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Hoa Lo Prison, a "Hanoi Hilton"

Last update May 11, 2019 in Unmissable
Hoa Lo Prison, a "Hanoi Hilton"
Hoa Lo is a prison in the center of Hanoi city. This place is named after the street of Hanoi from before the French colonial period. And this was a place to prison many of great Vietnam revolutionaries.
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Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple

Last update May 8, 2019 in Unmissable
Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple
This place is the heart of Hanoi city with the poetic Hoan Kiem Lake and the beauty sanctuary at Ngoc Son temple. The temple is located on an island in the middle of  Lake connected to the bank by an iconic bridge of Hanoi capital.
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Hanoi Temple of Literature

Last update May 8, 2019 in Unmissable
Hanoi Temple of Literature
The Temple of Literature is the complex of relics about the first university of Vietnam built in 1070. This is an important relic of Vietnam where many visitors come to learn about Vietnamese history, culture and fascinating architecture of the temple of literature.
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Hanoi Opera House - A Landmark in Hanoi city

Last update Apr 29, 2019 in Unmissable
Hanoi Opera House - A Landmark in Hanoi city
Hanoi opera house is the biggest theater in Vietnam. It is not only a place for art activities but also for historical and cultural evidence from French Colonial period. This is one of the lank marks in Hanoi city.
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Unveil Hanoi Old Quarter

Last update Apr 29, 2019 in Unmissable
Unveil Hanoi Old Quarter
Hanoi old quarter is a common name for an ancient urban area of Hanoi located outside the imperial citadel of Thang Long. This urban area concentrates the population of handicraft and trade activities which forming the typical craft streets and separated traditions of urban residents. Today, Hanoi old quarter is an attractive destination for those who want to learn about Thang Long, the ancient capital.
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A "must see" Vietnam museum of Ethnology in Hanoi city

Last update Apr 29, 2019 in Unmissable
A "must see" Vietnam museum of Ethnology in Hanoi city
Vietnam museum of Ethnology in Hanoi offers visitors a glimpse into the tradition and culture of 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam. The museum is also a place to preserve and promote the richness of social and cultural Vietnam to domestic and foreign visitors.
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Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi city

Last update Apr 29, 2019 in Unmissable
Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi city
In Hanoi city tour program, we see that the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the unmissable place to visit. The Mausoleum is historic with respect the great leader of Vietnam and also a special unique architecture work. Therefore, every day, thousands of domestic and foreigner visitors come to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum area. It is one of the most attractive places to visit in Hanoi.
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How to transfer from Hanoi city to Cat Ba Island?

Last update Apr 29, 2019 in Ideas for itinerary
How to transfer from Hanoi city to Cat Ba Island?
Cat Ba island is and archipelago in Cat Hai district, Hai Phong city. 150km away from Hanoi city. It is located offshore and about 30km from Hai Phong city. The north is Halong Bay. Cat Ba island is recognized by Unesco as the world biosphere reserve. Many people call this island the pearl island of the north.
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How to transfer from Hanoi to Sapa

Last update Apr 29, 2019 in Ideas for itinerary
How to transfer from Hanoi to Sapa
Sapa is a famous tourist destination in the northern Vietnam. This is a highland town in Lao Cai province, more than 300km from Hanoi. So how to go from Hanoi to Sapa? Here are some of the most convenient ways for tourists to travel from Hanoi to explore this wonderful area as well as a great place for relaxing.
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