Hanoi , the capital of Viet Nam, and also its second largest city. Also, it is a fascinating blend of East and West, combining traditional Sino-Vietnamese motifs with French flair. Ha Noi is largely unscathed from the decades of war, and is now going through a building boom, making it a rapidly developing city in Asia. As you know, most of tourists still wonder that what they will do and what food they will enjoy in Hanoi travel. Therefore, this next part will provide you more Hanoi travel experiences than the part 1.
1.Where will you go shopping?
Hang Da. A 6-story building to house the market is currently under construction; all the kiosks are now located in the neighboring area, either on Phung Hung (second-hand clothing), Duong Thanh or Ly Nam De streets. They offer everything that one can think of, from pets, groceries, prepared food to fabric materials.
Hom Market is located in Hue town. They offer everything here. What it is famous for is the fabric market on the second floor. There are many kiosks selling different types of fabrics ranging from cheap, affordable to very good quality with a high price. However, please bear in mind that when shopping, take your time. The sellers often give a very high price that you can bargain down to half or one-third of the original price.
Dong Xuan market is famous for being the market for wholesalers. They have from school supplies, stuffed animals to clothing. It is quite an experience to spend some time in the market observing the sellers and buyers.
Night Market usually opens from 7PM, this unique market gathers on a walking street in the old quarter. Has anything from pirated DVD to traditional ornaments. Prices are reasonable.
2.Some attractive places for Hanoi travel
Ba Dinh Square – Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is a place that not to be missed when visiting Hanoi. Historic Ba Dinh Square is the place that President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence. Mausoleum usually opens 5 days a week, on every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday morning. Coming to there, you should visit One Pillar Pagoda and Uncle Ho’s house.
Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam was the first university in Vietnam. Today it becomes the destination for many tourists, especially foreign tourists.
Ha Noi ancient town is considered the distinctive look of the capital city with houses, streets carrying the look from the late nineteenth century. Moreover, Ha Noi ancient town is also the home for many famous and delicious food.
Hanoi Opera House is located on Trang Tien Street which is a central street of the capital. It usually takes place the great events of the country.
Hoan Kiem Lake is seen as “flowers” in the heart of the capital, an area associated with the history of the nation. It became the destination for many people, especially in cool climate, you can enjoy Trang Tien ice cream beside Hoan Kiem Lake.
Besides, you can visit some traditional villages around Hanoi such as Duong Lam ancient village, Bat Trang pottery village, Ngu Xa bronze casting village …0