The mausoleum is the last resting place of Ho Chi Minh. It is a symbol of gratitude and respect of Vietnamese people for president Ho Chi Minh.
Tran Quoc Pagoda (Chùa Trấn Quốc) is a Buddhist temple located on a West Lake islet, Hanoi.
Ho Chi Minh Museum has more than 120,000 documents, objects and films about President Ho Chi Minh’s life and revolutionary work.
Hanoi’s Old Quarter, or 36 Phố Phường (36 Streets), with over a thousand years of history, remains one of Vietnam’s most lively and unusual places, where you can buy almost anything.
Hoan Kiem Lake (Hồ Hoàn Kiếm), literally means Lake of the Restored Sword, is an enchanting body of water right in the heart of Hanoi.
Hanoi’s famous One Pillar Pagoda (Chùa Một Cột) is a cultural and historic relic, unique for its architectural features.
The Temple of Literature (VănMiếu), a pleasant retreat from the streets of Hanoi, constitutes a rare example of well-preserved traditional Vietnamese architecture and is well worth a visit.
Water puppetry is the art uniquely Vietnamese and has often been called the "Soul of the Rice-fields” because of its traditional link to the earth, water and rice growers themselves.
Hanoi Opera House (Nhà hát lớn) is not only a rendezvous for those who love theatrical performance and traditional songs and music, symphonies, opera and classical opera; but also a tourist attraction for local and foreign visitors.
St Joseph's Cathedral (Nhà thờ lớn) is the oldest church in Hanoi. It is located on Nha Chung Street, a short distance from the Hoan Kiem Lake.
West Lake (Hồ Tây), with a shore length of 17 km (about 10.6 miles), is the largest lake of the capital and a popular place for recreation with many surrounding gardens, hotels and villas.
Four sacred temples of Thang Long (former name of Hanoi) have Vietnamese name is Thăng Long tứ trấn.
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (Bảo tàng dân tộc học) is the largest and undoubtedly the most interesting Museums in Hanoi and Vietnam.
Featuring the hybrid ‘Indochinese style’ of architecture, National museum of Vietnamese history (Bảo tàng lịch sử Việt Nam)traces the history of the Vietnamese people from the earliest times to the present day using displays of cultural and ethnological significance.
The Vietnam Fine Arts Museum (Bảo tàng mỹ thuật), a prime tourist attraction of Hanoi, exhibits in great detail the history of fine arts in Vietnam displaying comprehensive collections with more than 2,000 items.
Built in 1917 by the French colony, the Museum of Vietnamese Revolution (Bảo tàng Cách mạng Việt Nam) is now dedicated to displaying artifacts, documentaries and sporadic exhibitions about Vietnamese’s struggle in modern history.
The Viet Nam Military History Museum (Bảo tàng quân đội Việt Nam), set up on July 17, 1956, is one of national museums in Vietnam. It covers 12,800 m2. It is situated in central Hanoi, opposite the Lenin Park and near the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.
The Vietnamese Women’s Museum (Bảo tàng Phụ nữ Việt Nam) was founded by the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in 1987 under Decision 09/CT as an entity within the Vietnam Women's Union.
BátTràng, a small village about 13 kilometers southeast of Hanoi center, on the other side of the Red River. The village is famous for ceramic and pottery products of high quality.