Great winter escape in Ha Noi
Update: Aug 11, 2023
(TITC) - U.S.News Travel listed 21 places of the best winter vacations based on expert analysis and reader votes. Ha Noi stands no.6 in the list.

First snowfall is always beautiful and captures many travellers’ hearts. However, those who feel itchy to escape the season's frigid weather, definitely are not enchanted with the winter snow. Keeping this in mind, U.S. News start planning getaways, and vote for readers’ favourite spots to help determine next year's ranking.

Ha Noi, the capital city of Vietnam with beautiful weather. Daytime temperatures in winter comfortably rest in 15 and 20 degree C, and rain showers are infrequent. In this comfort weather, visitors can feel free to visit top attractions in Ha Noi, such as the Temple of Literature - Quoc Tu Giam; Hoan Kiem Lake; Ngoc Son Temple; The Huc Red Bridge; Old Quarter with the famous 36 streets; Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - a World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO; pay a respect to Vietnamese Great President Ho Chi Minh at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. From there, visitors take a short walk to the Presidential Palace, House on Stilts and One Pillar Pagoda.

Hoan Kiem Lake

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

The Huc Red Bridge

Then indulge in a steaming bowl of pho (Vietnam's most popular kind of noodle soup) and various street food dishes. Winter is also a good opportunity to experience some of Ha Noi's best events, such as the Tet Festival (which celebrates the Vietnamese Lunar New Year every January or February) and the Perfume Pagoda Festival (a Buddhist pilgrimage that takes place every February).

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