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Hanoi Explorer Private Photo Tour
"Hotel pick-up.  We start the tour on historic Long Bien Bridge Yen Phu Street.  After introductions and a brief look at the story behind the bridge there is an overview of camera settings.  We then head up to Long Bien Bridge to shoot the Establishing picture.  Time now to move into Long Bien market Hanoi's biggest wet market to learn how to shoot Relationship pictures.  Our focus is on how to take naturalistic photos of people at work and play.  In Dong Xuan market we continue with Relationship pictures.  The market was originally built by the French in 1889
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Private Tour: Hanoi City Tour Including Water Puppet Show and Cyclo Ride
"Start your full-day private tour of Hanoi with early pickup from your hotel. Then hop in a cyclo to the undisputed heart of the city with your friendly and informative guide. Observe people practicing tai chi playing badminton and doing other popular activities as you receive an overview of daily life and witness how locals occupy their mornings.Weave through Hanoi’s Old Quarter in the historical center of the capital known for its 36 old streets and artisan guilds that date back to the 13th century. You’ll end up at St Joseph’s Cathedral (Nha Tho Lon) whose structure has changed little since it was built in 1886.Stop for a quintessential Vietnamese breakfast of pho bo (beef noodle soup) and enjoy a relaxing conversation with the locals over a cup of delicious coffee — a great way to immerse in usually with sugar) or ca phe sua nong (hot coffee with sweetened condensed milk).Afterward continue sightseeing in the comfort of an air-conditioned private vehicle with a visit to Ba Dinh Square
From $46.00
 
Cycling in Hanoi
"8am - Your tour guide will come to your hotel to meet you and your one-day cycling tour will begin with a short walk through the Old Quarter of Hanoi. You will walk through the Dong Xuan market the ancient gate of the citadel of Hanoi and the Long Bien Bridge before arriving at the departure point.8:30am - After a brief introduction on how to use the bicycles and the biking road you will begin your adventure by cycling along the Red River. Visit the market of ceramics located by the riverside and then continue cycling until you reach the village of Nghi Tam. Then you cross the street which is also the dam to reach the West Lake. You will cycle a little more along West Lake shores which lead you to a restaurant for our you will have the opportunity to taste the fried shrimp cake a specialty of Hanoi. You will then cycle a very short distance to a local coffee shop by the shore of West lake for a good cup of Vietnamese traditional coffee or a fresh coconut juice.1:30pm – After lunch you continue to ride along the shores of West Lake. You will stop at the Tran Quoc Pagoda to visit the pagoda which is located on an islet connected to the eastern shore of West Lake. Ho Tay
From $90.00

More Nightlife in Hanoi

Red Beer- Cafe illy

Though this was in the more touristy area of town and surely the prices were indicative of being a tourist trap, it was mostly frequented by Communist Party types. So, it was more interesting than it...
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Jan 08, 2005

Ankor

I spotted another beer joint near the train station and it looked very upscale compared to most of the bia hoi places I had been dragging D too so we stopped in for a quick one. Unfortunately, the...
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richiecdisc
Dec 28, 2004

TET street festival

TET or Vietnam’s New Year’s cum Christmas festival is crazy enough during the day but if you are in town when it is going on, you have to walk the market area at night to really experience its...
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Dec 29, 2004

Highway 4

How many times have you been to a night joint and drank one of those nasty concoctions with a stupid umbrella? Well, you won't have to worry about this if you're here. Despite bearing the notorious...
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bpacker
Jan 13, 2005

Le PUB

Just newly-opened on bustling Hang Be street, Le Pub has already built up quite a "style", mostly due to bi-monthly theme nights that tend to attract a full house. A part -managed here is Dennis, one...
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hientonkin
Dec 08, 2005

Emperor Pub

Chi-chi villa setting, cushy couches, pool table, and resident jazz band and a scrumptious restaurant upstairs. Need I say any more? Have a drink here after dinner. Dress Code is Strictly Yuppie ! The...
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Jan 13, 2005
 
 
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Nice night views

At the very north side of the Hoan Kiem Lake there is a rooftop terrace from where U can have a wonderful view of all the city by night.It is a local bar, you will see it from the square that is right...
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SirRichard
Oct 06, 2003

Seventeen Saloon

Start from a swinging doors at the entrance to the fake bull'shead in front of toilet, Seventeen Saloon is 1/2 atre-restaurant, 1/2 nightclub. The locals cant get eoung of the cowboy look - the...
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hientonkin
Dec 08, 2005

RED BEER

While others may pay 1,500 VND for a bia hoi just at the corner, here you pay 15,000 , the fact that this might be the best beer in Hanoi, brewed on the premises in vats directly behind the bar,...
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hientonkin
Dec 13, 2005

17 Saloon

On what was once a quiet, wide tree lined boulevard, you’ll find the new bar 17 saloon: it’s like the Wild West has been transported into Hanoi. This new-kid-on-the-block saloon strives towards...
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Wild_Orchid
Feb 12, 2005

Toilet Pub

Toilet Pub means... you see a lot of toilets around you. lol ;). Yes, it's true. Shelfves are toilets, fridge for soft drinks is bathtub, decorations are toilets.. ( I think they should make the sofa...
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hientonkin
Jan 30, 2006

Minh's Jazz Club

We never thought we’d be listening to jazz in Vietnam. Flipping through our guidebooks for things to do one night, we found Minh’s Jazz Club owned by Quyen Van Minh, Vietnam’s best-known jazz musician...
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guell
Apr 04, 2011

Terrace by the lake

Arund the hoan Kiem Lake you can find many quiet terraces in which to seat and relax in the lazy evenings.From these you can see the calm waters and the endless activity of the people walking by the...
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SirRichard
Oct 03, 2003

Jacc's Bar

Popular with expats and home to the Hanoi Dragons Rygby Team social club, Jacc's is known as the place to go to watch th ebig sporting events. Whatever sport is on, it's likely Jacc's will be...
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hientonkin
Feb 19, 2006

Top Hotels in Hanoi

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58 Hang Dao Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, 00844, Vietnam
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No. 3 Yen Thai, Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi, 1000, Vietnam
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22 Ta Hien Street, Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem District, 10000
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31 Hang Ga Str., Hoan Kiem, 1000
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65 Nguyen Huu Huan, Hanoi Viet Nam, 10000
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No 14 Tho Xuong lane, Au Trieu Str, Hoan Kiem dist, Hanoi, 10000, Vietnam
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Top Things to Do in Hanoi

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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

One of the spectacles that is interesting to watch is the Changing of the Guards but when to see this ? We asked at the hotel and several travel/tour agencies and each time they either did not know or...
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Water Puppet Show

I highly recommend tourist to spend an hour watching this show because you weren't be able to see this play in other countries. It really represent vietnam. It really talk about skill. Try to book in...
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Old Quarter

In the Old Quarter you will find many ladies with their carrying yokes, especially near Dong Xuan Market. They will wander the streets usually selling vegetables and fruit, often sitting down at the...
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Hoan Kiem Lake

I am not sure if you will see this old man everyday exercising on the NW corner of Hoan Kiem Lake, but if you see him and feel like lifting a few weights take your chance. The TV cameras were there to...
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Temple of Literature

Built in 1070, this Confucious temple was built by Emperor Lý Thánh Tông of the Tran Dynasty to serve as Vietnam's first university to train civil servants for the civil exam that determined...
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Ha Long Bay

There are lots of places to read about the geography and geology of Ha Long Bay, and I'm not very good as an amateur historian, so I will leave that for other writers in this case. I'll limit myself...
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"The Adventure Continues in Hanoi ! Hanoi !"
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kokoryko

"Good morning Hanoi !"
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King_Golo

"Hanoi - City of the Soaring Dragon"
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"Hanoi"
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"Hanoi - City of Absorbing Sights and Sounds"
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