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,…
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.
Hanoi’s millennium-old bell named national treasure
A bronze bell dating back to the 10th century at Nhat Tao Communal House in Dong Ngac ward, Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem district, was recently recognised as a national treasure.
Thousands walk in Hanoi to promote city as green destination
More than 3,000 people joined a walk in the pedestrian zone around Hoan Kiem Lake in central Hanoi on June 27 as part of a carnival to promote the capital city as a green destination.
Vietnamese traditional double-fifth festival reproduced in Hanoi
Tet Doan Ngo (traditional Double-Fifth Festival), which is observed in Vietnam and several Southeast Asian countries, is being reproduced at an exhibition held at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi.
Night at Hoa Lo Prison to offer unique experience
Visiting to Hoa Lo Prison in central Hanoi can be an experience like no other as the historic site is set to open at night starting from July 24, as part of the capital city’s tourism promotion programme.
President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum closes for annual maintenance
The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi City’s Ba Dinh District will close from June 15 to August 15 for annual maintenance work, according to the mausoleum’s Management Board.
Hanoi gears up to host diverse range of cultural activities
Hoan Kiem lake in the downtown of Hanoi is set to feature a wide range of fairs and festivals between June 26 and June 28 as a means of boosting the capital’s tourism industry.
Spanish cuisine to be popularised in Hanoi
People in Hanoi will have an opportunity to explore Spanish cuisine at the World Tapa Day to be held in the capital on June 20.
What to do in Hanoi in 24 hours?
Every hour in Hanoi is a memorable time to capture the beauty of the millennial city from different perspectives, from traditional to modern.
Hanoi starts welcoming more visitors
The number of tourists to Hanoi in May reached 258,000, including 12,000 foreigners, a sign of recovery after the social distancing period due to COVID-19.
Hanoi, HCM City among most popular travel destinations in Asia: US magazine
The US-based magazine Reader’s Digest recently named Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, the two largest cities in Vietnam, among the most popular travel destinations in Asia.