Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Hanoi

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Hanoi is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Hanoi a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Hanoi.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Hanoi:

  1. Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre

    #1 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Hanoi
    Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre

    Tags: Art And Culture, Entertainment, Performance, Theatre

    Address: 57b Dinh Tien Hoang, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi, Vietnam

    Timings: 03:30 pm - 08:00 pm Details

    Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre is a familiar address for both domestic tourists and foreign ones, who want to enjoy water puppet shows and discover the beauty of this unique Vietnam traditional art. ...Read more

  2. Temple Of Literature And National University

    #2 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Hanoi
    Temple Of Literature And National University

    Tags: Art And Culture, Monument, Nature, University

    Address: Van Mieu, Dong Da, Ha Noi, Vietnam

    Timings: 07:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Also know as Van Mieu, The Temple of Literature is one of the oldest major monuments of Vietnam. It’s home to remnants of Vietnam's pre 19th and 20th century history.. Founded by King Ly Thanh T...Read more

  3. Ho Chi Minh Museum

    #3 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Hanoi
    Ho Chi Minh Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum

    Address: Chua Mot Cot, Doi Can, Ba Dinh, Ha Noi, Vietnam

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    The Ho Chi Minh Museum explains the life and times of Ho Cho Minh, perhaps the most celebrated human being in Vietnam. There are a number of interesting photos, manuscripts and translations of Ho&rsqu...Read more

  4. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

    #4 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Hanoi
    Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Landmark, Square

    Address: Hung Vuong, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam

    Timings: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm Details

    The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum holds the embalmed remains of Ho Chi Minh; this larger than life granite structure stands in over Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Ba Dinh Square which is situated ...Read more

  5. Hoa Lo Prison

    #5 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Hanoi
    Hoa Lo Prison

    Tags: Art And Culture, River, Nature

    Address: Hoa Lo, Tran Hung Dao, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi, Vietnam

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Hao Lo Prison was a prison used by the French colonists in Vietnam for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for prisoners of war&n...Read more

  6. Vietnamese Women's Museum

    #6 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Hanoi
    Vietnamese Women's Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, History Museum

    Address: 36 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hang Bai ward, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi, Vietnam

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Vietnamese women’s museum highlights the heroic struggles and contribution of Vietnamese women in the society and culture. It holds an incredible collection of posters, fabrics and tribal ar...Read more

  7. Vietnam Museum Of Ethnology

    #7 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Hanoi
    Vietnam Museum Of Ethnology

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum

    Address: Nguyen Van Huyen, Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Ha Noi, Vietnam

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Vietnam Museum of Ethnology exhibits objects of interest and information from the indigenous ethnic groups in Vietnam. It’s a fascinating visit where one can learn about interesting facts relate...Read more

  8. Ho Chi Minh's Residence

    #8 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Hanoi
    Ho Chi Minh's Residence

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Estate, Lake

    Address: Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh, Ha Noi, Vietnam

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Ho's residence, the well-known house on stilts, is behind the Presidential Palace, a magnificent French colonial building built in 1901 for the resident French governor. Instead of the glorious struct...Read more

  9. St Joseph's Cathedral

    #9 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Hanoi
    St Joseph's Cathedral

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: 40 Nha Chung, Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi, Vietnam

    Timings: 05:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    Entering this majestic church is like walking into 1886, as little has changed since it first opened its doors. The centre of Catholicism in Hanoi is the beautifully decrepit neo-Gothic, St Joseph&rsq...Read more

  10. Fine Arts Museum

    #10 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Hanoi
    Fine Arts Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum

    Address: 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Ba Dinh, Ha Noi, Vietnam

    Timings: 09:15 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Housed in a recently renovated colonial building, this museum contains the finest display of artwork in all the country, and so is a must do for anyone interested in art. Its three floors contain exam...Read more

  11. Bai Dinh Temple

    #11 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Hanoi
    Bai Dinh Temple

    Tags: Temple

    Address: Gia Sinh, Gia Viễn District, Ninh Bình Province 432449, Vietnam

    Being the largest pilgrimage site of South-east Asia, Bái Äính Temple attracts a large number of tourists every year.  A bronze enamelled statue of Buddha is placed here to worsh...Read more

  12. Đền Quán Thánh

    #12 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Hanoi
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    Tags: Temple

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