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  • It is the cultural capital of Vietnam, known for its traditional architecture with the French flair and consists of 4 million of the population. It is surrounded by several famous restaurants, beaches, hotels, resorts, cafes and other leisure activities to explore throughout the day. Hanoi restaurants have something special that can satisfy your taste buds with utmost pleasure.

    Hotel Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, award winning classy luxurious hotel located in the old city, with lovely surroundings. From the staff to the rooms and the management, everything is well placed and organized. It has 3 bars and 3 restaurants with the great variety of food to choose from delicious and both managed in the excellent way.

    French Grill hotel is a must visit place for interesting French cuisines to delight your taste buds. Dishes are well presented and it has friendly staff, excellent services with beautiful ambience. It offers both French and European dishes. Lobster is a must try which is prepared with a unique style of cooking.

    Here are some of the best Hanoi Restaurants:

  • 01Hotel Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

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    Hotel Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is an excellent place that is famous for its French architecture. You can reach this destination easily from the Hanoi Opera House. It is a classy place that offers a wonderful experience to the visitors. There are hardwood floors along with attractive décor which makes this hotel so vibrant. This hotel has three restaurants and three bars which are managed in a wonderful way. The lounge area can be accessed for savoring hot & cold beverages. The food served at Hotel Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is very relishing. The menu card is full of interesting dishes that includes local as well as international delicacies. You can visit this place in order to spend quality time with your loved one.

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    Location: 15 Ngô Quy?n, Hoàn Ki?m, Hà N?i 010000, Vietnam

     Highlights: The seating space of Hotel Sofitel Legend Metropole Hano is very huge.

     Cost: INR 4350-6879
  • 02The Hanoi Social Club

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    Hanoi Social Club is one of the most renowned eating destinations in the city. You will be mesmerized by the look of the retro furniture that is the main attraction of this restaurant. The menu card includes a number of Vietnamese dishes along with some international favorites like pasta, and potato fritters for breakfast. Most restaurants in Hanoi do not offer quality vegetarian dishes, but at Hanoi Social Club you can access interesting delicacies that are very tasty. The drinks menu at Hanoi Social Club will also keep you stuck to this place. Not only you can savor coffee but a beer with friends in the evening can also be accessed.


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    Location: 6 Ngõ H?i V?, Hoàn Ki?m, Hà N?i, Vietnam

    Highlights: The décor is very relaxing and offers a home like experience.

    Best Time to Visit: You can visit Hanoi Social Club on weekends since there are gigs lined up.
  • 03Old Hanoi Restaurant

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    Old Hanoi Restaurant is a good example of classic designing and excellent food. People from different parts of the city visit this place in order to savor attractive dishes. The whole area is well lit and will keep your mood relaxed. You can visit Old Hanoi Restaurant in order to savor a good combination of South Asian dishes. The crowd that visits Old Hanoi Restaurant has praised the service which takes care of the customers in a wonderful manner. Old Hanoi Restaurant is located in the main region of the city that makes it easily accessible. Tourists are very fond of this place as it offers authentic Vietnamese recipes. Parking space might be an issue on weekends.

    Location: 4 Tôn Th?t Thi?p, Ba ?ình, Hà N?i, Vietnam

    Highlights: The interior along with the ambience at Old Hanoi Restaurant will surely suit you requirement.

    Cost: INR 567-1490
  • 04French Grill

    There are very few restaurants in Hanoi that are high on architecture. French Grill is a must visit place if you are in search interesting delicacies that are offered in a standard setup. The menu card at this restaurant offers French as well as European dishes. The seafood offered at French Grill is very amazing. The seating space at this restaurant is very accommodating. The ceiling décor is full of chandeliers that will illuminate your eyes. A big glass wall lets you enjoy the outside view while savoring your favorite dishes. If you visit French Grill, then make sure you try the lobster which is prepared using a unique cooking style. You will fall in love with this place and is perfect for business meetings and family dinners.

    Location: 8, Do Duc Duc Street | JW Marriott Hanoi, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

    Highlights: Classic posh restaurant perfect for calm dinner sessions.

    Cost: INR 3400-5600
  • 05Banh Mi 25

    Banh Mi 25 is an amazing outlet that offers quick food items. This fast food outlet is visited by a number of people in Hanoi. You will enjoy the relishing Asian as well as Vietnamese cuisine offered at this restaurant. There are some special food items such as sandwiches and egg & cheese that must be tried if you are at Banh Mi 25. You need worry about the drinks as Banh Mi 25 has a good collection of cold beverages. The tourist population admires this restaurant due to its tasty food. The green tea offered at Banh Mi 25 has a refreshing taste. You can plan a wonderful time with your friends and family to Banh Mi 25.

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    25 Hang Ca Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

    The décor is very modern and the seating space is quite comfortable.

    INR 170-1290

  • 06Red Bean Restaurant

    Red Bean Restaurant will fill your heart with joy. The cuisine offered at this Hanoi restaurant is classic that has attracted a lot of crowd in the recent past. The whole setup of Red Bean Restaurant is very rich and exclusive. This is a value for money destination that will surely impress you and your family. People who are holidaying in the city prefer visiting Red Bean Restaurant in order to savor mushroom soup, grilled fish and fresh spring rolls. The international dishes offered at Red Bean Restaurant are prepared using special cooking techniques. This place is perfect for dinner sessions with loved one so as to make him/her feel amazing. The full bar area can be accessed to as to explore a good range of wines and other liquor.

    Location: 94 Ma May Street | Hoan Kiem Dist, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam

    : Red Bean Restaurant is known for offering inspirational dishes.

    INR 337-3368
  • 07Essence Restaurant

    This restaurant will charge up your taste buds with the amazing food menu. You can access Asian, Vietnamese and International dishes at Essence Restaurant. You will be cherished after checking the whole setup of this restaurant. There are certain dishes such as shrimp and bamboo beef which are quite popular at Essence Restaurant. The restaurant is quite grand and attracts the posh crowd of Hanoi. The customer service at Essence Restaurant is wonderful which takes care of the visitors so as to offer a comfortable dining experience. Seating space along with the atmosphere of Essence Restaurant will push you to come again and again. Essence Restaurant has a full bar which serves a fine variety of alcoholic beverages. You can surprise your partner with a perfect meal at this restaurant.

    Location: 22 Ta Hien Street | Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam (Formerly Essence Cafe)

    Highlights: Apart from the food, the wine and beer at this restaurant is very classic.

    Cost: INR 350-1369
  • 08WannaWaffle?

    WannaWaffle? is a good café/restaurant in Hanoi that offers interesting delicacies. You will fall in love with the delicious waffles which are served here. People from different parts of the city visit this place in order to savor other items such as brownie and cold ice cream shakes. WannaWaffle? also offers a vast Vietnamese menu that is very vibrant. The seating space offered at this café/restaurant is not that huge but the ambience is very attractive. The customers who visit WannaWaffle? on a frequent basis have praised the customer service. The desserts items are prepared using classic ingredients that will surely charge up your sweet tooth. Wine and beer are served at WannaWaffle? to make your meal more interesting.

    Location: 27 Dinh Tien Hoang | 3rd & 4th Floor, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

    Highlights: Outdoor seating is available at WannaWaffle that will make your evening visit quite relaxing.

    Cost: INR 350
  • 09Gia Ngu Restaurant

    Gia Ngu Restaurant has a very cozy environment that fits perfect for eating sessions with friends and loved ones. You would love the food offered at this restaurant that includes International as well as Fusion dishes. There is also Asian cuisine served at Gia Ngu Restaurant which is quite famous. You will admire the interior of this restaurant that is very attractive. The salad dishes are very interesting that are made using fresh ingredients. Sea food offered at Gia Ngu Restaurant will make you more leaned towards this destination. Hanoi has some amazing eateries and Gia Ngu Restaurant is one of them. The visitors at this place are mostly locals but the tourist population is also frequent at this restaurant.

    Location: 27-29 Gia Ngu St. Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Dist | Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

    Highlights: The dinner menu at Gia Ngu Restaurant is quite excellent.

    Cost: INR 337-1347

  • 10Pizza 4P's

    Pizza 4P’s is an Italian eating restaurant that offers classic Pizza items. You will fall in love with this place due to its energetic ambience. The best part about Pizza 4P’s is that, the cheese used in the preparation of pizzas is homemade. The thin crust pizzas are most loved by the visitors. Pizza 4P’s has gained interesting reviews from the local visitors which makes it a must visit destination. If you are looking for a good eating outlet in Hanoi then do prefer Pizza 4P’s. The beverage menu at this restaurant also includes liquor and other alcoholic drinks which fit perfect for evening sessions. Tag along your family and friends to Pizza 4P’s so as to cherish a good time.


    Location: 24 Ly Quoc Su Street, Hang Trong Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam

    Highlights: Pizza 4P’s offers a good variety of flavored pizza options.

    Cost: INR 337- 1200
  • 11The Gourmet Corner Restaurant

    There are very few restaurants in Hanoi that offer interesting European dishes. The Gourmet Corner Restaurant lives by its name and offers lovely dishes which are worth savoring. You will also get Asian delicacies that are quite rich in taste and flavor. You can visit The Gourmet Corner Restaurant for spending a good time with friends and family. There are a number of dishes such as pomelo salad and beef items which are very popular at The Gourmet Corner Restaurant. The customers have given high ratings to this place since it is quite cozy and relaxing. The best time to visit The Gourmet Corner Restaurant is in the evening as the lighting along with the crowd at this restaurant will surely impress you.

    Location: 32 Lo Su Street, Old Quarter | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

    Highlights: Rooftop section is also available at The Gourmet Corner Restaurant that is best for romantic dates.

    Cost: INR 336-1682
  • 12Home Vietnamese Restaurant

    Home Vietnamese Restaurant is a typical native restaurant which offers a modern surrounding. You will be impressed by the décor that is very attractive. If you are visiting Hanoi and wish to savor Vietnamese cuisine, then do visit Home Vietnamese Restaurant. The aura of this place is very comfortable that is liked by the local crowd as well. The salads along with the sea food menu will make you lick your fingers after the meal. The dinner menu is different from the lunch menu and each of them has some amazing dishes. Home Vietnamese Restaurant will offer you a soothing dining experience that will bring a smile on your face. This restaurant is also known for its drinks menu.


    Location: 34, Chau Long, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

    Highlights: The contemporary cuisine offered at Home Vietnamese Restaurant is unmatchable at any other destination in Hanoi.

    Cost: INR 350-1360
  • 13Jacksons Steakhouse

    Hanoi is best for savoring a vast range of local as well as international cuisines. Jacksons Steakhouse will surely test your taste buds by offering a good collection of European as well as American dishes. This restaurant is wonderfully designed that offers an energetic feel. The Steakhouse menu offered at this destination will keep you interested. If you are visiting Jacksons Steakhouse, then do try duck rolls, bruschetta and chicken lollipops. The ambience along with the service at Jacksons Steakhouse is quite impressive. There are very less places in Hanoi that offer an American menu with such great taste. You can call Jacksons Steakhouse a value for money restaurant that has its own unique aura to impress the crowd in the city.

    Location: 23J Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi 71000, Vietnam

    Highlights: Jacksons Steakhouse is a lovely place for business meetings and special dinner sessions with your group.

    Cost: INR 1009-5382
  • 14Mojito Bar & Lounge

    Mojito Bar & Lounge is an exciting place for the night lovers in Hanoi. You will surely be charged up as you visit this destination. The cocktail drinks offered at Mojito Bar & Lounge are special and liked by the visitors who come here. Live music at Mojito Bar & Lounge will keep you grooving and swaying. The seating space is satisfactory that can accommodate a decent crowd. There is also an upstairs area of this bar that can suit perfect for private meetings. Mojito Bar & Lounge is a preferred place for tourists who admire the aura of this lounge. The timings of Mojito Bar & Lounge are quite decent which attracts a lot of party freak to this place.

    Location: 19 Nguyen Quang Bich | Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam

    Highlights: Mojito Bar & Lounge is not that costly which makes it so famous in Hanoi.

    Cost: INR 202-807
  • 15Bun Cha Ta

    Bun Cha Ta is a basic Vietnamese restaurant that is known for its street food menu. Over the years, this place has acquired a good reputation for themselves due to the amazing food they offer. You will surely admire the ambience that has a good feel to it. People from different parts of the city visit this place so as to relax and savor Asian dishes. Pork items are very much in demand at Bun Cha Ta. The dipping sauce at this restaurant is prepared using a special technique that is very much liked by the customers. This is the best destination for savoring quality food under lesser price. You can explore the breakfast, lunch and dinner menu which includes different dishes.

    Location: 21 Nguyen Huu Huan Street | Old Quater, Hanoi 008404, Vietnam

    Highlights: Cheap eat destination in Hanoi that has a comfortable sitting area.

    Cost: INR 135-673
  • 16VietDeli Restaurant

    VietDeli Restaurant is a superb Vietnamese restaurant that is very attractive. You will fall in love with the setup of this place. The furniture along with the décor at VietDeli Restaurant will surely illuminate your eyes with joy. The cuisine offered at this restaurant is purely Vietnamese. There are a number of local dishes which are prepared using special cooking techniques. Marinated beef and prawns are very relishing at VietDeli Restaurant. People who have visited this restaurant have given high ratings to its ambience and customer service. Tourists are very much fond of VietDeli Restaurant and visit here quite often. Special occasion dining can be accessed at VietDeli Restaurant on request. Parking space is sufficient which makes this destination worth a visit.

    Location: 58 Hang Dao | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

    Highlights: You can savor a wonderful list of authentic local dishes under a royal environment.

    Cost: INR 650- 1670
  • 17Orchid Cooking Class & Restaurant

    Orchid Cooking Class & Restaurant is a lovely place in order to taste fresh Vietnamese dishes. You can even access a good range of Asian food items that are prepared using classic cooking methods. The popular dish at Orchid Cooking Class & Restaurant is coconut chicken which is quite relishing. You can even explore the fish and pork food items which have a rush of flavors. The seating area at Orchid Cooking Class & Restaurant is decent but the interior is very basic. This is also a cooking school as people come here to learn the art of preparing authentic local cuisine. The tourist population is very active at Orchid Cooking Class & Restaurant.

    Location: 25 Hang Bac street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 844, Vietnam

    Highlights: Orchid Cooking Class & Restaurant is famous for its cooking classes that are short and inspiring.

    Cost: INR 336-673
  • 18Purple Cherry Restaurant

    Purple Cherry Restaurant has a wonderful ambience that will keep you stuck. The food offered at this restaurant includes American, Asian and European dishes. The plating technique at Purple Cherry Restaurant is very impressive. This restaurant has an amazing décor and especially the ceiling lights that makes the whole area illuminated. Some of the dishes offered at Purple Cherry Restaurant such as pomelo salad, hamburger and cashew chicken must be tried if you are visiting this destination. You can enjoy the city view from this restaurant while savoring your meal. The seating space is quite comfortable that can accommodate a large crowd on busy days. It is advisory to book a seat in advance so as to avoid any type of hassle.

    Location: 7 Phan Dinh Phung Street, Quan Thanh Ward, Ba Dinh District | 10th FLOOR, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam

    Highlights: Classic collection of wine is served at Purple Cherry Restaurant

    Cost: INR 890-2609
  • 19Maison de Tet Decor

    Maison de Tet Décor has a different concept which is very interesting. This is a café/restaurant that is very vibrant in terms of its menu and décor. You can even access the gluten free dishes which as equally tasty. Salmon along with eggs is loved by the local crowd that visits this place. You can select Maison de Tet Décor for a perfect brunch with friends and family. This is indeed a value for money café/restaurant which will keep you stuck for a very long time. There are a number of fresh & healthy dishes offered at Maison de Tet Décor which must be tried. Outdoor seating is available at this café/restaurant which can be availed on pleasant evenings.

    Location: Villa 156 Tu Hoa | Nghi Tam Village West Lake, Hanoi, Vietnam

    Highlights: Best place to savor fresh dishes which are made with healthy ingredients.

    Cost: INR 350-670
  • 20Madam Yen Restaurant

    Madam Yen Restaurant is situated in the busiest region of Hanoi. This restaurant is quite famous for its Asian cuisine. You will admire the menu at Madam Yen Restaurant as it offers some interesting names. The international food section is also very much liked by the crowd that visits this destination. Tuna steak must be tried if you are visiting Madam Yen Restaurant. Mango salad and sea bass are also quite savoring. There is a different aura that surrounds Madam Yen Restaurant that is very comforting. The crowd is decent that grows on the weekends. The customer service at Madam Yen Restaurant is commendable. The visitors are treated at ease so that they can enjoy their meal.

    Location: 99A Hang Gai, Hoan Kiem | Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

    Highlights: Buffet system along with a bar menu can be accessed at Madam Yen Restaurant.

    Cost: INR 336-3500
  • 21Aubergine Cafe

    Aubergine Café is a basic food outlet in Hanoi which is very popular. This eatery offers a number of interesting dishes like pizza, spring rolls and tofu items. The ambience might not be that great but the food is amazing. You might need to consult any local in order to find Aubergine Café. The lighting of this restaurant will surely impress you. People visit Aubergine Café for accessing quality food under a cheap price. The best part is that, the bar menu also offers beer which is perfect for evening sessions. There are a number of Asian dishes that are quite relishing. You can visit this place with your friends so as to enjoy a good meal.

    Location: 16 Hang Be | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

    Highlights: Cheap eats destination that is rich in terms of seating space and customer service.

    Cost: INR 250- 760
  • 22Minh Thuy's Family Restaurant

    Minh Thuy’s Family Restaurant is managed in a classic way. The restaurant has a royal setup that is very attractive. You will admire the seating space that will enhance your dining experience at Minh Thuy’s Family Restaurant. When you are at Minh Thuy’s Family Restaurant, then do not forget to taste the chicken and barbeque ribs. The crowd at Minh Thuy’s Family Restaurant is very decent. You must also try the goulash that will please your taste buds. The German dishes offered at Minh Thuy’s Family Restaurant are a good advantage for this restaurant as it attracts a large crowd on the weekends. Wine and beer is also served at Minh Thuy’s Family Restaurant which will surely make your meal more vibrant.

    Location: 20 Ngo Huyen, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

    Highlights: This restaurant is good for family dinners as the ambience is very positive and can accommodate a large group without much hassle.

    Cost: INR 560- 1300
  • 23Dragonfly Bar Lounge

    Dragonfly Bar Lounge is a decent pub that can be chosen for spending a quality night in Hanoi surrounded by drinks and music. The outside seating of Dragonfly Bar Lounge is mostly preferred by the visitors as it offers a lovely view of the old French colonial building. The ambience is very comforting which is perfect for business meetings or causal meet up with friends. The tourist crowd admires Dragonfly Bar Lounge for its amazing cocktail menu. The music offered at this bar is good but too loud at times. The weekends are quite messy as there is a large crowd especially during the night time. You can check the reservation beforehand in order to avoid this chaos. Dragonfly Bar Lounge is slightly expensive as it attracts majorly the posh individuals of Hanoi.

    Location: 15 Hang Buom, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

    Highlights: The drinks at Dragonfly Bar Lounge are unique and refreshing.

    Cost: INR 4171
  • 24Sunset Bar at InterContinental Hotel

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    Sunset Bar at InterContinental Hotel is an excellent place to spend your evenings in Hanoi. This is a modern day restaurant/bar that is rich in its architecture and setup. You will admire the whole area that is well lit and has a classic range of furniture items. There is a good feeling about this place that will keep you stuck. Sunset Bar at InterContinental Hotel is perfect for a romantic date in Hanoi. The food along with the drinks menu is very vibrant. The seating space is managed outside that makes this bar more attractive. You can spot a lovely crowd at Sunset Bar at InterContinental Hotel that wishes to savor a lavish meal under the night sky.

    Location: Intercontinental Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam

    Highlights: The seating area of Sunset Bar is very attractive and will surely mesmerize your senses.

    Cost: INR 3400-5400
  • 25Legend Beer

    Legends Beer is a classic bar that is known for its subtle ambience. Unlike the modern pubs & nightclubs, this bar has an authentic feel to it. Legends Beer has a vibrant drinks menu that will surely impress you. You can access a number of international wine brands along with amazing brands of liquor. The balcony section offers a lovely view of the surrounding area. Legends Beer is located at a perfect destination overlooking the lake. This place is very crowded on the weekends, so make sure you manage your visiting time accordingly. If you are planning to spend a relaxed time with your friends and family, then do prefer Legends Beer. The staff working at this bar is very friendly.

    Location: 01 - 03 - 05 Dinh Tien Hoang, Hanoi, Vietnam

    Highlights: The full bar area of Legends Beer is well furnished that makes it look appealing.

    Cost: INR 1009-2018
  • 26Namaste Ha Noi

    Namaste Hanoi is one authentic Indian cuisine restaurant, Namaste Hanoi offers diverse Indian dishes in the heart of Vietnam.

     Namaste Hanoi’s decor is based on rich cultural aspects of India that offers a cosy dining experience to all its customers. This Indian cuisine restaurant serves authentic and diverse Indian dishes to the people of Vietnam. Namaste Hanoi provides free home delivery service within reasonable distance in Hanoi as well as catering services for parties and other social events. Enjoy the taste of curries of the north India to spicy soups of south India as well and the rich Mughal cuisine along with the sweets of Gujarat. Experience the rich taste and Indian hospitality at Namaste Hanoi.

    Location: Namaste Hanoi is located at 46 Tho Nhuom Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam.

    Timings: Lunch and dinner timing of the restaurant from Monday to Sunday is 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM and 6 PM - 10:30 PM.

    Price: The Price for two at Namaste Hanoi is around $90 - $200, depending upon the food you order.
  • 27Ngon Villa

    Ngon Villa is one of the finest cuisines in Vietnam. It was built in 1889 for a French army captain and is still very popular.

    Ngon Villa's architectural design is inspired by French style that reflects Vietnamese building techniques. Outdoor seating arrangement lets you experience the scenic beauty of Hanoi. You can indulge in Asian, Vietnamese and gluten free dishes here. You can taste different types of alcoholic drinks at this restaurant with a pleasant ambience. Experience customer friendly service and quality food at Ngon Villa.
    Location: Ngon Villa is situated at no 10, Tong Duy Tan Str, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
    Timings: It's open on Monday to Sunday from 10 am – 2 pm for lunch and 5 pm - 10 pm for dinner.

    Price: Approx Price for two person is around $70 - $180. Price can change depending upon the dish you prefer to eat.
  • 28La Badiane

    La Badiane in Hanoi is an elegant restaurant that is well known for its French food and exceptional service.

    La Badiane is quite famous for its French cultural dishes that makes you feel you are in Paris. It also offers its patrons European, fusion, Asian, and Vietnamese dishes. They have added gluten free dishes to their menu for those who are health conscious. They provide best in class services and the finest cocktails in Vietnam. You will also find great offers every now and then here. It's beautiful ambience and healthy atmosphere makes it one of the finest restaurant the city.
    Location: You can find La Badiane at Nam Ngu street, Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam.

    Timings: It serves its first meal at 11:30 am and last meal at 9:45 pm in the night from Monday to Saturday. The place is closed on Sundays.

    Price: It Prices around 40-50 Euros for one person.



Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

The body of Ho Chi Minh is preserved here so people visit to see that. There are many type of restrictions by the authority here such as you need to follow the dress code, be silent and walk in straight lines. Hands must be in pocket and arms should not be crossed. Apart from that no smoking, drinking or eating.

 Location: Hùng V??ng, ?i?n Biên, Ba ?ình, Hà N?i, Vietnam.

 Highlights: The place is protected by Militiary honour guards and is a high security place. The architecture is nicely done and a lot of people visit here to pay their respects to Ho Chi Minh.

 Best time to visit: One of the best things about the mausoleum is that it stays open for 24 hours so you can visit it any time you want. Only you need to keep in mind that it stays closed on Monday and Friday so make sure to not visit it then.

Lake of the Restored Sword

The English translation of the lake name means "Lake of the Returning Sword". It has a huge historical context and is one of the oldest places in the city. One can also easily spot some soft shell turtles which swim in the lake and has been seen since years, they make a beautiful sight. The lake was also known as Luc Thuy which means Green water in English. This was the former name given to the lake because it has green water.

Location: It is located in Hanoi, which is the capital city of Vietnam and has many other tourists attractions nearby as well.

Highlights: Lake of the restored Sword is one of the most scenic spots of the city and is a major tourist attraction which is visited by hundreds of people daily.

Best time to visit: During dusk and night, the lake looks stunning as it lights up and people mostly take this as an opportunity for photographs.

Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural

The Hanoi ceramic mosaic mural is a mural on the wall of the dyke system of the city of Hanoi in Vietnam. The content of the mosaic contains decorative patterns of different periods in history of Vietnam. It is a great place for all those who want to know about the culture of Vietnam.

Location: It is located in the city of Hanoi and attracts a lot of tourists and visitors.

Highlight: It has a length of about 4 km which is quite long. The place is nicely decorated and looks beautiful, this is the reason why a lot of people visit here and it is also a nice attraction for the locals here.

History: It was developed as part of the millennial anniversary of Hanoi and was considered among the major projects that were developed during that time. It was the result of a Hanoi architecture contest where an architect won a prize for transforming the dyke system of Hanoi to a ceramic mosaic.

Thap Rua Tower

The Thap Rua Tower is also famously known as the Tortoise tower. It is a small tower in the middle of Sword Lake in the city of Hanoi. Although people can't actually go to the tower, they can have a look at it from a distance.


Location: Tháp Rùa, Hàng Tr?ng, Hoàn Ki?m, Hà N?i, Vietnam.

Highlights: Since it is located in a little island, the beauty of the tower is enhanced as it is surrounded by a nice lake. This makes a good spot for photography and tourists often visit here as it has a lot of historical context.

History: The tower exists in a place which was a former fishing site under the famous king Le Thanh Tong. It was made during the time when French had conquered the city of Hanoi and most of the people in the city fled away due to fear of death.

Bat Trang Ceramic Village

Bat Trang Ceramic Village is a wonderful place where you can buy a number of handicraft and pottery goods. There are a number of gift & specialty shops available in this village that is famous for offering tea sets. The quality of the goods offered at Bat Trang Ceramic Village is amazing. This place is active in Hanoi since many years and is preferred by tourists as well. The big market area in Bat Trang Ceramic Village can be visited in order to savor some wonderful delicacies. There are tour packages that can be accessed so as to explore Bat Trang Ceramic Village at ease. You can plan a trip with your friends or family so as to enjoy this excellent market.

Bat Trang Commune, Gia Lam District, Hanoi,Vietnam

Highlights: Bat Trang Ceramic Village has a lovely ambience as the scenic beauty is quite mesmerizing.

Best time to visit: Autumn season is the perfect time to visit this place.


54 Traditions

54 Traditions is a wonderful outlet that is famous for its textile goods. The items available at 54 Traditions are worth a buy. You will experience a good cultural feed at this outlet which is quite inspiring. The amazing collection of fabric and textile materials at 54 Traditions is famous in the city of Hanoi. The local crowd admires this destination which is also a museum. You will require a patient time to explore the beauty of 54 Traditions. You will need to hire a guide in order to learn about the various products availabl at 54 Traditions. This destination is perfect for family outings if you are in Hanoi. Prefer public transport to reach this place as parking might be an issue.

Location: 30 Hang Bun, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi,Vietnam

Highlights: Do check out the cloth textiles that are prepared by Vietnamese artists.

Best time to visit: The evening time is perfect to pay a visit.

Hoa Fashion

Hoa Fashion is one of the most renowned fashion stores in Hanoi. You can access a large variety of tailored goods at this outlet. Hoa Fashion will surely impress you with its fine collection of men & women clothing. The fabric along with the tailoring methods at Hoa Fashion is very impressive. If you are searching for quality clothing & accessories then do prefer this store that is located in Tay Ho. Hoa Fashion has grown over the years and is visited by a large crowd in the city. The best part about this store is that, there is a good blend of formal as well as casual clothing at Hoa Fashion. The prices are decent and can be accessed by a major customer population.

Location: No.1 Xuan Dieu | Tay Ho, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam

Highlights: Hoa Fashion is a well managed shop with a supportive staff.

Best time to visit: Prefer the evening time before 6 PM.

Bambou Silk

Bambou Silk is a good shopping complex in Hanoi that offers a good collection of tailored clothes. You will surely admire the number of shops available in this area that offer quality items. This market is known for its suit pieces that are very classy. People from different parts of the city prefer Bambou Silk because of the fabric that is available here. You cannot park your car in this vicinity so prefer public transport for travelling. There is a good blend of casual as well as formal clothing in Bambou Silk. Tourists are also spotted at this market since the prices are too attractive. Do not miss a chance to visit Bambou Silk due to its clothing greatness.

Location: 6 Nha Chung Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam

Highlights: Formal clothing accessories such as tie, belt, jackets etc are famous in this market.

Best time to visit: Prefer weekdays to visit this place.

Quan Su Temple

If you love to visit the temple and explore the amazing architecture then this temple is a must visit for you in Vietnam. Quan Su Temple was inherent the fifteenth century under the Lê Dynasty. Around then there was no Buddhist sanctuary here however a few bungalows utilized as a position of worship.

Highlights: Nowadays the temple is a religious Buddhist pagoda furthermore houses the central command of Vietnam's Buddhism Association. While the front castle houses the icon of the admired Buddha, the back passage is committed to Master Minh Khong of the Lý Dynasty. The temple stands magnificent in customary yellow hues furthermore has an orange tree in its complex.

Location: Trần Hưng Đạo, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

Price: The entry is free of cost.

Temple of Literature

We all know about the famous philosopher Confucius and this temple is dedicated to him. There are various temples dedicated to Confucius in Vietnam but this is one of the best temples which also hosts the Imperial academy. The temple has been renovated many times since its inception in order to keep it maintainable.

Location: V?n Mi?u, ??ng ?a, Hà N?i, Vietnam. The location is easy to access and you can get many transportation facilities around the temple to take you across different destinations.

History: The construction of this beautiful temple was started almost a millennium ago in the year 1070.

Highlights: The temple is also printed on the back side of official bank note of Vietnam. The layout of the temple is quite similar to the birthplace of Confucius which is a tribute.

Best time to visit: Temple of literature is open 24 hours so you can visit it whenever you desire.

Chua Tran Quoc

The pagoda here is the oldest Buddhist temple in Hanoi so for tourists, it is a must visit spot. On the grounds here, there is a Bodhi tree under which Buddha sat and seeked enlightenment which has become a tourist place.

Location: The temple is located at the southeastern shore of West Lake, which is a tourist spot too.

Highlights: You will find a lot of Buddhist symbolism and philosophy in the temple. For those looking to gain some wisdom out of the Buddhist culture, this is a great place for them.

History: The pagoda was made in the 6th century and notably the oldest one in the city of Hanoi. The temple now exists for around 1500 years now which also makes it a historical place in the city.

Best time to visit: Worshippers can visit here and pray anytime they want, there is no time restrictions and it is open all the days of a week.


Metiseko is a lovely shop in Hanoi that is famous for its silk products. You can access a number of authentic items from Metiseko that are quite fascinating. There are very less centers in Hanoi that offer such a wide range of cultural dresses. Elegant designs are very common at Metiseko. Home décor items are easily available in this shop. People from different parts of the city visit this destination so as to access quality goods. The weekends are very much crowded so plan your visit accordingly. The staff working at Metiseko is very friendly that is always ready to help you. You can reach Metiseko easily by following the city map. Bargaining is not active at this shop.

Location: 03 Chau Thuong Van, 86 Nguyen Thai Hoc, 142 Tran Phu, Hoi An 00000, Vietnam

Highlights: Best place to buy silk products and designer clothing.

Best place to visit: The weekdays are best to pay a visit at Metiseko.

Zeds Threads

Zeds Threads is an amazing shopping destination that is famous for offering clothing goods. This outlet is managed in a wonderful way so as to please the customers. Men’s shirts are available at Zeds Threads that are made out of classic fabric. Tailored clothes are famous at Zeds Threads. You can access clothing for all seasons at this shop. The best part about Zeds Threads is that, the items are available under a decent price. The tourist population is very active at this destination which makes it so popular. The trousers and pants offered at Zeds Threads can be altered as per your requirement. There are very less shops in Hanoi that offer such a good range of clothing.

Location: 36 To Ngoc Van | Tay Ho, Hanoi 10000,Vietnam

Highlights: Check out the formal shirt wear section that is very vibrant.

Best time to visit: The weekends are perfect to visit Zeds Threads.

Tan My Design

Tan My Design will suit perfect for shoppers who are in search for quality accessories. Tan My Design is famous for offering excellent merchandise that is available in a number of designs. The embroidery goods offered at this store are available at competitive rates. Tan My Design is a multi-utility store that offers a fine range of jewelry and styling goods. The artists have utilized their skill to offer some superb designs for clothing which should be explored if you are at Tan My Design. This outlet is located on Hang Gai Street that is easily accessible via public transport. If you are in Hanoi, then do pay a visit to this lovely store.

Location: 61 Hang Gai, Hanoi, Vietnam

Highlights: Women jewelry pieces offered at Tan My Design are very attractive in terms of appearance and crafting.

Best time to visit: The evening time is perfect for a visit.

Museum of Vietnamese History

For the history buff this is another place which is a must visit for you in Vietnam. Set in the Botanic Gardens in the focal point of the city, the History Museum is justified regardless of a visit for its area and engineering as much as its accumulation.

Highlights: Built in 1929 in style that breakers Asiatic and French impacts, the building and the encompassing greenery enclosures give a very remarkable escape from the clamor of the city. Appreciate a stroll in the patio nurseries - however keep away from the zoo on the off chance that you have every living creature's common sense entitlement sensitivities.

Location: Nguyễn Bỉnh Khiêm, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietname

Price: The entry is free of cost.

West Lake

West lake is a fresh water lake located right in the center of Hanoi. This is the largest lake of the city and one of the most popular places for recreation activities as there are many kind of gardens, hotels and villas around the lake.

Location: The lake is in the center of city Hanoi and you can easily get around different places through here.

Highlights: You will be surprised to know that the shore length of this lake is around 17 KM. People like to chill out here on their vacation as the spot also has many entertainment facilities that keeps the tourists engaged.

History: The lake was created by taking a curved part of the Red river. There are many kinds of historical contexts that this lake carries and it was also said that the lake was shaped after a battle between some warriors many centuries ago.

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