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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

Army Museum Tips (21)

MORE WAR MATERIALS ALONG PHO NGUYEN TRI PHOUNG

On our way to Ho Chi Minh's Memorial to see the changing of the guards we saw more weaponry from the American conflict at the back of the Army Museum. We had visited the Army Museum a few days before...
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davidjo
Dec 23, 2016

Thought provoking

This museum is well worth visiting as it provides a stark contrast between the beauty of present day Vietnam and its violent past. Outside, there is an interesting exhibition of the military hardware...
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CEP1863
Aug 23, 2016

The Army Museum

This museum was interesting and not as disturbing as the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh. The most memorable part were the wrecked tanks and military vehicles placed outside. A huge heap of...
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IreneMcKay
Jul 07, 2013

Wreckage Pyramid

The centrepiece of the outside exhibits is this huge pyramid that has been put together by an artist out of the wreckage of a B-52, F-111 and a French transport plane - all of which were shot down. At...
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Willettsworld
May 12, 2010

Vietnam Military History Museum

A real man’s museum, this one. Also known as, simply, the Army Museum, it’s full of boy’s toys that were used in the wars against the French and Americans and epitomizes Vietnam’s struggle against...
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Willettsworld
May 12, 2010

Military History Museum and Cot Co (Flag Tower)

This is a fascinating look into the way the Vietnamese have defended their country against foreign invaders. The focus is on Resistance Wars of the Ho Chi Minh era. The wreckage strewn about makes it...
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dancinbudgie
May 23, 2009

THE MILITARY HISTORY MUSEUM

As a tourist the Vietnam Military History Museum is a must go visit. It offers the history of Vietnam people military army defending the nation against foreign invaders. The museum covers the war...
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fachd
Nov 25, 2007

And .... Cot Co Flag Tower.

Price of admission is 20,000 VND and 5,000 VND to use a camera. Opening hours are; 8-00am to 11-30am, 1-00pm to 4-30pm. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. (Closed on Monday and...
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bcatton
Sep 03, 2007

Vietnam Army

Vietnam has been in war for god know how long, fighting with the cham, khmer, the chinese, french and american. This is quite a good place to see some of the artifects collected as well as war left...
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yeikloen
Dec 06, 2006

Army Museum

This museum, housed in a magnificent and large two-story white building, is the most popular museum in Hanoi for tourists. Throughout this museum, you will learn about the history of warfare in...
Ewingjr98
Nov 16, 2006

Cot Co Flag Tower

Cot Co Flag Tower was built by the French as an observation tower in 1812. This is one of the few old architectural gems to survive the French and American wars in Vietnam. The tower has three...
Ewingjr98
Nov 16, 2006

Vietnamese perspective on war

The Vietnam Military Museum is a must for anyone who is interested in history. This museum is interesting in that it covers Vietnam's history of defending itself from foreign invaders over 4,000...
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Oct 27, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Hanoi

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Ancient House

The Hanoi Ancient House or Heritage House as the sign states above the door can be found at 87 Ma May Street in the Old Quarter. It was constructed in the late 20th century and is typical of the type...
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Indochina Junk

Indochina Junk ran our tour to and of Ha Long Bay. We took the Dragon Legend tour, which is one night. It began with pick up from our hotel (also arranged by IJ) in a luxury van at 7.30am - we were...
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Hang Quat Street

Hang Quat Street used to be the street where the shops sold fans, but nowadays there are many shops that sell items for worshiping such as colorful Buddhist flags, statues, lamps and wooden shrines. ...
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To Tich Street

To Tich Street is less than 100 m long and the name means fibre mat street but there appears to be no record of fibre mats being sold here. Nowadays it is a popular street for young people to frequent...
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City View Cafe

Having visited Hanoi 5 times,i generally like to visit City view Cafe on the 5th floor over looking Hoan Kiem Lake with a nice Bia Hoi. Sadly over the years i feel the standard of service has gone...
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Nhan Noi Linh Tu

We stumbled across this little temple (Nahn Noi Linh Tu) where Hang Ga meets Bat Dan Street, but unfortunately we could not gain access. I believe it contains a Shinto shrine, but outside there were...
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