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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."
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Private Tour: Hanoi Full-Day City Tour with Water Puppet Show
"Enjoy a full-day tour of Hanoi with Tour guide and get a local's insight into Vietnam’s mythology traditions and customs. Visit cultural and historical sites such as the Mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh as well as everyday locales such as the houses of the Old Quarter.Following a pick-up at your hotel by your guide and driver go to the Ho Chi Minh Complex to discover the heart of Viernam at “Uncle Ho’s” Mausoleum. Standing before the mausoleum are 79 cycad trees symbolizing Ho Chi Minh’s 79 springs of life while 2 bamboo ranges whistle in the wind to commemorate the former president and Father of the Nation.See the nearby house-on-stilts and quaint One-Pillar Pagoda
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Highlights of Hanoi Full-Day City Tour
"Morning pick-up from your hotel inside Hanoi Old quarter from 8 to 8:30 am by our tour guide and bus driver.In the morning you will visit:Tran Quoc pagoda the oldest pagoda of North Vietnam (over 1400 years) lying on lakeside of West lake the largest lake of Hanoi. A short stopover for taking photos. You will know more about typical architecture of North Vietnam pagoda.Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Ho Chi Minh stilt-house relating to the life of Vietnam former President Ho Chi Minh from 1945 to 1969. Know more about 1 of 100 most influential people all over the world in the 20th century listed by TIME Magazine.One-Pillar pagoda – The pagoda Wednesday
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Museum of Ethnology Tips (43)

JARAI ARAP TOMB HOUSE

This is a tomb house where as many as thirty people can be buried here. It is from Chu Pa District . The sculptures are carved from tree trunks and the men and women show off their private parts to...
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Dec 23, 2016

BAHNAR COMMUNAL HOUSE

The communal house is the most important building in a Bahnar village and traditionally serves as a meeting place for men where rituals, celebrations and preparations for war take place. The house is...
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davidjo
Dec 23, 2016

TRADITIONAL LONG HOUSE OF THE EDE

Several generations of the Ede ethnic group will live in this longhouse together and when one of the girls gets married it is lengthened by one section. It is supported on stilts and made from bamboo...
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davidjo
Dec 23, 2016

A FAMOUS RACING JUNK

This is a junk that came from Tam Soc Pagoda in 2008, over 25 m long and made from sao wood in 1988. Racing is an important part of the community during the moon worshiping festival in mid October and...
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davidjo
Dec 23, 2016

A MUSEUM WORTH VISITING

There was so much to see in the center of Hanoi we did not get round to visiting the Museum of Ethnology until our last day in Vietnam, but it turned out to be well worth visiting.It is supposed to be...
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davidjo
Dec 23, 2016

ETHNOLOGY MUSEUM - PART 1

This Museum is one that I wanted to see, and it didn't disappoint! It had an excellent outdoor and indoor exhibition centre, showcasing the 54 different ethnic groups of Vietnam, their clothes and...
balhannah
Oct 08, 2016

Wonderful museum

Vietnam museum of ethnology is one of my favorite museum. It has 2 sections, trong dong house and outsie. This museum illustrate the artifact of 54 ethnic Vietnamese groups.To support the tourist, all...
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AnnaCandy
Aug 20, 2014

Museum of Ethnology

We decided to take the local bus rather than a taxi. Get hotel to write down name of museum in Vietnamese or go to the museum's website and click on Viet rather than English! It is totally different...
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TheAndos
Mar 21, 2012

The museum of Ethnology.

The museum of ethnology is around 8 kilometers from the city center in the Cau Giay district, but it´s really interesting and worth the detour.It´s dedicated to all the minority groups of Vietnam and...
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cachaseiro
Nov 16, 2011

WATER PUPPET SHOW @ ETHNOLOGY MUSEUM

I was going to visit the Water Puppet show in Hanoi itself, only to find it was booked out for 2 days.I visited the Ethnology Museum, and to my surprise, they hold a Water Puppet show here. Well, I...
balhannah
Mar 24, 2011

ETHNOLOGY MUSEUM - PART 5

Not only does this Museum have an excellent outdoor display, the Indoors display is excellent as well.The Museum has a large collection on display of objects of daily use, like knives, baskets, mats,...
balhannah
Mar 24, 2011

Tay House

This Tay house from Dinh Hoa district, Thai Nguyen province, rests on very high stilts, creating an area below that is used for penning animals, storage and other activities such as a place for women...
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May 15, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Museum of Ethnology

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Hanoi botanical gardens

Bach Thao Park means " hundreds of plants park" and is the name for Hanoi Botanical Gardens. In the gardens there are many sculptures, especially at the SW corner of the lake. One or two have plaques...
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Liberation Capital Garden

You will find this fountain just after you leave the road that divides West Lake and Tran Bach Lake going towards the Ho Chi Minh Complex. When we passed by the fountain was not operating but i have...
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Ho Chi Miinh Complex

Once you have seen Ho Chi Minh's house and his beautiful stilt house the path will lead you to the souvenir shop where you can buy boxes of tea, coffee, cakes and many books about the great leader as...
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Hang Da Market

The three floor Hang Da Market is a little different from the two others we visited as it is smaller and sells a different range of items. It is located a little west of the Old Quarter and sells...
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Hang Chao Street

Any Vietnamese who want to do some home improvements head to Hang Chao Street (Tool Street) as this is where they can find practically any tool that they should require. Most stores on the street are...
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Streetfood

If you want to try some street food where there are very few tourists try visiting Ngo Trang Tien, a small alleyway near Trang Tien Street. I wandered down the alleyway while me wife was doing her...
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Nguy?n V?n Huyên, Ngh?a ?ô, C?u Gi?y,

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