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Half-Day Hanoi Food Tour by Motorbike
"8:30am (or flexible time) – Meet your guide. Your guide will collect you from your hotel.9:00am – Meet the group at a cafe in the Old Quarter. Sit on the street and drink egg coffee or tea.9:30am – Tour around Hanoi’s Old Quarter and Hoan see famous old buildings up close and feel the atmosphere of the locals doing business.10:00am – Arrive at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where you will have a guided tour on foot with a professional tour guide to talk to you about its history and answer any questions you may have.10:50am – Ride around the city outside of the Old Quarter where most tourists find it hard to visit past some of the majestic and historical buildings to the edge of West Lake.11:40am – Ride around the West Lake
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Half-Day Hanoi Motorbike Tour
"Our tour guide and driver pick you up at the hotel then start the tour. At first you are taken to cafe meeting point to meet your group have a full safety briefing about the Tour and enjoy street food. Then tour around Hanoi city's popular and historic sights like Hanoi Opera House Old Quarter
From $58.00
Full-Day Hanoi City Tour
"This full-day Hanoi tour offers to take you to the best sites. After hotel pickup your guide will take you on a tour to visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum one pillar pagoda museum of ethology Hoan Kiem Lake and the famed water puppet theater. Tour includes free hotel pickup and drop-off lunch and tickets to all attractions listed."
From $49.00

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Tips (85)

Obey The Rules

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the most important site in Hanoi for all loyal Vietnamese people. Ho Chi Minh, the nation's hero, is laid out there (against his will, by the way - he wanted to be cremated...
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Dec 27, 2016


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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Dec 23, 2016

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

With the communist still in control the cult of Ho Chi Minh is still evident in Vietnam even if the economic system of communism is long gone. One of the major sites of the city is the Ho Chi Minh...
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Dec 11, 2016


No trip to Hanoi is complete without a trip to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum which stands in Ba Dinh Square and opened in 1975. Ho was Chairman of the Communist party from 1951 to his death in 1969 and read...
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Dec 07, 2016

Gives perspective to the history

Worth visiting, but unless you get there early, expect to join a very long queue which for a large part of the time will involve standing without any shade. I got there very early and so managed to...
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Sep 17, 2016

Check opening hours!

This is one of two cautionary reviews from my stay in Hanoi - how not to do it. I hope it is helpful, and while it is stating the obvious, I would have benefitted from it!The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is...
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Jun 15, 2016

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

It is located in the centre of Ba Dinh Square, which is the place where Vietminh leader Ho Chi Minh, Chairman of the Communist Party of Vietnam from 1951 until his death in 1969, read the Declaration...
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Jun 26, 2015

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Something that didn't really appeal, was to see anyone laying there dead after all these years.We did want however to visit the Museum across the huge square but it was abruptly indicated by one of...
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Jul 18, 2014

Ho Chi Minh Museleum

Ho Chi Minh was at first the Prime Minister of Vietnam and later on he was chosen by his own people as a president of the country, before he was death he's requested to be cremated and embalmed he...
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Mar 07, 2014

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

We decided to visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Ba Dinh Square to see the enbalmed body of Ho Chi Minh, the founder of the modern united Vietnamese State.Ho Chi Minh actually wanted to be cremated...
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Jul 07, 2013

Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum is the largest memorial in Vietnam is located at the Da Dinh Square. This is where President Ho declared independent for the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on Sept 2, 1945. The...
Jul 25, 2011

Ho Chi Minh Museum, Mausoleum and Complex

Ho Chi Minh is a huge cultural icon in Vietnam and every town seems to have a museum devoted to him (so much so that it appears everything the man touched, used or sat on is now behind glass). While...
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Jan 16, 2011
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"Hanoi - City of the Soaring Dragon"
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Things to Do Near Hanoi

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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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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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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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Getting to Hanoi


Hung Vuong, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam


  • Sunday 08:00 to 11:30
    14:00 to 16:30
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 08:00 to 11:30
    14:00 to 16:30
  • Wednesday 08:00 to 11:30
    14:00 to 16:30
  • Thursday 08:00 to 11:30
    14:00 to 16:30
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 08:00 to 11:30
    14:00 to 16:30