Hanoi Attractions

Hanoi attractions are breath-taking remnants of its 1,000-year history, including ornate Buddhist temples, ancient citadels, unique theatres, and French colonial architecture, as well as traditional villages and tranquil parks set just outside the city. One of the loveliest features to this French-colonial city is its many lakes, offering beautiful stops to rest in between venturing out in the capital's bustling streets.

Travellers will never be stuck for something to do in Hanoi, as they can find authentic markets and Vietnamese culture coexist harmoniously with the city’s rapid urbanization of international hotel brands, sleek office towers, and massive shopping malls. To help you get started on your sightseeing adventures in the capital of Vietnam, we’ve compiled an extensive guide on what to see in Hanoi.

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital lies in the North ...

Hoan Kiem lake and Ngoc Son temple

​Hanoi tourists and locals alike head to Hoan Kiem...

One Pillar Pagoda

​Rising from one pillar in the centre ...

Temple of Literature

​The Temple of Literature is often cited...

Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh is probably the most popular leader...

Ba Vi National Park

​Ba Vi National Park is one of Vietnam’s...

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

​Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi...

Vietnam Women’s Museum

​The Vietnam Women’s Museum delivers...