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Explore Top 22 most attractive tourist attractions in Hanoi with HoaBinh Tourist

Content 15/07/2023 60

Hanoi tourist attractions always have a great attraction for tourists. Now let's take a look at the 23 most interesting and attractive Hanoi tourist attractions with HoaBinh Tourist to explore with family and friends over the weekend!

1. Ba Dinh Square – Uncle Ho's Mausoleum

Uncle Ho's Mausoleum - Ba Dinh Square is the political center of Vietnam with the National Assembly, Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh Museum…

Ba Dinh Square - Uncle Ho's mausoleum - a place to keep history in the heart of Hanoi

Uncle Ho's mausoleum is the place to keep the body of the beloved leader. Outside the mausoleum are rows of green bamboo. The Mausoleum is open on Tuesday, 4, 5, 7 and Sunday mornings. 

Ba Dinh Square is the largest square in Vietnam, located on Hung Vuong Street and in front of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. This square is also the place to record many important imprints in the history of Vietnam.

In particular, on September 2, 1945, President of the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence giving birth to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. This is also the place where parades take place on the occasion of major Vietnamese holidays, and is also a place to visit, play and stroll for tourists and Hanoi people.

Ba Dinh Square - the pride of Hanoi people

2. Guom Lake (Hoan Kiem Lake)

Guom Lake or Hoan Kiem Lake located in the center of the city, Hoan Kiem Lake is likened to the heart of this thousand-year-old city. The lake's surface is like a big mirror reflecting the ancient trees, the willow trees with flowing hair, the roofs of ancient temples and pagodas, mossy old towers, new high-rise buildings reaching up to the blue sky.

An interesting experience for tourists is to walk around the lake, you will see an ancient but still modern Hanoi clearly appearing. Next to the lake are architectural works such as But tower, Nghien radio, The Huc bridge leading to Ngoc Son temple, King Le Thai To temple, Hoa Phong tower, etc.

Guom Lake - an ancient feature in the heart of Hanoi

3. Hanoi Old Quarter

If you want to learn about the life, culture and people of Trang An, you should not ignore the old town - one of the tourist attractions in Hanoi full of interesting and attractive to tourists.

Hanoi Old Quarter is located to the west and north of Hoan Kiem Lake, where the population is densely populated with 36 streets. Each street here mainly focuses on selling a certain type of item.

Wandering around the neighborhood and enjoying old town cuisine such as Bat Dan noodle soup, La Vong fish cake, Hang Manh vermicelli, Dinh Liet wonton noodles, cold snail noodle at O Quan Chuong, etc. will make your trip more memorable so many!

Hanoi Old Quarter - A place to keep nostalgia for a while

4. Temple of Literature – Quoc Tu Giam

If you name the top tourist attractions in Hanoi in the past and now, perhaps everyone will immediately think of the Temple of Literature. This is a leading cultural and architectural complex and is the pride of the people of the capital when it comes to the thousand-year-old tradition of Thang Long - Dong Do - Hanoi.

Temple of Literature is considered a symbol of knowledge and education in Vietnam. This is the place to worship the saints, ancestors of Confucianism and Quoc Tu Giam Chu Van An - a typical teacher of high morals and dignity of Vietnamese education.

Temple of Literature Quoc Tu Giam - Spreading Taoism in Contemporary Life

5. Hanoi Cathedral

Located at 40 Nha Chung Street, Hang Trong Ward, the Cathedral is one of the interesting destinations in Hanoi, a place frequented not only by believers but also a familiar place for young people and tourists. quadrilateral calendar. The church is designed in the European medieval Gothic style with high walls, domes and many windows.

Inside the church, the sanctuary is carved with wooden patterns, painted with gold and gold, combined with a system of stained glass paintings of Saints. Feeling like standing in an ancient castle with classical music, you must really want to try it, right?

Discover Hanoi Cathedral - the most beautiful ancient church in the capital

6. West Lake

West Lake is one of the famous scenic spots of Hanoi with a very poetic and dreamy lakeside scenery. The color of the water in each season in West Lake has a magical and spectacular change according to the weather, sometimes blue, sometimes gray, then light and dark…

In particular, the sunset at West Lake is extremely beautiful. Visitors should once experience the extremely romantic and fanciful scene when the sunset falls.

At the end of the day, when the sunset falls covering the landscape, with the blur of the street lights on the water, creating an extremely fanciful and romantic scene.

Along West Lake, there are many delicious snack shops, very suitable for your lakeside stroll with friends such as: salty donuts, noodle rolls, grilled hearts…

The West Lake is peaceful when gloam - the check-in point is loved by young people

7. Tran Quoc Pagoda

Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the oldest pagodas in Hanoi and Vietnam, located on a peninsula south of West Lake, near the end of Thanh Nien Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi. Once the Buddhist center of Thang Long citadel in the Ly and Tran dynasties with historical and architectural values, Tran Quoc Pagoda is famous for being the sacred Buddha's door, which attracts many Buddhists, visitors, domestic and foreign tourists.

In early 2017, Tran Quoc Pagoda was included in the list of 16 most beautiful temples in the world voted by the Daily Mail (UK). Please visit Tran Quoc Pagoda, make sure you will be amazed by the quiet space, the poetic beauty of the "lotus flower" floating on the water of West Lake.

Tran Quoc Pagoda - A thousand-year-old ancient temple on the West Lake

8. Hanoi Opera House

Located at 1 Trang Tien, Opera House is one of the beautiful tourist attractions in Hanoi with many historical imprints. This is the venue for major art shows by many of Vietnam's top famous singers and artists.

Visitors can admire the magnificent architecture of the Opera House or buy tickets to one of the regularly held shows to see the magnificent interior of the theatre.

Hanoi Opera House - A masterpiece of art in the heart of the capital

9. Vietnam-Soviet Friendship Palace of Culture and Labour

The Vietnam-Soviet Friendship Palace of Culture and Labour is a work that was started on the foundation of the old Dau Xao house from the French era that was destroyed. The total area of the cultural palace is 3.2 ha, including 3 main buildings: a performance house, a study house, and a technical house.

This is an architectural and cultural work for art performances, exhibitions, scientific conferences, rallies or major cultural events… Besides, this place is also a place for entertainment of many young people in the capital on weekday evenings.

Vietnam-Soviet Friendship Palace of Culture and Labour: A symbol of Vietnam - Soviet friendship

10. Thang Long Imperial Citadel 

Thang Long Imperial Citadel is a relic complex associated with the development of Thang Long - Hanoi, built by kings in many historical periods. This is also the most important relic in the system of historical monuments of Vietnam.

Coming to Thang Long Imperial Citadel, visitors can visit outstanding places such as the archaeological area at 18 Hoang Dieu, Doan Mon, Kinh Thien Palace, Bac Mon (Cai Bac citadel)...

Discover Thang Long Imperial Citadel - Find golden historical milestones

11. Hanoi flagpole

Hanoi Flag Tower, also known as Hanoi Flag Tower, is located on the grounds of the Vietnam Military History Museum. Considered as the most intact and monumental work in the complex of Thang Long Imperial Citadel relic complex, the Flag Tower is a tourist attraction in Hanoi that visitors cannot ignore in their journey to discover the history of the land Hanoi.

Hanoi flagpole -

12. One Pillar Pagoda

One Pillar Pagoda was built in 1049 under the Ly dynasty, is one of the symbols of Hanoi capital next to the Turtle and Khue Van Cac towers. In addition to the spiritual meaning, One Pillar Pagoda is a unique architectural work with high aesthetics, expressed through visual arts on the water, sculpture, painting, etc., reflecting ancient cultural values as well as nationalistic.

One Pillar Pagoda - The temple with the most unique architecture in Asia

13. Long Bien Bridge

Long Bien Bridge was built by France in 1898 and was the first steel bridge to cross the Red River. The bridge is associated with the two resistance wars against the French and the Americans, and is considered a symbol of Hanoi during its difficult years.

Past values are still deposited in each span, so in the hearts of many Hanoians, Long Bien Bridge is an indelible part of memory.

You can also see Long Bien Bridge from nearby cafes. Watching the flow of people on the bridge from a different perspective will give you many interesting experiences.

Long Bien Bridge - witness of peaceful history at sunset

14. Hanoi Railway Station

Hanoi Railway Station, originally called Hang Co Station, was built and inaugurated by the French in 1902. Over the past century, Hanoi Railway Station has always been an important traffic hub of the country as well as of the country capital.

Hanoi Railway Station - a unique architectural feature of the French colonial period

15. Dong Xuan Market

Dong Xuan Market is one of the largest markets in Hanoi. This place sells a wide variety of items from food, apparel to consumer goods to suit many interests as well as different objects. Because it is a wholesale market, the goods here are also cheaper than other places.

Don't forget to choose some souvenirs for yourself when you come here to visit. Dong Xuan Market is also a place to sell a lot of delicious and attractive foods typical of Hanoi, if you have the opportunity to come here, don't forget to enjoy!

Dong Xuan Market - The top shopping center of Hanoi capital

16. My Dinh National Stadium

My Dinh National Stadium is the second largest stadium in Vietnam with a capacity of more than 40,000 seats. This is always a priority place to organize major national and international events such as football tournaments, exciting music festivals, etc.

My Dinh Stadium is also home to brilliant fireworks displays. every holiday season. On weekdays in the evening, this is also a popular entertainment place for many people.  

My Dinh National Stadium is in the top 5 best stadiums in Southeast Asia

17. Hoa Lo Prison

Hoa Lo Prison was built by the French in 1896 with the name "Maison Central", where the revolutionary soldiers were detained against the colonial regime. This was one of the most solid constructions in Indochina at that time. After the liberation of the capital, the prison was placed under the authority of the revolutionary government.

Today, Hoa Lo prison has become a special historical relic with many precious documents displayed and carefully preserved, attracting thousands of domestic and foreign tourists to visit each year.

Explore Hoa Lo prison - 1 of the 3 hells on earth during the war

18. Quan Thanh Temple

Located next to the West Lake and the North Gate of Hanoi, this is the most impressive spiritual site in the capital. Quan Than Temple is one of the "four towns" of the ancient Thang Long citadel. In the temple of Huyen Thien Tran Vu, the god of the North. Over the dynasties, Quan Thanh Temple was also restored many times, but basically remained unchanged without much change in architecture.

Not only contributing to adorn the ancient and poetic scenery of West Lake tourist area, Quan Thanh Temple is also a precious relic of culture, art, architecture and sculpture, an impressive tourist destination on arrival in Hanoi.

Quan Thanh Temple - The beauty of the

19. Hang Dau Water Tower

Hang Dau water tower is a work to supply domestic water for Hanoi people since the French colonial period. Hang Dau water tower predates Long Bien bridge. The tower is located at the intersection of 6 streets: Hang Than, Hang Luoc, Hang Giay, Hang Dau, Quan Thanh and Phan Dinh Phung. 

Hang Dau water tower or familiarly known as Hang Dau Round Bot, everyone in Hanoi knows. Hang Dau water tower was built in 1894, is one of the ancient architectural works of Hanoi.

See the oldest and 1-0-2 French architecture of Hang Dau Water Tower

20. Ham Long Church

Ham Long Church is one of the largest and most beautiful churches in Hanoi. The architecture of the church is distinguished by the bell tower located in the center of the façade decorated in a simple and harmonious manner. Especially around the church is also decorated with many vividly sculpted saints.

Ham Long Church - The most beautiful Catholic church in Hanoi

21. Lenin Park

Located between 4 major streets in Hanoi, Tran Phu - Nguyen Tri Phuong - Hoang Dieu - Dien Bien Phu, Lenin Park is not only a solemn and beautiful highlight of the beloved capital, but also attracts many people by its unique heritage the majestic sound of the nation.

Today, the park is a place of entertainment and entertainment for residents as well as tourists visiting the capital.

Lenin Park - A historical mark in the heart of Hanoi capital

22. Ceramic path

The ceramic path built in 2008 on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi is one of the unique tourist attractions not to be missed when coming to the capital. This place has been recognized by the Guinness World Records as the longest ceramic painting in the world.

Ceramic Path has been recognized by the Guinness World Records as the longest ceramic painting in the world

Above are the Hanoi tourist destinations that you can go in a day once you have set foot in the capital. Besides, there are still many other attractive places waiting for you to explore. HoaBinh Tourist wishes you have an interesting and fun trip to Hanoi. If you have any questions, please contact us via hotline: 0939.311.911 - 0913.311.911 for specific answers and advice.


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