Hanoi, the capital and the third-largest city of Vietnam, conceals a fascinating array of attractions in its depths. From the historical monuments to captivating scenery, Hanoi offers a myriad of fascinating sights for those who care to look.
Hanoi Old Town Quarter
Lying in the heart of Hanoi is the Old Town Quarter, in which the major attraction is strolling the narrow alleys while gazing up at the delightful architecture of the medieval era. The town has managed to cling on to its ancient ambience despite the constant hustle of the pulsating streets.
HoanKiem Lake lies toward the southern edge of the old town quarter. Lying within a 15-minute distance from short term serviced apartments in Hanoi the likes of Somerset West Point Hanoi, this lake holds several attractions such as Ngoc Son Temple among many others.
The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
A place of pilgrimage and reverence, the Ho Chi Mausoleum has the unwavering respect of many Vietnamese as it contains the preserved body of Ho Chi Minh, a revolutionary leader in Vietnam. The Mausoleum takes the form of a large marble edifice, which is located among several other monuments.
Temple of Literature
If you walk over to Quoc Tu Giam Street, you’ll come across Temple of Literature, a serene Confucian complex that has a certain ambience of serenity about it. Built in the 11th century, it was originally a university, which at present, stands as a place that salutes to the nation’s scholars.