Best Things to Do in Hanoi Vietnam

Best Things to Do in Hanoi Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam (B)

Hanoi can seem very chaotic at first glance but there is much more to it than meets the eye. There are some things you simply can’t miss out on like visiting a temple and eating street food. And when you’ve had enough of visiting tourist attractions there are also some great alternative things to do, from a live escape game to spending the afternoon in a chilled cafe. Here are the Best Things To Do In Hanoi.

This temple is dedicated to Confucius and was the first university in Vietnam, built in 1070. It’s a really pretty area to walk around especially on a sunny day and there’s also a nice park next to it.

Our favourite museum in Hanoi. This is a really interesting museum where you can learn a lot about Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups and see many artefacts from their traditions. The highlights for us were the traditional stilt houses in the outside area.

Both Vietnamese and American prisoners were held here, including John McCain. This is really interesting for its propaganda factor and is definitely worth a visit if you are interested in learning more about the treatment of prisoners and day-to-day life there. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Best Things to Do in Hanoi Vietnam
Guide Location: Vietnam » Hanoi
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tim Kroeger
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Temple of Literature
  • Museum of Ethnology
  • Hoa Lo Prison
  • Tran Quoc pagoda
  • Quan Thanh temple
  • Dong Xuan market
  • Chau Long market
  • The Cube
  • Summit Lounge
  • Nola Café
  • Pho Cuon 31
  • Bookworm