11 Best Things You Must Do In Hanoi, Vietnam

1. Hanoi Motorbike Tour

Join a motorbike tour and hurtle through Hanoi’s Old Quarter back streets. 

2. Leave a Note at The Note Coffee

Coffee is a way of life in Hanoi and there are many excellent cafes to choose from.  

3. Hanoi Old Quarter

No visit to Hanoi would be complete without seeing the Old Quarter!  

4. Train Street of Hanoi

This world-famous train street is one of the most surprising things to do in Hanoi. 

5. Drink Coffee!

The coffee craze started due to French colonialism and has grown ever since. 

6. Eat at the Hanoi Night Market

If you’re visiting Hanoi over the weekend, make sure to visit the night market that takes place in the Old Quarter. 

7. Luxury French Street

Phan Dinh Phung Street is undoubtedly one of the grandest avenues in the city. 

8. Long Bien Bridge

Now only pedestrians, cycle bikes, mopeds, and trains use the bridge, and the majority of traffic uses other routes across.  

9. St Joseph’s Cathedral

The French Colonial government built St Joseph’s Cathedral with the aim of mimicking the style of Notre Dame in Paris.  

10. Hanoi Trompe L’Oeil Mural

The Trompe L’Oeil murals are a community art project painted on the railway arches of Phung Hung Street.  

11. Day Trip to Ha Long Bay

Take a boat trip and watch locals fishing from floating villages, or kayak along the bay’s many white-sand beaches.  

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