The city of Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and can be considered as Asia's most charming capital city. The city boasts a fascinating blend of east and west, combining traditional Sino-Vietnamese motifs with French flair, elegant French Villas, colonial-era structures, tree-lined boulevards, parks, lakes, museums, art galleries, temples, museums and a historic Old Quarter, that attract tourists from all across the globe to come and experience the preserved vibrant culture of Vietnam.
The best way to get a full experience of this 1000-year-old city is to indulge in some of the best things to do in Hanoi, which include taking a tour of one of its many museums like Ho Chi Minh Museum, Fine Arts Museum and the National Museum of Vietnamese History; its beautiful temples like the Temple of Literature, Ngoc Son Temple, Bach Ma Temple and the Hani Temple and its many parks like the Lenin Statue and Park, Ly Thai To Statue and Park and the Ho Tay - West Lake. Other top attractions in Hanoi include historic wartime sites like B-52 Lake and the Hoa Lo Prison. There are various amusement opportunities as well like the Water Puppet Theater, Kinder Park and Ha Noi circus. One can even indulge in various activities in Hanoi which include motorbike tours and food tours. The city also offers significant shopping opportunities like the Old Quarter, which is lined with various fashion stores, souvenir stalls, snack and trinket sellers and malls like Vincom City Towers where one can find luxury brands, a cinema and a colourful gaming area. With such an infinite list of activities and things to do, one is definitely going to fall short of time in this city. Hanoi promises to give you a peaceful, relaxed and a memorable vacation.