Hanoi listed among world’s top tourist destinations in 2010

Hanoi is ranked third among 12 most attractive destinations in the world in 2010, announced a US prestigious tourist publisher.

Frommer with the most best-selling guidebooks in the US advised travellers to chose Hanoi for their destinations as the city will celebrate its 1,000 th birthday and the National Tourism Year 2010.

“ Hanoi also happens to be Asia’s most Asian city”, said Ron Emmons, author Frommer’s Thailand and co-author Frommer’s Southeast Asia .

A cultural centre littered with pagodas, temples and historic monuments, Hanoi offers plenty for traveller to seek an authentic experience with excellent meals available at both street-side stalls and fine eateries, the labyrinthine Old Quarter, the area around Hoan Kiem Lake that houses water puppetry theatre and art galleries, said the publisher.

Ha Noi will restore important beautiful landscapes, including Bat Trang tourism port, Duong Lam ancient village and Huong pagoda to mark the National Tourism Year 2010./.