Hanoi: A City of Culture, History, and Cuisine

Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and is a city that truly showcases the best of Vietnamese culture, history, and cuisine. With so much to see and do, it is a wonderful destination for travelers of all ages. 

Vietnam is a food heaven which makes Hanoi the capital of diverse cuisines. Hanoi is known for its rich street food, with countless street stalls serving up delicious local dishes such as Phở, Bánh mì, and Chả cá. 

Top 5 Things To Do in Hanoi

  • Hoan Kiem Lake: This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Hanoi. The lake is said to have magical powers, and it is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike to relax and take in the scenery.
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum: This mausoleum is the final resting place of Ho Chi Minh, the first president of Vietnam. The mausoleum is a popular tourist attraction, and visitors are required to dress respectfully.
  • Old Quorter: Nightlife in Hanoi is even more exciting, with the Old Quarter area being particularly lively, many bars and restaurants open late into the night. The most popular location for tourists to stay during their visit is the Old Quarter of Hanoi, which contains in its 36 streets many interesting attractions, shopping and energetic local atmosphere.
  • One Pillar Pagoda: This pagoda is one of the most unique and iconic landmarks in Hanoi. The pagoda is built on a single lotus-shaped pillar and is said to have been built by Emperor Ly Thai To in the 11th century.
  • Temple of Literature: This temple was built in the 11th century and is considered to be the birthplace of Vietnamese education. The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a must-see for anyone interested in Vietnamese history and culture.


Hanoi Tours

Some of the most popular tours include:
Hanoi City Tour This tour takes you to some of the most popular tourist attractions in Hanoi, including Hoan Kiem Lake, the Temple of Literature, and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

Hanoi Food Tour This tour takes you to some of the best restaurants in Hanoi, where you can sample a variety of Vietnamese cuisine.

Hanoi Temple Tour This tour takes you to some of the most important temples in Hanoi, including the One Pillar Pagoda and the Tran Quoc Pagoda.

Hanoi Nightlife Tour This tour takes you to some of the best bars and clubs in Hanoi, where you can enjoy a night of Vietnamese music and dancing.

Book a Tour with Far East 247

Far East 247 There are many different Hanoi tours available, from short day trips to longer multi-day excursions, including all of the tours listed above. We can help you choose the perfect tour for your needs and budget. 

Contact us today to book your Hanoi tour!