20 Exciting Things To Do in Hanoi, Vietnam

20 Exciting Things To Do in Hanoi, Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam (B)

Hanoi is a beautiful, bustling city with plenty of exciting things to do! The city is full of interesting history, delicious food and plenty of culture that will make your trip memorable. I’ve spent one week in the Vietnamese Capital together with my partner and a local friend. I totally loved it and decided to collect all the things we did in this blog post. Here’s my list of 20 exciting things to do in Hanoi, Vietnam:

Eating street food in Hanoi is definitely something you can’t skip! Vietnamese street food is very fresh and healthy and a big part of Vietnamese culture. Most dishes are served with vegetables, herbs and rice or noodles. I found so many delicious treats on the streets, like pho, bun cha and banh mi sandwiches:

Pho is a noodle soup with meat, herbs and vegetables. It’s a classic dish that’s served everywhere in Hanoi and across the country.

Bún chả Hanoi is a Vietnamese dish of grilled pork and noodles. Bún chả Hanoi is served as a soup with grilled fatty pork and a plate of white rice noodles and a basket of vegetables/herbs. You then add your own noodles and vegetables/spices to your soup. It’s definitely my most favorite dish from North Vietnam! Please notice that there’s a difference between Bún chả and Bún chả Hanoi! My favorite place in Hanoi to eat Bún chả Hanoi is: Bún Chả Nem 41 Cửa Đông. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 20 Exciting Things To Do in Hanoi, Vietnam
Guide Location: Vietnam » Hanoi
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Daphne Van Der Pol
Read it on Author's Website: https://girlswanderlust.com/20-exciting-things-to-do-in-hanoi-vietnam/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bún Chả Nem 41 Cửa Đông
  • Banh Mi Long Hoi
  • Chè – Xôi chè Bà Thìn (Chè cổ Hà Nội)
  • Đinh Café
  • Hanoi Opera House
  • Water Puppet Show
  • Hanoi Train Street
  • Hoa Lo Prison Museum
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
  • One-Pillar Pagoda
  • Presidential Palace
  • Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
  • West Lake Park
  • Quan Thanh Temple
  • Trấn Quốc Pagoda
  • Hoan Kiem Lake
  • Ngoc Son Temple
  • Dong Xuan Market
  • Old Quarter of Hanoi
  • Museum of Vietnamese History
  • St. Joseph Cathedral
  • Chua Tran Quoc
  • Vietnam Military History Museum