Where can I hang out in Hanoi?
Top Places in Hanoi
Is there a red light district in Vietnam?
In Ho Chi Minh City, there are also “red light streets” operating day and night, the most bustling is Tan Son Street (Go Vap District, the area adjacent to Tan Binh District). Another “red light district” is also always bustling is the area around Hoa Binh Park (District 5).
Is Hanoi Night Market open during Tet?
This night market on the edge of West Lake starts up around 2 a.m., when wholesalers arrive to claim their spots with piles of different kind of flowers, and normally lasts until sunrise. Especially during Tet, the market will last the whole day.
As Hanoi is the center of Buddhism in Vietnam, several temples and pagodas were built hundreds of years ago. The most famous one is the One Pillar Pagoda, with the lotus-shaped architecture unique in Vietnam. The One Pillar Pagoda is located near the area of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum so that you won't miss it.
This Vietnam city was named a City for Peace by UNESCO in 1999 and is rated as one of the most popular destinations for female solo travellers. Compared to other Asian cities, Hanoi streets are relatively safe with convenient transport options.
Since a trip to Hanoi is not complete without sampling its traditional delicacies, here's a list of the top must-try foods in Hanoi.
A great place to explore on foot, this French-colonial city is also known for its delectable cuisine, vibrant nightlife, silks and handicrafts, as well as a multi-cultural community that's made up of Chinese, French and Russian influences.