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Travel Guide to Hanoi

Hanoi is a city on the move. It is a fast changing city that is rushing headlong into the twenty first century after decades in the wilderness. With tourism growing in importance for the Vietnamese economy, new hotels are being built, attractions are being cleaned up, and shops are opening all the time. Many people describe Hanoi today as being like Bangkok was twenty years ago – a quieter, more authentically Oriental city that is exciting and modern, but still pleasantly raw.

Attractions in Hanoi

Try to make sure that you have time in Hanoi in order to see some of the sights. The Hanoi highlights every visitor should see, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Revolutionary museum are also well worth seeking out. Hanoi’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Hanoi city tour before you travel and allow our expert Hanoi based guides to show you some of Hanoi’s hidden treasures.

Sport in Hanoi

As everyone knows, Hanoi’s favourite pastime is Football, and the best-known team is Thanh Nien who play at San Hanoi Stadium. Every year, the biggest event for Hanoi sporting calendar is undoubtedly International matches, which takes place at the My Dinh Stadium.

Attractions in Hanoi

Try to make sure that you have time in Hanoi in order to see some of the sights. The Hanoi highlights every visitor should see, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Revolutionary museum are also well worth seeking out. Hanoi’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Hanoi city tour before you travel and allow our expert Hanoi based guides to show you some of Hanoi’s hidden treasures.

Climate Guide to Hanoi

It is simple to find the best weather in Hanoi thanks to our simple guide to the climate in Hanoi. The table below shows the average temperatures in Hanoi throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Hanoi.

Tips For Driving in Hanoi

If you want to drive in Hanoi, you need an IDP (international driving permit) for Vietnam. You can book them with the AA, before going to Hanoi.
On the road in Hanoi, as with the rest of Vietnam, you need to drive on the right hand side of the road. Unfortunately, we do not offer car hire in Hanoi for your trip, there are many attractions around Hanoi, so take some time to explore!

Hanoi Airport Guide

Hanoi-No Bai International Airport is around 14 miles north of Hanoi. The airport, whose international IATA code is HAN is only about 14 hours flight from London. Regular buses operate into Hanoi, and taxis are also available. Hanoi-No Bai International Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Hanoi.

Hanoi UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Hanoi, or just need some advice, the Hanoi British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
Central Building
4th-5th floor
31 Hai Ba Trung
Hanoi

Telephone: (84) (4) 936 0500

Quick Guide to Hanoi

City Name: Hanoi
Country: Vietnam
Language: Vietnamese
Currency: Vietnamese Dong
Time Difference: GMT + 7
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz

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