Đoan Môn Gate at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
Hanoi Activities

Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, Hanoi

For 800 years before Vietnam’s capital was moved to Hue in the early 19th Century, the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Hanoi was the main home and governmental centre for ruling dynasties of Vietnam. [Read more…]

Tran Quoc Pagoda in Hanoi
Hanoi Activities

Tran Quoc Pagoda, Hanoi

Tran Quoc Pagoda is a small Buddhist temple located on the south side of West Lake in Hanoi, which is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful temples in Vietnam. Opening hours: [Read more…]

The Huc Bridge is one of Hanoi's most famous landmarks
Travel from Hoi An

Travel from Hoi An to Hanoi

There are three ways to travel by public transport from Hoi An to Hanoi. 1. Take a direct bus to Hanoi. 2. Take a bus to Da Nang, then a train to Hanoi. 3. Fly [Read more…]

Street Food in Hanoi's Old Quarter
Travel from Cat Ba Island

Travel from Cat Ba Island to Hanoi

By joint bus and ferry service it takes from 3 to 4 hours to travel from Cat Ba Island to Hanoi depending upon which company you travel with. Bus Times from Cat Ba Island to Hanoi [Read more…]

Canal in Hoi An
Travel from Hanoi

Travel from Hanoi to Hoi An

By bus the journey from Hanoi to Hoi An is scheduled to take from 17 to 18 hours depending upon which bus service you take. Travel by direct bus takes about the same time as [Read more…]

Co Loa Citadel near Hanoi
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Co Loa Citadel, Hanoi

The Co Loa Citadel near Hanoi is generally considered to be Vietnam’s oldest archaeological site and of enormous significance to Vietnamese people as being the first capital of what would later develop into the modern [Read more…]

Bun Dau Mam Tom is popular in Hanoi
Vietnamese Food

Bun Dau Mam Tom

Bun Dau Mam Tom is a Vietnamese dish which is particularly popular in Hanoi. The principal ingredients are noodles, tofu and shrimp paste which gives the dish its pungent fragrance. About Bun Dau Mam Tom There [Read more…]

Thung Nai near Hoa Binh
Travel from Hanoi

Travel from Hanoi to Hoa Binh

By bus the journey from Hanoi to Hoa Binh is scheduled to take 3 hours. Bus Times from Hanoi to Hoa Binh There are currently 3 bus services a day from Hanoi to Hoa Binh available [Read more…]

The Huc Bridge in Hanoi
Travel from Moc Chau

Travel from Moc Chau to Hanoi

By bus the 185 km journey from Moc Chau in Son La Province to Hanoi is scheduled to take around 4 hours. Bus Times from Moc Chau to Hanoi There are currently 11 bus services a [Read more…]