museum of ethnology

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is located on an area of more than 4ha in Nguyen Van Huyen Street, Cau Giay district (which is about 8km away from the city center). It was first constructed by the end of year 1987 and inaugurated in 1997. The museum is designed by architect Ha..

dinh cong jewelry craft village

Dinh Cong Jewelry Craft Village

Located on the To Lich river bank in Thanh Tri district of Hanoi city (approximately 7km from Hoan Kiem Lake), Dinh Cong jewelry craft village is famous for its long-term history of jewelry handcraft sculpturing, and often be called as Jewelry Handicraft Village other than its..

le mat snake village

Le Mat Snake Village

Located nearly 7km from Northeast of Hanoi City, the ancient Le Mat snake village (common name as Snake village), is famous for its tradition of catching snakes and making delicious culinary dishes from them. Not only the local people but also foreign tourists like to come here..


Van Phuc Silk Village

Van Phuc silk village (or familiar name as Ha Dong silk village) is located in Van Phuc ward, Ha Dong district, approximately 10km away from Hanoi City. Famous with its unique silk weaving tradition of more than 1,000 years, Van Phuc silk products have lured every tourist..

making bat trang ceramic

Experience Bat Trang Ceramic village

Are you bored with a long vacation of transfer too much from this point to another point, and would like to inhale a new fresh experience, let’s take a short tour to Bat Trang ancient pottery village (just approximately 20 km far from Hanoi center. You can choose to arrive..

ionah show hanoi

Ionah show Hanoi – A fascinating story

You might hear about Cirque du Soleil show which is recognized all over the world for high-quality, artistic entertainment. Here recently in Hanoi, you can enjoy this fascinating entertainment show - Ionah Hanoi, but it's certainly unique compared to Cirque du Soleil and worth a..

Hung Kings temple festival

Hung King Temple Festival

Located on Nghia Linh mountain, (about 100km away from Hanoi city), the Hung King Temple is a solemn relic complex of Phu Tho province, and also one of the most tourist attraction in northern Vietnam. Every year, when the third lunar month comes, all Vietnamese citizens head for..

quan ho singing

Quan ho singing

If you come to Northern provinces of Vietnam like Bac Ninh or Bac Giang at their festival times, you would encounter Quan ho singing - a Vietnamese folk music style characterized by alternating groups of female and male singers issuing musical challenges and responses. It is..

mai chau tour

Mai Chau Valley

Located about 135km from Hanoi, toward the Northwest of Hoa Binh province, Mai Chau, which hidden in idyllic valleys and hills, is really a good recommendation for those want to escape from the hot weather and the hustle environment in Hanoi to find a peaceful world for their..

quat dong embroidery village

Quat Dong Embroidery Village

Located at Thuong Tin district, Ha Tay province, which is about twenty kilometers south from Hanoi, Quat Dong embroidery craft village is considered as the cradle of embroidery in Vietnam with its brand name famous nationwide and all over the world. As in the legend, the..

ho chi minh mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the final resting place of Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi, Vietnam. It’s a large building located in the center of Ba Dinh Square, where Ho Chi Minh, Chairman of the Communist Party of Vietnam from 1951 until his death in 1969, read the Declaration of..

hanoi opera house

Hanoi Opera House

Hanoi's majestic old Opera House, located in the French Quarter near the posh hotels, is an attraction in itself. While Western operas are occasionally mounted here, there are also performances by visiting classical orchestras, and a whole gamut of entertainments, such as..

ancient house 87 ma may hanoi

Ancient House at 87 Ma May street, Old Quarter

Dating back to the 19th century, this very special house is a stunning example of the type of architecture that prevailed throughout Hanoi before the concrete egg-carton style took over. If you plan on visiting Hoi An, or have already done so, you'll recognise this as a..

temple of literature

10 Must-see attractions in Hanoi

Hanoi, one of the most beautiful of the colonial Indochinese cities is often the start or end point of a trip to Vietnam, and what a great welcome or farewell it is. Simply oozing charm, Hanoi has gone through wholesale changes in the last decade since Vietnam swung open its..

ho chi minh museum

Ho Chi Minh Museum

Looking at the massive white lotus-shaped structure that houses the Ho Chi Minh Museum's collection, one might wonder how so much real estate could be dedicated to one man. You'll pass through airport-style security to gain access, and the first layer of exhibits is much what..

hoa lo prison

Hanoi Hilton – Hoa Lo Prison

Few surviving historical vestiges attest as vividly and pointedly to Vietnam's complicated journey through the 20th century as Hoa Lo — better known as the Hanoi Hilton. The French simply called it Maison Centrale, and apparently razed one of the local outlying craft..