Here are the top 74 tourist attractions to see in Hanoi:

43. Aeon Mall Long Bien

3.5 /5

7 km
from city center
43 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Aeon Mall is a Japanese-owned shopping mall in Hanoi with over a 100 retail outlets. There are many international brands like Adidas, Yves Rocher and Dr. Martens. Families can even catch a movie, enjoy bowling or head to the games arcade with their children. There are plenty of cuisine options like Thai, Vietnamese or Western food in the food court.

44. Hanoi Botanical Garden

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
44 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Hanoi Botanical Gardens, locally known as the Bach Thao Park, is a green space located in the Ba Dinh district. It was built when the French ruled over the country. The garden is home to many different varieties of trees like coconut, palm, orchid, banyan, along with various species of animals such as squirrels and long-tailed macaques.

45. Vincom Mega Mall Royal City

3 km
from city center
45 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

The Royal City Vincom Mega Mall is a beautifully built structure with a slight touch of Greek architecture to it. This mall is one of the most visited destinations in Hanoi and lies 45 minutes from the centre of town. With a modern and luxurious rich setup, this two storied building is home to a number of retail shops, food joints, especially like the ice-skating rink.

46. Vinpearl Aquarium (Times City)

3.4 /5

5 km
from city center
46 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Vinpearl Aquarium is the largest, most modern and the first underground aquarium in Vietnam situated in the Vincom Mega Mall Times City. With a capacity of 3 million litres of water, this aquarium is home to thousands of sea species. Some rare creatures here are penguins, otters and seacows. Families and those interested in learning about some gorgeous marine ecosystem should head here.

47. Statue of Lenin

3.3 /5

1 km
from city center
47 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

The Statue of Lenin located on Nguyen Thai Hoc avenue in Hanoi is the legacy of the communist leader's influence on the culture and politics of Vietnam. The legacy of Vladimir Lenin may have fallen in Russia, but his statue stands tall in communist Vietnam.

Constructed in 1980, the stone sculpture is a sign of the Bolshevik history. It is one of the very few Lenin statues left in the world as a reminder of the impact USSR had on Vietnamese and world political movements.

48. DIY Box

3.3 /5

1 km
from city center
48 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

DIY Box in Hanoi is a quaint 'Do It Yourself' workspace where you can spend some time creating leather goods while sipping coffee. It also has handcrafted leather and coffee workshop. The friendly staff here will guide you through the process, you can then easily spend two to three hours in the workshop and take your own DIY leather souvenir back home.

49. Lotte Observation Deck

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
49 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Undisputedly the best viewing point in the city, the Lotte Observation Deck, located on the 65th floor of the Lotte Centre, provides a stunning panoramic view of Hanoi. The floor-to-ceiling glass and scopes make the experience even better, and one can even go in for some refreshments at the many food joints available.

50. Bao Son Paradise Park

2.5 /5

11 km
from city center
50 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

The biggest entertainment and tourism complex of Hanoi, the Bao Son Paradise Park consists of four main areas, traditional craft villages, ancient quarters, an eco-tourism area and a culinary section. This vast theme park of 20 hectares is Vietnam's own version of Disneyland offers gardens, local village settings, a ferris wheel, swimming pool, ocean world, 3D cinema and a lot more attracting tourists and locals from everywhere.

51. Voi Phuc Temple

2.3 /5

3 km
from city center
51 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Voi Phuc Temple, popularly known as the Kneeling Elephants Temple is dedicated to Royal Highness Linh Lang, son of King Ly Thanh Tong. The temple has a commendable architecture, beautiful carvings, two kneeling elephants in front and a scenic surrounding. Every year, locals hold a festival from February 9-11 of the Lunar calendar to commemorate the virtue of Linh Lang.

52. Ta Hien Street

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
52 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Popularly known as the 'International Intersection', the Ta Hien Street in Hanoi is where the western culture meets the eastern. Foreigners and tourists come to this place quite often.
A beer and food heaven, this crowded street is full of small alleyways with luxury restaurants, sidewalk shops and local vendors selling affordable beer and delicious Vietnamese dishes.

53. Bia Hoi Corner

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
53 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Considered as the best nightlife spot in Hanoi, the Bia Hoi Corner is a busy and bustling junction for beer lovers. Bia Hoi, also known as 'fresh beer' is popular among tourists and locals in Hanoi because of it's low alcohol quantity and affordable prices. The corner is famous for the many makeshift stalls and small pubs that serve chilled beers and some delicious Vietnamese food.

54. Cau The Huc

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
54 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Cau The Huc, or the Red Bridge, is a beautiful wooden bridge connecting the Hoan Kiem Lake bank to the Ngoc Son Temple in the middle of the lake. The gorgeous red colour of the bridge is a stunning contrast to the green water of the lake. You'll find many tourists taking photographs, especially in the evenings when the bridge is lit up.

55. Ho Tay Water Park

3.2 /5

5 km
from city center
55 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Located inside the amusement park of West Lake Park, the Ho Tay Water Park is one of the most amazing attractions in Hanoi. Visitors can seek an adrenaline rush from the various high-speed slides and diving pool or just laze around in the pool and lazy river. It's the perfect place for couples, friends and families with children for some amusement and grabbing a bite at the fast food joints.

56. Hai Ba Trung Temple

3.2 /5

3 km
from city center
56 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Located close to Hoan Kiem Lake, Hai Ba Trung is a 12th century temple with ornate carvings and statues of the Trung sisters. These sisters are national heroines who fought against Chinese domination in Vietnam in 1st century AD. The annual festival in January enlivens the temple with processions and cultural activities.

57. Tay Ho Pagoda

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
57 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Located on the northern peninsula in West Lake, Tay Ho Pagoda is a beautiful temple dedicated to the Mother Goddess Thanh Mau. People throng here on Sundays and on the 15th of each lunar month in order to receive good fortune and blessings. The temple features intricately carved altars, panels and frescoes, while the magical landscape full of lotuses adds to its charm.

58. Thong Nhat Park

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
58 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Covering an area of 50 hectares, Lenin Park is spacious with a large lake, plenty of pathways for jogging or walking, benches to read, badminton courts and a few rides for children. The park is also called the Reunification park as it was established in 1960 with the hope of reunification at which time the country was divided.

59. Flag Tower

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
59 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Part of the Vietnam Military History Museum, Flag tower is one of the iconic architecture works of Vietnam built in the shape of cylinder blocks stacked with each other becoming smaller towards the top, with elegant vertical contours. The simple yet unique patterns of the tower attract tourists from all over. The top of the 33m tower offers breathtaking views.

60. Old City Gate

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
60 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

The only surviving city gate of ancient Hanoi, O Quan Chuong, also known as the Old City Gate or Old East Gate, was named after a chief of the army to remember him and other Nguyen soldiers who fought against the French. It has a typical architecture of a watch-tower from the Nguyen dynasty and till today, acts as a proof of the struggle.

61. Thang Long Ca Tru Theatre

3.0 /5

2 km
from city center
61 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Ca Tru is an ancient genre of Vietnamese chamber music featuring female vocalists. These hour long performances combine poetry, music and a variety of traditional melodic forms, initially used to entertain the royal and wealthy people, but now also performed at weddings and banquets. Thang Long Ca Tru Theatre is worth a visit if you love history and art.

62. Hanoi Police Museum

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
62 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

The Hanoi Police Museum exhibits fascinating items like uniforms, weapons, motorbikes, station dioramas and many photographs and documents taking the visitor through a chronological history of the police force. From their efforts to expel the French in 1946 till today while they fight drugs and cyber crime, it's all on display for the public.

63. Thanh Chuong Viet Palace

3.0 /5

28 km
from city center
63 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Thanh Chuong Viet Palace is home to thousands of cultural and historical artefacts, a bunch of ancient houses, statues, lotus ponds and many images depicting Vietnamese culture. It takes the tourist on a journey through varied regions and traditions that the Vietnamese have lived in. The striking architecture and elegant patterns of the palace are a delight to the eye.

64. Hang Gai Street

3.0 /5

2 km
from city center
64 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

If you love silk products, Hang Gai Street in Hanoi is the place you would want to be. Popularly called the Silk Street, you will find all kinds of silk products here, from clothes to furniture. The 300-meter long street is lined with fashion boutiques, stores, and tailor shops selling high quality and fashionable silk material and traditional Vietnamese apparel. The quality and craftsmanship of the silk is breathtaking and the prices are reasonable to attract all shopping buffs.

65. Martyrs' Monument

2.9 /5

0 km
from city center
65 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

The Martyrs' Monument is a picturesque monument erected as a memorial for those who died fighting for Vietnam's independence. It depicts two men, one holding a torch and the other holding a gun, and a woman with a sword to show how regardless of gender, everyone was involved in the Vietnam War equally.

66. B52 Victory Museum

2.8 /5

1 km
from city center
66 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

The B52 Victory Museum of Hanoi was established as a memorial for the 1972 campaign 'Hanoi-Dien Bien Phu In The Air' when the Vietnamese Air Defense Force shot down 81 aircrafts and forced US to pull out of Vietnam. There are many weapons, iamges, documents, wreckage and other exhibits praising the Hanoi troops.

67. Huu Tiep Lake and the Downed B-52

2.8 /5

1 km
from city center
67 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

In the 1972 campaign 'Hanoi-Dien Bien Phu in the air', the Vietnamese Air Defense Force shot down 81 American aircrafts, one of them being 34 B52. One part of the aircraft fell down in the Huu Tiep Lake of Hanoi. Today, many tourists visit this lake to catch a glimpse of the wreckage including the gear wheels, which now has plants growing around it.

68. Vietnam National Tuong Theatre

2.7 /5

1 km
from city center
68 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Tuong is a genre of Vietnamese theatre combining dance, song, poetry and modern folk music. Founded in 1959, the Vietnam National Tuong Theatre offers some of the most popular cultural performances in Hanoi. The cast members wear elegant costumes and the plays have a brilliant storyline, attracting tourists and locals to come and enjoy this hour long performance.

69. Vietnamese Air Force Museum

2.7 /5

1 km
from city center
69 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

The Vietnamese Air Force Museum tells the story of the Vietnam People's Air Force from its formation in 1954 uptil today. It displays the history through documents, biographies, photographs, uniforms, weapons, engines and other exhibits. Outside the museum stand jet fighters, helicopters, tanks and other ground vehicles. It's a must visit for anyone interested in Vietnam's Air Force history or aviation in general.

70. Nhat Tan Bridge

2.7 /5

8 km
from city center
70 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

The Nhat Tan Bridge over the Red River is the first multi-span cable-stayed bridge in Vietnam. It connects the Hanoi city center to the Noi Bai International Airport reducing the travel time between the two. The bridge was constructed in a unique architectural form with five pylons and stay cables, primararily to ensure navigation of the river.

71. Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower

2.6 /5

5 km
from city center
71 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower, or Sky 72 Observatory, is the tallest skyscraper in Vietnam at 350 metres. The last floor of the building is a deck that offers a 360 degree view of Hanoi. This state-of-the-art observatory consists of residences, commercial offices, restaurants, gift shops, a museum, cinema, swimming pool, fitness centre and an art gallery, all in one complex.

72. Pagoda But Thap

2.5 /5

20 km
from city center
72 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Built in 13th century during the rule of Tran Dynasty, the But Thap Pagoda is known to have unique architecture with a combination of Vietnamese and Chinese culture. Consisting of over 50 Buddha statues on the inside, the pagoda has beautiful carvings, three traditional gates and a bell tower outside, all built with marvelous ancient designs.

73. Hanoi Zoo

2.4 /5

3 km
from city center
73 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

Hanoi Zoo, popularly known as the Thu Le Zoo as it is located within the Thu Le Park, is a lush green mass of land with a beautiful range of trees and flowers. The zoo consists of more than 600 animals of 100 different species like lions, tigers, leapords, elephantsa and hippos. There are many other activities in the park like boating in the lake, high speed train for kids, bubble houses and rollerblading.

74. One Pillar Pagoda

1 km
from city center
74 out of 74
places to visit in Hanoi

One Pillar Pagoda is a temple located in the Ba Dinh district of Hanoi. It is also known as Mat Chua, Dien Huu or Lien Hoa Dai. The structure of the temple stems from a single pillar in a lotus pond and branches to a pagoda.

It has been recognised as the 'Most unique architectural temple in Asia' by the Asian Record Organization in the year 2012.

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