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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
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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
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We had heard that the Hanoi buses can be very crowded and there were a few pickpockets around but our experience was completely different. We only caught the bus on two occasions, from Hoan Kiem Lake...
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Dec 23, 2016

Bus from Hanoi to the airport

If you wish to go to the airport from the city centre, using local transportation, you have to take two buses:1. take bus 9 behind the Tourist Office near the Hoan Kiem Lake. Travel until, Cầu Giấy,...
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Jan 20, 2015

Cheated by sinh cafe travel, 58 hang be str, hanoi

Everybody,Be aware, please reconfirm and recheck when you select travel agent and buying bus ticket.I and my wife, cheated by sihn cafe travel, which sales are fang and fiona, address: 58 hang be str,...
Mar 14, 2012

Airport Bus To/From Hanoi City

Vietnam Airlines provides minibus service to/ from the Hanoi International Airport. The main bus-stop in the City is located at 2 Quang Trung, Hanoi, south of Hoam Kiem Lake. Walk toward south of Le...
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Jul 24, 2011

Public busses in Hanoi

There are plenty of public busses. From the airport take the number 7 and go to Cau Giay, where you find busses to all corners of the city. Should be about 40 minutes. The 17 to Long Bien and the 7...
Apr 04, 2011

Airport Mini Bus to Hanoi City

Once out Noi Bai airport arrival hall, walk across the first lane to the quite spacious center pavement. Turn right and walk around 50 meters towards the parked mini buses. On the way you will pass 2...
Dec 30, 2009

Friendly lady on the Vientiane-Hanoi bus...

When you arrive in Hanoi in the overnight bus from Vientiane a "friendly" lady will board the bus and tell you that you are about 15km from the center and that the cheapest way to get into town is to...
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Dec 15, 2009

Hanoi Bus

Hanoi bus is the biggest public transportation company in Hanoi.Just find Bus Stop sign in the streets, prepare 3,000 vnd, jump on the bus, the driver's mate will find you & get the money :) Be...
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Sep 06, 2008

Sleeper Busses

I booked my open (sleeper) bus ticket with Sinh Cafe (the real one) in Hanoi for my whole trip since they are the most reputable company in Vietnam. Since then there is also Hanh Cafe which popularity...
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Apr 12, 2008

Getting around Hanoi by bus

Try getting around Hanoi by bus. Its only VND3000-5000 per ride. The most useful is bus no.9 that goes to Ho Chin Minh Museum every 15 min or so (but be sure to say 'Ho Chin Minh' to the bus driver to...
Jul 06, 2007

Going to the Airport

(last date took the mini-van - July 4, 2006)Cheapest way to reach the airport is to take the Vietnam Airlines mini-van.2 US dollars/headLocation: Quang Trung near Hoan Kiem LakeDeparture time- 5:50...
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Mar 25, 2007

Hanoi bus roiutes information

Bus is the cheapest and quite comfortable transport in Hanoi, especially when you want to go around Hanoi for sight seeing. But in old quarter, the bus can not cover much because the road is quite...
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May 11, 2006
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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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