Hanoi’s Lakes

Hanoi’s Lakes

The capital of Hanoi occupies a bit more than 900km2 and in this urban centre there are 100 lakes dotting the city. They are more than just the soul of the City. 

10 differences between Bat Trang and other villages

Bat Trang is a pottery village. For generations, Bat Trang’s villagers have o­nly paid attention to making pottery, never farm work.

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Exploring Craft Villages in Ha Noi

Ha Noi is considered to be the cultural centre of Viet Nam, where every dynasty has left behind an imprint.

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Super North Gate in Hanoi

With the height of about 9 metres and a sophisticatedly decorated stone arch, the North Gate citadel is not really high but magnitude.

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Quang Ba night flower market

Quang Ba night flower market is considered the terminal market where most various kind of flowers in Hanoi are sold.

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Yen Phu Incense Village

Among villages like Ngoc Ha Flower Village, Ngu Xa bronze casting village and Yen Thai poonah paper village, Yen Phu Incense Village has existed for a long time.

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Yen Phu Incense Village

Among villages like Ngoc Ha Flower Village, Ngu Xa bronze casting village and Yen Thai poonah paper village, Yen Phu Incense Village has existed for a long time.

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Ngoc Son Temple

Den Ngoc Son, or the Temple of the Jade Mountain is one of Hanoi’s most picturesque temples. It is built on an islet in Ho Hoan Kiem where, in the 16th-18th centuries, there was a country villa used by the Trinh mandarins when they boated on the lake.

Temple of Literature (Van Mieu)

Temple of Literature is located on Van Mieu Street, 2km west of Hoan Kiem Lake. Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam is a famous historical and cultural relic consisting of the Temple of Literature and Vietnam is first university. The Temple of Literature was built in 1070 in honour of Confucius, his followers and Chu Van An, a moral figure in Vietnamese education.

Hanoi Opera House

As the same architectural style as the Opera House in France, the Hanoi Opera House is the largest theatre in Vietnam and is furnished rationally and harmoniously.

Tran Quoc Pagoda in Hanoi

Tran Quoc Pagoda in Hanoi is the oldest pagoda constructed in the sixth century during the reign of Emperor Ly Nam De.

Presidential Palace in Hanoi

Presidential Palace in Hanoi is a three-storey structure located on the north of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. It stands as a memento of French contribution to the architectural splendor in Indochina.