Buddhist Religion in Vietnam

Top famous pagodas and temples in Hanoi

Vietnamese people have a strong religion in Buddhism. That is the reason why we see many pagodas & temples in Hanoi. In Vietnamese, there are many kinds of worship. Temples and pagodas are the most popular ones. Today, we will have an overview of the top famous religious places in this...

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Streets in Hanoi Old Quarter

10+ well-known tourist attractions in Hanoi city

Hanoi has full of things to do, Hanoi Old Quarter and French Quarter remains ancient architecture building, while the local life is so unique. Hanoi has a combination of the old and new looks that create interesting things to see and discover. Hanoi is available to discover in the very early...

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Vietnam Military History Museum

Top 10+ Museums in Hanoi

Hanoi city is rich in history and culture as the city has been the capital of Vietnam for 1000 years. Visiting Hanoi for the first time, we suggest you the top 10+ fascinating museums to know more about Vietnam, our history, arts, and life.  Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum Address: 66 Nguyen...

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Chau Long Market

Chau Long is market a traditional local market, located towards the north of Hanoi Old Quarter, at Chau Long Street (Ba Dinh District), near Truc Bach Lake. The main entrance to this market is at Chau Long Str. while it has another smaller gate at Tran Vu Str., this smaller gate is just off Truc...

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Long Bien bridge

Long Bien Bridge, a nice spot to capture Hanoi life?

Long Bien Bridge was the symbol of Hanoian people for resilience. It is also one of the greatest accomplishments of the French colony in Hanoi. The bridge was built between 1899 and 1902 by Gustave Eiffel (of Eiffel Tower fame) to have better control over the Northern Vietnam region. The...

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Hoa Lo prison, unique war museum in Hanoi

Hoa Lo prison is the unique war museum of Hanoi to keep part of the memory of two wars in Vietnam, French colonial time and Vietnam – US War. This place itself was a prison but it is now displayed as a unique museum, where you can find many war evidence that happened in Hanoi,...

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Dong Xuan Market, the whole sale market of Hanoi

Dong Xuan market, the unique wholesale market of Hanoi?

Dong Xuan market is the oldest market in Hanoi, originally built by French people in 1889, the largest local market not only in Hanoi city but also in the Northern region of Vietnam. During the history, the market was rebuilt in 1994 after a fire which almost destroyed the market The market is a...

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Ba Da pagoda and the spiritual life of Hanoi people

Located in Nha Tho str, about 100 meters from St Joseph Cathedral Hanoi, Ba Da Pagoda is a religious and historic site of Hanoi, a Buddhist center in Hanoi Old Quarter.   The legend of Ba Da pagoda The pagoda dates back to the year 1056, under the reign of King Ly Thanh Tong, the...

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Hanoi French Quater, What French people left?

If you tell me that Old Quarter – Hanoi is a bit ruined with all those old buildings, I would laugh and tell you that it is true but it is the most beautiful thing about Hanoi. For this special blog, I want to leave all the sorrow of war and the colonial domination behind,...

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A virtual tour of St. Joseph’s Cathedral Hanoi

St. Joseph’s Cathedral is the oldest church in Hanoi, located on Nha Tho Street, situated west of Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi Old Quarter. The church was constructed in 1886, with the neo-Gothic architectural style described as resembling Notre Dame de Paris. The church was one of the first...

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