If you're a first time visitor to Hanoi, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Hanoi.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Hanoi.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"Day 8-9/ or 10: Halong Bay Vietnam Ba Be lake is nice and off the tourists trails, maybe you can consider." See More
"Additionally, look into various boat stays in Halong Bay Vietnam." See More
"Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi, Citadel Gate, Hoi An" See More
"Văn MiếuTemple of Literature, Hanoi Opera House, Long Bien Bridge, Bát Tràng and Duong Lam Village Ancient" See More
"The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum has a free entrance fee and is a solemn and fascinating history lesson in the unflagging devotion of a country to its leader (regardless of how others may feel)." See More
"+ Have a full day or even more city tour to see famous destinations in Hanoi: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hoan Kiem Lake, One pilar pagoda, Temple of Literature, Hoa Lo Prison, West Lake, 36 Old Streets, Dong Xuan Market, St Joseph Cathedral." See More
"Walking north of the city in the streets and have dinner at Little Hanoi, very good and not expensive choice , the Bò Tùng Xẻo at Chè múc Lý Tự Trọng(excellent BBQ)." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Hanoi locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Hanoi.
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