About Hanoi City

Hanoi City is the capital of Vietnam, a city of lakes, ancient buildings, French colonial buildings, and the world famous Old Quarter. Its terrain is flat and it is a very easy city to explore by walking or cycling. The sites to see here are endless with the mausoleum complex, ancient temples and pagodas, Vietnams first university, bustling markets, and a traditional water-puppet theatre among the myriad of sites waiting discovery. Travelers will find much to see in the city region, and the nearby surrounds are also full of interesting places to go and to explore. Tourists will never have ‘nothing to do’ in Hanoi as the vibrant city offers so much to travelers. Coking courses, street food, and Bia Hoi (fresh beer) establishments are part of the unique fabric of society in the Hanoian people and are great places to meet the locals.

Attractions of the City:

There are guided tours of the city’s main sights that usually take in the Temple of Literature, the H C Minh mausoleum complex. the One Pillar Pagoda, H C Minh’s humble bamboo residence, the Ethnology Museum and the Old Quarter, that will whet your appetite to see some more of the city. Hoa L0 Prison (“Hanoi Hilton”), History Museum, Opera house, and cooking classes are a few of the other attractions of the vibrant city.

Recommended Hotels

  • Sofitel Metropole Hotel
  • Intercontinental West Lake
  • Hilton Opera Hotel
  • Silk Path Hotel
  • Golden Silk Hotel
  • Tirant Hotel
  • Mihn Anh Hotel

Recommended  Restaurants

  • Essence Restaurant
  • Little Hanoi 1
  • Quan An Ngon
  • Buffet Sen Tay Ho
  • Jaspers Hanoi Towers
  • Tamarind Café
  • La Sala
  • Bun Bo Nam Bo


  • Le Club Bar Sofitel Hotel
  • Terrace Bar
  • Push Club
  • Lift Bar & Lounge
  • The Rooftop bar & restaurant
  • Nineteen Bar (D J)
  • Seventeen Salon Club



  • Vincom Tower
  • Trang Tien Plaza
  • Dong Xuan Local Market
  • Silk & Embroidery – Thanh Ha silk ( Hang Gai st )
  • Old Quarter – (souvenirs & trinkets)
  • Van Phuc silk Village.
  • Bat Trung Ceramic Village

Cooking class:

  • Orchid Cooking class
  • Hanoi Cooking Centre
  • Koto Cooking class