Getting to know South Korea in Hanoi
Vietnam has always been a key source market for South Korean tourism.
Experts suggest safeguarding Old Quarter with special national site status
Architects and culture researchers have suggested recognising Hanoi’s Old Quarter as a special national site in order to better protect the area, in which many old houses are in derelict…
Exhibition on 1010th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi underway in capital city
An exhibition themed ‘Kinh Do Muon Doi’ (The eternal capital) is underway at the Thang Long Royal Citadel in Hanoi as part of activities to celebrate 1010th anniversary of Thang…
Vietjet offers 550,000 promotional tickets to celebrate Capital Liberation Day
Celebrating the Liberation Day of Hanoi capital (October 10), Vietjet is offering 550,000 promotional tickets priced only from VND0 for passengers to fly across Vietnam.
Photo exhibition celebrates 1,010 years of Thang Long-Hanoi
A photo exhibition got underway on October 8 at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi to mark the 1,010th founding anniversary of Thang Long, now Hanoi, and the 66th liberation day of the capital city.
Dishes made from green rice – Hanoi’s flavor of autumn
Green rice is one of the most favorite street foods in the capital city that every visitor should try.
Korean gastronomy week kicks off in Hanoi
Metropole Hanoi Hotel has kicked off a two-week celebration of modern Korean gastronomy, featuring exclusive recipes from two-Michelin-star Chef Sung-Jae Anh. South Korea has one of the most vibrant food cultures in the world, and Chef Anh is part of a new generation of chefs gaining recognition for elevating the cuisine.
Hanoi hosts exhibition on sisterly major cities
An exhibition on the traditions and development of three major cities in Vietnam - Hanoi in the north, Hue in the central region, and HCM City in the south - opened at the capital’s Temple of Literature on October 5.
Bac cake reflects Giang Xa villagers’ soul and culture
Giang Xa Village in Hanoi’s Hoai Duc District is famous for its delightful ‘bac’ cake (fried cake made from sticky rice, ‘gac’ fruit and green bean), a delicacy which has existed for more than a hundred years.
Hue’s wet-cake rolls tantalize the taste buds
Hue’s wet-cake rolls are a favorite with gastronomes around the country for their aroma and the taste of their grilled meat and dipping sauce.
Hanoi aims to receive 39 million tourists by 2025
Hanoi has set itself a target to greet 35-39 million tourists by 2025, including 8-9 million foreigners, earning about 151 trillion VND (6.53 billion USD), under the city’s recently-launched tourism development strategy with a view to 2030.
Various activities held to celebrate mid-autumn festival in Hanoi
A wide variety of attractive activities will be held in the Hanoi Old Quarter in Hoan Kiem District from September 25 to October 1, creating a meaningful playground for children.
Full Moon Festival 2020 to feature diverse activities
The Full Moon Festival 2020 is scheduled to take place from September 28 – October 1 (the 12th day to the 15th day of lunar August) at No.2 Hoa Lu, Hai Ba TrungDistrict, Hanoi, with various entertainment activities for children.
Hanoi stimulates tourism by rail promotion
Hanoi has launched various promotions and discounts on rail tickets and connected tours on rail routes to stimulate domestic tourism post-COVID-19.
Kem xoi a summer treat to beat the Hanoi heat
Nguyen Thu Loan from Germany loves getting the chance to enjoy Hanoi’s special treat kem xôi (sticky rice ice cream) when she returns to Vietnam.