Duration: Full day
Discover Hanoi - the charming capital of Vietnam with many historic and traditional sites harmonised with the busy modern life.
Picking up at your hotel at 10:00 – 10:30am
Around 11:00: Arriving at the Temple of Literature. This is the combination of the Confucius Temple worshiping Confucius which was built in 1070 and the first Royal National university in Vietnam built 6 years later in 1076.
12:00: Lunch time in local Restaurant with local Vietnamese traditional Cuisines. (we advise restaurants in the Old Quarter)
13:00: Continue to visit the Museum of Ethnology. Located west of the city centre, this museum offers informative and well-documented display on the country’s 54 ethnic groups, include elaborate and colorful hill-tribe costumes, weaving designs, musical instruments, fishing implements, work tools and other functional objects. The display continues on to the garden outside with fascinating examples of minority housing from the King’s to the ones of the ethnic groups in Central Highlands.
15:30: Visit Hoan Kiem Lake (Restored Sword lake), which is the heart and soul of Hanoi Capital City, and Ngoc Son temple. The lake got its name according to a legend. On as island at the northern part of the lake stands Ngoc Son or Jade Mountain temple, one of the most beautiful and religious site of the capital city. The temple was established by a mandarin named Nguyen Van Sieu and is dedicated to the spirits of the soil, medicine, literature, and also to Tran Hung Dao, the general who defeated the Mongols in the 13th century.
16:00: Take the 1hour-cyclo tour around the Hanoi Old Quarter (or electric cars) through its streets which are named after the guilds that used to represent such as Hang Bac (Silver Street), Hang Gai (Silk Street), Hang Tre (Bamboo Street) etc…
17:00: Return to hotel. Finish unforgettable full day Hanoi Sightseeing!
Note: If you would like to visit few traditional silk shops, please advise your tourguide. We recommend a few such as: To Thanh Nga Silk, Tan My Design, and Hanoi Moment (for ceramics).
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