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Vietnam Sunday, 26 March 2023

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Six Clauses Which Tourists Often Do When Coming To Hanoi

Mostly Hanoi’s residents only realize a few clauses as below at least once or never come places which tourists often travel.

The following are the clauses often have in the plane of tourists when coming Hanoi:

1. Visiting museums:
War Remnants Museum
An international tourist is looking at the picture at War Remnants Museum. Photo: Haeberle.
Hanoi has 16 museums all over the urban districts and essentially opened time. In order to visit, visitors have to buy ticket according to the regulations of each museum. Those who visit essentially are tourists come from the other countries or other regions.

2. Coming to the Temple of Literature – Quoc Tu Giam on weekdays:
Temple of Literature – Quoc Tu Giam
The Temple of Literature is one of the most attractive places at Hanoi
It is regarded to be the most multiforming and popular mark in Hanoi. The Temple of Literature – Quoc Tu Giam has been listed in the 23 special national monuments list. Hanoi people always proud  of the Temple and suppose Quoc Tu Giam as a symbol of the city. However, local people not so often visit the Temple, the densest day they gather here are New Year’s Day or the day before the University Entrance Examination.

3. Visiting Hoa Lo Prison:
Hoa Lo Prison
Most of visitors of Hoa Lo Prison are foreign tourists
Hoa Lo Prison was built in 1896, which was the place detains many political prisoners of Vietnam. After 1954, Hoa Lo Prison was administered by the home country and used to detain American pilots skydiving.

4. Watching Water Puppet:
Water Puppet
Hanoi’s residents are at least once in their lifetime watching Water Puppet
In Hanoi, the place which watch Water Puppet the most popular is Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre, 57B Dinh Tien Hoang street. With many performances during a day beginning from 13:45pm to 21:15 pm. Almost Ha Noi people are at least once in their lifetime watching Water Puppet at the theatre, but later they only come back because of the following reasons: introducing culture or bringing their children to enjoy. Ticket prices are about 60 000 – 100 000 VND.

5. Traveling around on the cyclo:
Vietnam cyclo
Nowadays, the cyclo is the only traditional cultural of Hanoi and essentially served for tourists

Cyclo is the most common vehicle in the last century, nowadays, cyclo is the only traditional cultural of Hanoi and mostly served for international tourists. On the streets of the capital, the cyclo hasn’t appeared so frequently. With busy and modern lifestyle, Hanoi’s residents essentially use the motorcycles or the care to circulate every day.

6. Buying Conical hat, Lacquer Painting:
German couple enjoy Vietnam
A German couple is enjoying Vietnam’s traditional product
Walking through Hanoi ancient town, you will easily see the picture of many shops selling lacquer painting with meticulous writings. Costumers essentially are tourists who take them as souvenirs or presents with special Vietnamese cultural features, and Conical hat, too. Mostly, there are only international tourists buy and use in their itinerary to discover the capital. Meanwhile, Hanoi people often wear modern fashion hats or helmets.