WHAT TO VISIT ?
http://hanoi1000.vn/ Hanoi Historical sites Public buildings and places Hoan Kiem Lake • Turtle Tower • Temple of Literature • Co Loa Citadel • Thang Long Imperial City • Presidential Palace and Presidential Palace Historical Site • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum • Flag Tower • Opera House • Hoa Lo Prison
Religious and worship sites
Perfume Temple • One-Pillar Pagoda • Tran Quoc Temple • Quan Su Temple Parks and green areas Ba Vi National Park • West Lake • Truc Bach Lake • Red River Museums Museum of Fine Arts • Museum of Ethnology • Museum of Vietnamese Revolution • Ho Chi Minh Museum • Museum of Vietnamese History Occupational villages Bat Trang Ceramic Village • Le Mat Other constructions Noi Bai International Airport • Hanoi Railway Station • Long Bien Bridge • My Dinh National Stadium • National Convention Centre • Sofitel Metropole • Hanoi Hilton Hotel • Ba Dinh Square
Check out this volunteer club where young locals can join you and be your guide for free city tours.
Free Wifi/Internet Access
Everywhere in any Hotel, Hostel, Bar, coffee and fast food shop.
Nice & Cheap Places to Eat
http://newhanoian.xemzi.com/vi/venue/show/2126/Nha-Hang-Lan-Chin-Trang-Tien http://newhanoian.xemzi.com/vi/venue/show/1156/Bia-Hoi-Lan-Chin http://newhanoian.xemzi.com/vi/venue/show/90/Chien-Beo http://newhanoian.xemzi.com/vi/venue/show/2714/Bia-Hoi-Hieu-Beo http://newhanoian.xemzi.com/vi/venue/show/2867/19C-Ngoc-Ha http://newhanoian.xemzi.com/vi/venue/show/3171/Cafe-Nola
Ice cream store: Fanny, Le thai tô street has an "eat all you can" menu for 150000 dongs from 6.30 to 11.00pm first friday of the month.
Places for concerts/gigs
Places for drinking
Places for salsa dancing
Tuesday: Salsa party in ODC club - 1 Giang Văn Minh street, Ba Đình, Hà Nội (20h - 22h)
Wesnesday: Salsa party in Fusion Bar, 25 Trúc Bạch street, Hà Nội (20h30 - 24h00)
Thursday: Salsa party in HYEC club, 1 Tăng Bạt Hổ street, Hà Nội (20h30 - 22h)
Friday: Salsa party in Số 5 Ngõ Gạch street, Hà Nội (20h30 - 22h)
Saturday: Salsa party in La Verenda Bar, số 12A Chu Van An street (20h30 - late)
sunday: Salsa party ( Not usual ) in Cafe Kim Mã, 71 Kim Mã street, Ba Đình, Hà Nội Call: DJ Thanh:097.777.4726)
Places for Karaoke
Hanoi CS WEDNESDAY weekly meeting in NOLA 89 Ma May street from 8.00pm to 11.00pm http://newhanoian.xemzi.com/vi/venue/show/3171/Cafe-Nola
FINDING A PLACE TO STAY
For short stay:
Green hanoi backpackers hostel
Housing for expats:
FINDING A JOB
The old center is easily walkable. For your safety look up to the locals' pace, especially when it comes to crossing the street.
Motobikes and taxis
See what's said in travelguides
This website shows buslines and helps you calculate your itinerary. Rides between 3000 and 5000VND. In Hanoi you don't 'get out' of a bus you 'jump out'..
Map of Hanoi with bus to the airport:
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