Articles Posted in the " Hanoi Attraction " Category

  • Things to do in Hanoi on rainy day.

    Situated in the north, Vietnam’s capital Hanoi is often the first stop on a travellers visit due to it’s flight path and reputation for being the hub of traditional Vietnam culture. Visit this vibrant [...]


  • Long Bien Bridge

    It was built in 1903 by the architects of Daydé & Pillé, a French company. Before Vietnam’s independence in 1954, it was called Doumer Bridge, named after Paul Doumer – The Governor-General of French [...]


  • 5 free things in Vietnam’s capital

    At first glance, Hanoi is a hornet’s nest of motorbikes swarming Vietnam’s capital city. But look beyond the sea of roaring engines and beeping horns and a land of old-world Asian charm awaits, with [...]


  • Tây Tựu flower village blossoms

    Tây Tựu has become famous for its large variety of beautiful flowers that not only grace local markets but are also exported abroad, and all the households in the village have become involved in [...]


  • The Queen of Silkworms

    Nghi Tàm was the biggest silkworm farm in ancient Thăng Long. It is said that people in this area were taught the trade by Princess Quỳnh Hoa, the daughter of King Lý Thái Tông [...]


  • Hanoi fried pillow shaped cake

    Fried pillow shaped cake (so-called Bánh Gối) is one of famous traditional Hanoi food, which has been passed down from generations. If you are a visitor to Hanoi, walking along Hanoi Old Quarter you [...]


  • Vietnam chopstick etiquette

    Chopsticks are small tapered sticks used in pairs of equal length as the traditional eating utensils of Vietnam, China, Korea and Japan. The etiquette of using the chopsticks are one of unique spots of [...]


  • Quat Street

    Hang Quat is one of the most colourful streets in Old Quarter and it’s time for coverage in our 36 streets. Quat means fans, and that is of course what was traditionally made on [...]


  • More buggies begin Hoan Kiem routes

    According to Vietnam News (VNS) – The People’s Committee of Hoan Kiem District in Ha Noi will open two more electric buggy routes to introduce visitors to French-colonial architecture as well as famous historic [...]


  • Fish porridge

    Chao ca With its thick and creamy texture Vietnam’s rice porridge is the best pick when your queasy stomach can’t handle much else. If you want to jazz it up you can always add [...]