One of the known city in the world is Hanoi in Vietnam because of its ancient features such as ancient pagodas, well-preserved colonial buildings, and many more. The city is the capital of Vietnam country and is located on the banks of Red River. Set your foot and roam around the place to unravel the wonders of the city. It is also known as a multi-cultural community because it is made up of Chinese, French, and Russian influences. Being a French-colonial city made the place be influenced when it comes to its delectable cuisines, traditions, and handicrafts. The site is rich with different beautiful tourist spots and is boasting a lot of hotels where you can stay in and restaurant where you can dine in. Hanoi is known for its two central neighborhoods, namely the French Quarter and Old Quarter. Take an incredible step in both and experience the breathtaking lands.
1. The 'Thing' about Hanoi PeopleThe people are known as Trang An people. They are known to be people who stood with the tradition of elegance and courtesy; that is why visitors are happy to interact with the friendly Hanoians. You would be glad to meet these amazing people because they are lending a hand in case you're in trouble and in difficulty. You would appreciate them as individual beings because they are proving that humanity is living within us. Hanoi has undergone the influences of different social standards and values of Confucianism, Communism, and some significant religions as Buddhism, Catholicism, and also experienced a tremendous social change in recent years. Even though Hanoi people are still pure like they used to, but they become more and more outgoing, more subtle than before.
2. Traditional Clothes of Hanoi PeopleHanoi is the ancient capital of Vietnam, it is relevant to wear formal clothes when living in the same place as the government. The Hanoi people always appear to be more captivated with beauty, which is less existent in the South. Embracing modernity means embracing modern clothes so you would be less likely to see people wearing traditional clothes unless they are celebrating occasions.
3. Fuel to your StomachThe heart of Hanoi can be tasted and smell with their different delectable cuisines that you would not forget when your journey ends in Vietnam. Some of the foods that you shouldn't miss, so you shouldn't lose a life in Hanoi are Bun Cha, a slice of barbecued pork with rice vermicelli, it is a northern Vietnamese food that is one of the crowd's favorite. The dish consists of grilled pork strips, and balls or cha served over a bed of rice vermicelli noodles or bun. Pickled vegetables, like cabbage, carrots, onion, or green papaya served with additional meatballs on the side. Nem Cua Be, on the other hand, is the crab spring rolls that are the perfect complement for Bun Cha. Fresh and lightly fried, these rolls melt in the mouth and are to be savored. These foods shouldn't be missed out when in Vietnam.
Hanoi Tourist Spots
1. The Tranquility of Hoan Kiem Lake Try to emerge yourself in a paradise, away from the busy life of the city by visiting the Hoan Kiem Lake or known as the "Lake of the Returned Sword" in Hanoi. The place had the serenity that you are looking for. The peacefulness will embrace you and will take you to the most beautiful creation of the world. Seeing your reflection on the water brings you to another level of relaxation because, aside from clearly seeing your reflection, you would also feel the freshness brought by the water and the wind. The lake surrounds Ngoc Son Temple, a pagoda sitting in the center on a small island. The lake would be the most peaceful place to visit when you are settling for some relaxation. It wouldn't just be the waters with you but by the fresh air, your breathing.
2. The Serenity of Ngoc Son TempleIn the distance, Ngoc Son Temple can easily be reached when you are in Hoan Kiem Lake. The temple was built in the 18th century on Jade Island in the center of Hoan Kiem Lake. You would see on the inside of the pagoda the large bronze bust and other deities. The treasures are the shrines inside that are dedicated to Tran Hung Dao, and some ancient artifacts, including ceramics and a preserved specimen of a giant turtle found in the lake, will take you in awe.
3. Wandering on Hang Gai Street Unusual things and exciting products can be seen here at the Hang Gai Street where you can shop these things and bring home with you as a remembrance of the place and say that you've been into one of the famous ancient capital in the world, which is the beautiful Hanoi. Hang Gai Street is also known as Silk Street, for it has high quality and fashionable silk materials. The street is 300 meter-long that is lined with fashion boutiques and local tailor shops that have been operating for decades. Costumes can be ready within 24 hours, and you can get it immediately after roaming around the city.