Hanoi & surroundings


Hanoi (Vietnamese: Hà Nội) is the capital of Vietnam and the country’s second largest city. Hanoi offers a broad range of architectural styles, ancient temples, international restaurants, museums, and art galleries. You can spend a sun-filled afternoon strolling through sprawling markets, where open-air food stalls and luxury boutiques vie for the eye.

When it’s time to relax, tourists spend memorable days exploring the Old Quarter, also just 10 minutes away. Here you’ll find unmatched shopping, Hanoi Grand Theatre, and ancient Hoan Kiem Lake.

Arts & Culture
• Air Force Museum
• Army Museum
• Hoa Lo Prison Museum
• Water Puppets Theater
• Hanoi Opera House
• Fine Arts Museum
• History Museum
• Museum of Vietnamese Revolution
• Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Local Attractions
• Old Quarter
• West Lake
• Presidential Palace
• Hochiminh’s Mausoleum
• Temple of Literature
• One Pillar Pagoda
• Hoan Kiem Lake
• Dong Xuan Market
• Ngoc Son Temple

Nearby destinations
• Van Phuc Silk Village 8.0 km/5.0 miles
• Bat Trang Ceramic Village 13.0 km/8.1 miles
• Bac Ninh City 31.0 km/19.3 miles
• Hai Phong Village 100.0 km/62.1 miles
• Perfume Pagoda

Travel in Hanoi
• Taxis are the easiest and safest way to travel within Hanoi. Taxis are inexpensive and range from VND 12,0000 –14,000/km, with the fare shown on the meter. Recommendations for taxis include:
• Taxi group: +84 4 38535353 / +84 4 38262626
• Mai Linh Taxi: +84 4 38333333 / +84 4 38222666