Planning on mapping out an itinerary for when you’re in Hanoi, Vietnam? Read on for a few suggestions on where you can explore!
Hoan Kiem Lake
A rather popular hangout spot the locals, the lake gives off a very serene atmosphere. If you’re looking for some peace and quiet, this spot is 20 minutes from Somerset West Lake Hanoi and other similar serviced apartments in Hanoi. Don’t forget to take your camera with you!
Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre
This ancient art form is known as ‘water puppetry’ has been associated with Hanoi for a very long time. These puppets dance elegantly as they are controlled by puppet masters and also convey a story with their actions.
Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
This spot is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is often used as a symbol to represent Hanoi, standing at 40 metres high. Do remember, the attraction is closed on Mondays.