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  • Electronic street map in Hanoi.
    Electronic street map in Hanoi.
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  • Electronic street map in Hanoi.
    Electronic street map in Hanoi.
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  • Hoan Kiem Post office in Hanoi.
    Hoan Kiem Post office in Hanoi.
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  • 1. Arround the City

    Vietnam National Museum of History Address: No 1 Pham Ngu Lao Street, Hanoi, Vietnam 8.00 to 16.30 everyday (Monday to Sunday) Introduction: The Vietnamese national museum of history formerly the...

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  • 2. Cultural Tips

    Four Saint temples protecting Thang Long- Hanoi" Thang Long tu tran”, the four famous sacred temples guarded 4 directions of Thang long Hanoi (the other three are Bach Ma (White Horse), Voi Phuc...

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  • 3. Architecture

    Perched on a tiny islet ( Jade Island) in the lake not far from the tower, is the Ngoc son temple . It dedicated to Confucian and Taoist philosophers and the national hero, Trần Hưng...

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  • 4. Out of Hanoi

    Dear friend, Kenh Ga is a 10km canal in Ninh Binh province - the South from Hanoi. It take about 2 and a half hours drive from Hanoi. There are not much atraction there, you just sit on a concreat...

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  • 5. There is a post office by Hoan Kiem Lake.

    If you are one of those who still send old fashioned paper mail then you have a very centrally locted post office right by Hoan kiem Lake in Central saigon.The...

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  • 6. Electronic street maps.

    Hanoi has recently installed electronic street map in some of the most visited parts of Hanoi so you can easily pop over there to see on a map where you are and...

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  • 7. Beauty spots

    Hi there,From the old quarter, you take bus no 34 and ask the driver to drop you off at the stattion where you can take bus no 47. Bus no 47 stops right front...

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  • 8. Travel agents - Sinh Cafe (the sinh tourist)

    Just to let members here know of my personal experiece.Though I was told by many friends that they were once the best with competitive prices, I found them to...

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  • 9. Ha Noi Kids…

    Ha Noi Kids is an association of students that provides an “escort” or “companion” service for tourists visiting Ha Noi. This is NOT a guiding service but if...

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  • 10. EXPLORE HANOI BY CYCLO

    A nice way to explore Hanoi is by Cyclo. My Hotel got one for me, and I was very pleased. A nice man, that could speak good English, would stop for me to take...

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  • 11. ATM'S IN HANOI

    People often want to know how much money you can withdraw from the ATM's. A lot are only 1million dong..........the INCOMB bank is 2million dong ...............

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  • 12. Study traditional art in Hanoi

    Do you feel Vietnamese traditional art ( lacquer, wood engraving, ... ) is so awesome, the material. Wow. So strange. That's why I looked for a class to study...

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  • 13. Motobikes traveling in Hanoi

    Hi,Its a great way to rent a motorbike and explore Hanoi. You can visit the places that I aready listed on my page http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/93e1b/...

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  • 14. Laundry

    Laundry places in the French quarter of Hanoi were non-existent. In the old town, there were quite a few. I used one at 24 Ta Hien. About $1/kilo for washing,...

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  • 15. The Old Quarter

    The Old Quarter is one of the most popular districts with the tourists in Hanoi. Here budget travelers fill the guesthouses on tree-lined streets. The streets...

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  • 16. Money

    When you're in Hanoi, or any areas nearby, use Vietnamese Dongs. They're accepted anywhere, anytime - If they don't, don't give them business. :-)In hotels,...

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  • 17. Aroma Foot Massage

    One of the best ways to explore Hanoi is by walking around the streets. If you are tired after a long walk and happened to be at the famous St Joseph's...

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  • 18. Money Matters - Prevailing Exchange Rate @ Airport

    The foreign exchange at the airport gives reasonable rate, in comparison to the hotels in the city. The 2 foreign exchange counter at the arrival area of Noi...

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  • 19. Money Matters -ATM @ Noi Bai Airport

    Once you exit the customs at NoiBai Intl, there is an ATM machine areas from 6 different banks and there is no long queue either. Atms accept cash advance...

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  • 20. Legend of the Tortoise and Sword

    The lake Ho Hoan Kiem means the lake of the sword returned.According to the legend, King Le Thai To was given a magical sword by a genie to help him defeat his...

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  • 21. City closed at midnight

    Favorite things about Hanoi are very few and far between. Having arrived at 1am because of a flight delay from Singapore, I was surprised to see that most of...

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  • 22. Ice-cream on a hot, hot day

    The difference is, everyone who buys the ice-cream will loiter around this hall to eat it. No one seems to leave the place with the icecream. Ah... after some...

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  • 23. You have to at least try this ..

    Pho Bo (Beef noodles) or the Pho Ga (Chicken noodles). You must at least try either of these if you are not so enthusiastic about the rest of the yummy foods I...

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  • 24. Good for Baby, Good for you..

    Smooth, white and tasty porridge .Topped with pieces of chicken floss and fried cruellers ("yau char kwai" - in Cantonese or "yew tiau" in Mandarin). Hmm........

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  • 25. Yummy Street Foods - Nem Cua Be/Fried Spring Rolls

    Nem Cua Be or the fried Spring rolls - Fillings of meat and vegetables wrapped with crepe and deep fried. It is best eaten when it is still warm so that you can...

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