Vietnam’s electric capital city has it all. A captivating fusion of the East and West, Hanoi’s irresistible energy never fails to mesmerise those who visit and its impression will stay with you long after you have left.
Hanoi has so much to offer the willing traveller. Gateway to the enchanting Halong Bay, the capital is the bustling centre of modern Vietnam whilst at the same time oozing old-world charm.
The grand villas and tree-lined boulevards of the French Quarter are a reminder of Hanoi’s colonial past, whilst the chaotic streets are full of life and soaked in Vietnamese culture. People zoom past on scooters, grey-bearded men play chess on the shores of Hoan Kiem Lake and the locals rise with the dawn to practise Tai Chi. Throughout the city you’ll stumble across leafy temple complexes and sacred pagodas amongst other treasures.
A city that is best explored on foot, you can lose yourself in the labyrinth of the Old Quarter. Wandering along the winding, narrow streets you will come across fifteenth-century houses occupied by generations of shopkeepers who sell everything from silks to souvenirs.
A highlight of any trip to Vietnam is the food, and Hanoi is no exception. Visitors are presented with a seemingly endless selection of local eateries and street-food stalls, where you can sample an array of Vietnamese delicacies from Pho to Banh Xeo.
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