Discover Hanoi within 1 day

Bang By Bang, 15th Jun 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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There are so many beautiful places to visit when you travel to Hanoi. It takes you at least 5 days, 4 nights to discover almost these beautiful places. But if you have just only 1 day to stay in Hanoi, this article is good tip for you to have full feeling about Hanoi.

Discover Hanoi within 1 day

To discover special food and beauty spot in Hanoi just in 1 day. You should take your time in each minute and of course you must get up very early. So, We come!
4am - 5am: Visit Quang Ba night flower market
Quang Ba night flower market start from 2am to 4am and just wholesale trade. But from 4am they can retail sale. This is the most beautiful, cheapest and freshest flower market in Hanoi. From 4am the market no so crowded so you can visit, choose beautiful flowers for your self.
6am-7am: Tay Ho Vermicelli and shellfish soup
From Quang Ba flower market, it takes 5 minutes to drive to Tay Ho Palace with well known Vermicelli and shellfish soup which big shellfish from west lake , bean, soup, nuddle... after eating you will never find another place with same taste.
7am-8am: Co Ngu coffee
Located in Thanh Nien road, Co Ngu Coffee shop is place to people who like peaceful, cosy and romance from west lake. In early morning, it will sound great when you try vietnamese traditional good smell and taste coffee, sight seeing to huge, enormous west lake. Especially the items in the shop were very luxury but traditional.
8am-9:30am: Van Mieu Royal College
This is the first University of Vietnam with more than 1000 year of history which worship to Confucious and Chu Van An. Van Mieu attracts Visitors by ancient beautiful tree, lake, flower gardens..You will have a chance to study assiduous typical of Vietnam
12am: Lunch
There are so many delicious foods that you can try in Hanoi. If you want to try Pho, you can go to Pho shop at Ly Quoc Su street, Bat Dan street or Lo Duc street. With Vermicelli and grilled chopped meat, you can go to Hang Thang, Hang Manh, Bach Mai street. Of course you should try "Cha Ca La Vong" food in Ma May street (tell you, this is 1 of the food you should try before die, follow CNN)
14pm: Visit Dong Xuan market
After your lunch with full energy and take short break, you can not bypass Dong Xuan market, the most crowded market in Hanoi. They sold everything you need. You can buy some souvenirs to you friends or family
16pm: See Water puppet at Thang Long cinema
The cinema was located nearby Hoan Kiem lake and this is favourite place with visitors especially foreigners. You can discover one of the Folk art in Vietnam. The price to enter very cheap (60k VND ~ 3USD/ticket)
18pm: Visit ancient street by electric car or Xich Lo (3 wheel bike)
Open space, clean with many ancient house from 100-200 years will make you interesting feeling. You also can go across to some craft street like Hang Bac, Lo Ren, Hang Chieu..
19pm: Drink fresh beer in Ta Hien
This street can consider as foreigner street, there are so many foreigners gather here to drink beer, talking and make friend
21pm: Go a walk around Hoan Kiem lake
Hoan Kiem looks very beautiful at night when it was decorated by hundred of lighting. You can go a walk slowly to see the street, feeling cool atmosphere from the lake. You also can go to Trang Tien ice cream to take take some cream.
23pm: Try food at midnight
Hanoi is not exciting at night as Ho Chi Minh City and it's quiet and peaceful and you also can find many night food shop along street. There are many choice for you to eat at midnight from noodle, soup, cake..
After that you can come back hotel, take a bath, rest and prepare everything to go. But 1 thing that you had unforgotten experience in Hanoi and of course you will come back here again to have more experience with long and longer trip.
You should try!


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