The name speaks for itself. Explore the old Hanoi and its sights. The atmosphere here is well worth it.
An UNESCO gem. Thousands of small islands are scattered along the bay - each of them unique and a real treat. Do not miss!
This is a must while in the city. Dive into the frenzy and take in the different smells and sounds of Vietnam.
A Colonial-style cathedral left here by the French. Worth the visit for its elegant look and the attractions nearby.
The legend says that the Vietnamese emperor returned the sword that helped him banish the Chinese to the golden turtle god here.
A must not just for history buffs. Dedicated to the Vietnam War and its consequences from the locals' point of view. An eye-opener.
Devoted to Confucious and used to serve as Hanoi's first university. A stunning complex with so much to discover.
Modern Vietnam was established here. A majestic historical site and the final resting place of Ho Chi Minh. Do not miss.
Stop by in the evening to see the lively and bustling market. Not much to buy here, but the atmosphere makes the visit worth it.
Vietnam War was ended here with a tank crashing through the front gate. A stunning historical sight and a must-see.
The temple is devoted to Confucian and Taoist scholars. One of the most picturesque spots in all of Hanoi - do not miss!
One of the jewels of Colonial architecture. Still serves its original purpose, so you can wander inside and marvel at the interior.
Not opened to the public, this building is one of the wonders from the Colonial era. Especially beautiful at night.
One of the beautiful buildings from the Colonial times. The performances here are high-quality and well worth the money.
Hanoi's largest market with undeniable atmosphere. Dive in, go through the massive amounts of sortiment and don't forget to haggle!
These tunnels were used by the Viet Cong during the war. A unique historical sight and a must-visit for history buffs.
Although the original building was blasted by the French, the replica still holds its charm and makes for a picturesque sight.
The street is famous for the shops that sell Buddha statues and fans. One of Hanoi's atmospheric areas.
The 68-floor skyscraper features an observation deck on its 50th floor which gives you a stunning view of the whole city.
The complex that has been the centre of Vietnam military operations for centuries has been recently opened. A lot to see here.