoi tourism …

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Hanoi Toursist Support Center comes into operation

With the determination of cleaning up tourism environment, Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Hanoi has just decided to establish Tourist Support Center. The center will officially come into operation from the 1st of August. The center is situated at the front of No.47 Hang Dau Street. Accordingly, the center will assist Hanoi’s tourism in providing and consulting information …

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My Dinh National Stadium

My Dinh National Stadium in Tu Liem district, Hanoi is the central and most important construction of Vietnam’s National Sports Complex . It was firstly built to serve Sea Games 22 and the 2nd ASEAN Para  Games and then meeting the requirements of long-term use according to planning of  Committee of Physical Education and Sports of Vietnam and Hanoi capital. …

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Long Bien bridge, the evidence for Vietnamese heroic history

Long Bien Bridge is the first steel bridge across Red River in Hanoi. It was built by the French from 1899 to 1902 and named after the Governor General of Indochina Paul Doumer. Still, Hanoians often called it Long Bien or Cai river bridge. At present, the bridge is still tagged the plate engraved with the words “ 1899-1902- Daydé …

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Central sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Hanoi

Right inside Hanoi is a historical relic that foreign visitors should not miss when traveling to this city. That is Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. Geographical position  The central sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Hanoi covers an area of 18.395 ha including: the 18 Hoang Dieu Archaeological Site and the remainders in the area of the …

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Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi

Hoan Kiem lake is situated in Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi city. It is considered as the pearl of capital, or “flower basket  in the heart of city” as the comparison of foreign visitors. According to scientists, the lake is the residue of Red river after changing the stream which  happened thousands of years ago. In fact, the origin name of …

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