Hanoi – Viet Nam’s capital is located in the Northwest of Red River Delta. Hanoi first attracts tourists by its own name, it means “the hinterland between the rivers”. Hanoi is embraced by the two rivers: Red river and Day river. Endowed by the nature, Hanoi possesses a typical climate of the Northern with four distinguished seasons in a year: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter.
Hanoi is where different cultures comes together, as evident in architectures, costumes, cuisines, and pastime of people.
Developing for thousand years, Hanoi has become an attractive destination. There are famous cultural and historical sites as the Thang Long Old Citadel, Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature – Vietnam’s first university), Hoan Kiem Lake, Thap Rua (Turtle Tower), Ngoc Son Pagoda, One-pillar Pagoda, Hanoi’s Minster, Hanoi’s Opera House, Bat Trang Pottery Village…
When mentioning Hanoi, not only Vietnamese but also Westeners are familiar with the phrase “Hanoi 36 Streets and Guilds”. In the past, each street specilized in a kind of good like Hang Bac, Hang Chieu, Hang Bong, Hang Ma… Nowaday, although some streets no longer have the products for which they were named, trading is still noisy there. All streets gathered around Hoan Kiem lake in the heart of Hanoi, which is called Hanoi Old Quarter.
Hanoi is the most attractive destination of Viet Nam but also the most mysterious and interesting capital in the world.