green sticky rice hanoi

Green Sticky Rice (Cốm)

Hanoi - the capital with thousands years of culture, not only the beauty of the people here, but Hanoi also has a unique culinary culture. Speaking of culinary culture, we cannot fail to mention a specialty of Hanoi – Green sticky rice (Cốm) in Vong village. This is a folk..

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Dong Giao wood carving village

Located in Cam Giang district, Hai Duong Province, about 50km away from Hanoi, Dong Giao wood carving village is well-known for its skillful wood carving products and long a history of wood carving more than 300 years. Besides the village produces furniture (furniture,..

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Experience on water of Halong bay

Travelers to Halong bay not only enjoy the beautiful landscape, there's recently available thrilling activities for active travelers who want to experience the thrill with watercraft, baskets boat sailing or watch the sea on the parachute fly.., Halong bay now become ideal..

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Best restaurants for vegetarian in Hanoi

Eat vegetarian food to save the world, nowadays, the trend of vegetarian meals is more popular, more people choose vegetarian diet for their better health and to save the animal and the environment. If you are a vegetarian traveling to Hanoi, there will be a lot of choices for..

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Temple of Literature

Located at the south of Thang Long citadel, about 2km away from Hoan Kiem Lake, the Temple of Literature (Vietnamese: Văn Miếu - Quốc Tử Giám) is the very first stop-over for any tourist arriving Hanoi in the first time. Let’s visit this historical and cultural relic..

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Best time to travel Hanoi

Located in the Southeast Asia region and has the same time zone with Bangkok, also represented the typical weather of tropical monsoon type in Northern Vietnam; but Hanoi is unique thanks to its location on the northern hemisphere with four season times in the year, making Hanoi..

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Hanoi Old Quarter

Located right next to Hoan Kiem Lake, the old quarter of Hanoi has up to 76 streets. It is easy to recognize the old quarters by the streets covering it, for example: Hang Dau is in the north, Phung Hung is in the west, Hang Bong is in the south and Tran Quang Khai is in the..

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What to shop in Hanoi

Hanoi is so special and attractive that every tourist would choose it as the last destination before flying home. What make tourist like Hanoi so much? That’s because of variety of goods in Hanoi would satisfy even the most demanding buyer. Also, the best thing about shopping..

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Hang Da Market

Located in the intersection of Ha Trung, Duong Thanh and hang Dieu street, the Hang Da Market is a popular hang-out among the locals and the tourists visiting Hanoi. This market is also located very close to many other tourist attractions like Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Saint Joseph..

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Ba Be lake

Ba Be Lake – One of the most 16 beautiful lakes in the world Located about 230km away from Hanoi city, toward the northern mountainous region of Bac Kan, Ba Be Lake (local ethnic name is Slam Pe meaning the joint of three river’s branches) is honorably to be listed in Top..

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Cuc Phuong national park

Located in Ninh Binh province about 120km from Hanoi City, Cuc Phuong National Park is proudly the Vietnam’s first national park and also the country’s largest nature reserve. The great time to travel to Cuc Phuong is in dry season when the jungle rains has been over...

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Van Long wetland

Van Long wetland - the Natural Reserve Also located in Ninh Binh province (about 100 km far away from Hanoi city) like other famous destinations such as Tam Coc, Trang An etc, the Van Long natural reserve (or familiar name as the charming wetland) is proudly to be listed in..

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Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex

Tràng An complex - an outdoor geological museum of Vietnam Located in Ninh Binh, about 100 km away from Hanoi City, Trang An complex, Trang An grottoes is one of the most beautiful and charming karst region in Vietnam and also in the world. You would find no place that have..

tam coc

Tam Coc

Tam Coc is considered as the most attractive travel destination in Ninh Binh province, also well-known as "inland Halong Bay". Tam Coc means literally three caves, including: Hang Ca, Hang Hai and Hang Ba. All of these three caves are formed by the Ngo Dong river flowing through..

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Cat Ba island

Located in Halong bay, being the largest island among thousand islands of Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba island is well-known as a precious germ of Halong Bay by its spectacular array of sea and island scenery. If make a comparison within Lan Ha Bay circle, Cat Ba is also the largest one..

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Bai Tu Long Bay

The hidden beautiful virgin offshore Located in the east of the Ha Long Bay and bordered to the China’s territorial waters, Bai Tu Long Bay, well-known for a long strip of islands which was created when the entire limestone plateau sank below sea level, so called the..

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Halong bay

Located about 160km far away from Hanoi City, Halong Bay (as its name meaning Descending Dragon) is comprehensively the hunted place for tourists all over the world. Honorably recognized as World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1994 and listed in the New 7 Wonders in 2012, Halong..

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Ba Vi National Park

The ideal destination for trekking Located about 50km from Hanoi city to the west, the Ba Vi National Park, also valued as the first-class ecological zone in Vietnam with plentiful diversified tropical and subtropical species of flora and fauna, is always the place attracting..

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Flamingo Dai Lai Resort

Flamingo Dai Lai Resort – A dreamlike paradise Only about 40 kilometers from Hanoi city (about 35 minutes drive via road connecting Nhat Tan Bridge and Noi Bai airport), Flamingo Đại Lải Resort has become the ideal destination for the whole family, groups of friends..

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Trang Tien Plaza

The first high-end luxury shopping center in Hanoi With golden location so close to Hoan Kiem Lake, near the Hanoi Post Office, right from its early construction in 2000, Trang Tien Plaza had attracted many concerns of Hanoi people. Today, this 21,000m2 shopping center is not..

dong xuan market

Dong Xuan Market

Located on the northern edge of Hanoi Old Quarters (about 2 kilometers from Hoan Kiem Lake), Đồng Xuân Market (Springfield Market) is the largest covered market of Hanoi where the wholesale traders would offer you a wide range of goods such as fresh produce, souvenirs,..

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Cải Lương singing – a modern folk opera of Vietnam

A modern folk opera of Vietnam Originated in the southern of Vietnam in the early 20th century, which was mostly believed to first appear in Mekong Delta, the Cai Luong (literal translated as reformed opera) is a form of modern folk opera in Vietnam. Derived from Boi..

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Chèo – special type of opera in Vietnam

Chèo – which is quite strange to foreign tourists in Vietnam, but it is considered as an indispensable part of Vietnamese spirit. Among the Vienam’s treasure of folk culture and art, Cheo is classified into theatre-type for its unique special features containing: singing,..

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Amazing experience on cable car to Fansipan Peak

What's amazing that we can now conquer the top of Fansipan easily, just have a seat tight in a cabin, within only 30 minutes, you will reach the top of Indochina at 3,143m high. Recently opened for tourists, the cable route has welcomed thousands of tourists coming to Sapa to..

Ca Tru Singing

Ca Tru Traditional Singing

The world’s intangible heritage Ca trù (literally mean Tally Card Song) was a special type of music with its unique style that cannot be mixed with others. Its name is also various in each province in Vietnam like: ả đào, cửa đình, cửa quyền, cô đầu, nhà..