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Small and sneaky alleys in the Hanoi Old Quarter not only offer enjoyable experiences of the capital city’s time-honoured culture but also the authentic taste of Hanoi cuisine.

Capella Hanoi among top 100 best new hotels in the world

Capella Hanoi, located in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, has been listed among top 100 best new hotels in the world as complied by prestige US magazine Travel + Leisure.

Famous alley shop in Hanoi’s Old Quarter thrives

23-year-old bun cha shop on 74 Hang Quat (Hanoi), open daily from 10 am to 2 pm, sells only 500 servings a day

Hoa Lo Prison sees sold-out tours after innovative service debuts

With new tourism services and social media use, Hoa Lo Prison has seen a big jump in the number of visitors.

Iconic Hanoi train street cafes reopen

Coffee shops along the railway line in Hanoi have reopened after more than two years.

Unique café where customers order by hand

The café, a special home for more than 30 people with disabilities, is creating products that win the heart of both domestic and international customers.

Opportunities for tourism recovery from SEA Games 31

SEA Games 31 is an opportunity for thousands of international athletes, officials and audiences to come to Vietnam, especially Hanoi where the opening and closing ceremonies and many competitions will take place.

A tasy tour of Hanoi Pate

Though pâté is originally a French word, it has become part of the Vietnamese vocabulary and is broken into two single-syllable words: pa tê. 

Times: Extraordinary trips to Vietnam in 2022

Observing French colonial buildings, visiting Buddhist temples, and trying the tasty street food in Hanoi are among the suggestions of The Times to foreign visitors to Vietnam.

Developing the Hanoi food travel map

Hanoi has been listed among the 25 best tourist destinations for food lovers in the world as voted by Tripadvisor readers. 

Special flower tour at History Museum

Flower lovers are in for a treat at an 'oasis' in downtown Hanoi. 


Keeping the fire of blacksmithing

Through many ups and downs of the history, the talented smiths of Hanoi’s old Hoe Thi craft village have still hold on with their ancestor’s trade.

Fascinating tours await international travelers to Hanoi

Being ready to welcome international tourists from March 15, Hanoi introduces many attractive heritage tours to discover the rich historic and charming capital city.


Poetic Hanoi in leaf changing season

Every year in March, many streets around Hanoi entered a leaf changing season. The leaf canopies are mixed with yellows and reds, making the scene become more beautiful and romantic .

Hanoi restores various cultural and entertainment activities

A series of cultural activities and tourism products are being reintroduced to entertain visitors to Hanoi as the Covid-19 has been contained.

Capital to open fourth pedestrian zone in downtown

The People’s Committee of Son Tay Town has planned to open a new pedestrian zone around Son Tay old fortress citadel, the fourth of this kind in Ha Noi during the upcoming Reunification Day (April 30) holiday to boost tourism.

As Covid cases rise, Hanoians avoid crowds on weekends, go to the mountains and forests

As the number of Covid cases is increasing rapidly, many Hanoi families are going camping in the forests or mountains on weekends instead of booking tours or going to amusement places in the inner city.

Hanoi’s birdcage craft village is unique in Vietnam

The reputation of the birdcage craft village comes from the artisans’ great knowledge about the behavior and the shape of different birds to make suitable cages in terms of both shape and size.

The story of a glass blowing craftsman

Mr. Ho Van Gung, in Giap Long Village, Thuong Tin District, Hanoi, has dedicated his whole life to keeping the traditional glass blowing craft alive.

Thuy Khue – the street of village gates in Hanoi

Wandering around the hustling and bustling streets in Hanoi, visitors will be surprised by ancient and mossy village gates, beside modern buildings. The traditional cultural features are preserved within the village gates.