The tourism routes when you come to Hanoi for the first time.
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If you come to visit Ha Noi for the first time, it can be stressful to figure out what to do and where to go all on your own.
And if you don't have much time, let me help you to map out the itinerary for a 24-hour trip.

A : Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum & Ho Chi Minh's Residence (Nha Bac Ho)

Start your itinerary to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the heart of Vietnamese people, and then Ho Chi Minh's Residence.
because Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is open in the morning only.

B : Temple of Literature & National University

After visiting the Ho Chi Minh Complex, let's head to the Temple of Literature & National University, the symbol of Vietnamese education.
It is located about 1 km from the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. You can get there on foot or by taxi.

C : St. Joseph's Cathedral

It is located 20-30 minute walk west of Temple of Literature.
It is a building that symbolizes the uniqueness of French influence in Vietnam.
There are many new shops and restaurants in this area. Lunch here is recommended.

D : Hoa Lo Prison

It is located on the southwest of St. Joseph's Cathedral.
Better to learn also dark part of the history of this country if came to Vietnam.
It will be able to enjoy a more modern Vietnam with knowing the history.

E : Vietnamese Women's Museum

This unique museum focuses on the traditional roles of women as wife and mother, as well as the role of women in Vietnam's struggles against the foreign invaders.
It's a spot worth learning Vietnamese history and ethnic culture across ages.

F : Hoan Kiem Lake

Hoan Kiem Lake is to the north of Vietnamese Women's Museum. It is said to be the heart of Hanoi.
Let's take a walk along the lake, or rest leisurely on the bench to enjoy the spectacular views of the lake.

G : Old Quarter

No trip to Hanoi is complete without a visit to the Old Quarter to North of Hoan Kiem Lake.
This worth-visit place is a commercial district of approximately 1km square. It is, maybe, the most vibrant place in Hanoi.
There are many tourist attractions in the area such as Dong Xuan market in which night market and water puppet performance.

Each street in the town has its own unique features, so take your time and walk around to discover them.
You can find lots of hotels and travel agencies which are convenient bases for travel.


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