Top Historical Places in Hanoi

Are you looking to explore the history of Hanoi through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Hanoi including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Hanoi. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Hanoi ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Hanoi, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Hanoi for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Hanoi with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Temple Of Literature And National University

    Art And Culture, Monument, Nature, University

    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 Tong in 1070, it became the site of the country's first University, Quoc Tu Giam in 1076. The ambiance is serene and the beautifully landscaped grounds ooze spiritual calm. Also, visit the pop...Read more
  2. St Joseph's Cathedral

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    St Joseph's Cathedral

    Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    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’s Cathedral. Built in the early days of the colony at the expense of a revered pagoda that was demolished in the name of France's mission civilisatrice, St Joseph’s opened its doors to wo...Read more