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Top Things to Do in Hanoi (Haiphong), Vietnam, from a Cruise Ship - Created by BoostVacations.com Staff

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Ca trù

Ca trù (歌籌) "song with clappers," also known as hát ả đào or hát nói, is an ancient genre of chamber music featuring female vocalists, with origins in northern Vietnam. For much of its history, it was associated with a geisha-like form of entertainment, which combined entertaining wealthy people as well as performing religious songs for the royal court.

Hanoi Opera House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The opera house is described in the memoirs of Blanche Arral who performed in the new Hanoi Opera House in 1902 while waiting for the 1902 Exposition of Hanoi to open. The opera had depended on touring artists performing French and Italian repertoire during the colonial period for a mainly French audience.

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ( Vietnamese: Bảo tàng Dân tộc học Việt Nam) is a museum in Hanoi, Vietnam, which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam. It is located on a 3.27-acre (13,200 m 2) property in the Cầu Giấy District, about 8 km from the city center.

Welcome to Ca tru Thang Long

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Temple of Literature, Hanoi

The Temple of Literature ( Văn Miếu, 文 廟) is a temple of Confucius in Hanoi, northern Vietnam. The temple hosts the "Imperial Academy" ( Quốc Tử Giám, 國 子 監), Vietnam's first national university. The temple was built in 1070 at the time of King Lý Nhân Tông.

Hoàn Kiếm Lake

Hoan Kiem Lake ( Vietnamese: Hồ Hoàn Kiếm, meaning "Lake of the Returned Sword" or "Lake of the Restored Sword", also known as Hồ Gươm - Sword Lake) is a lake in the historical center of Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam.

Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts is located in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a museum showcasing Vietnam's fine arts from every historical period. It is the country's primary art museum, the second being the smaller Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts.

Hoa Lo Prison - Historical Landmark of Hanoi

Hoa Lo Prison is a historical notorious place that I will suggest if you ask me where to go in Hanoi. In 1896 French colonists - I prefer to call them invaders - built that prison to detain Vietnamese prisoners, especially political opponents.

Presidential Palace, Hanoi

The Presidential Palace of Vietnam, located in the city of Hanoi, was built between 1900 and 1906 to house the French Governor-General of Indochina. It was constructed by Auguste Henri Vildieu, the official French architect for French Indochina. Like most French Colonial architecture, the palace is pointedly European.

Water Puppet Theatre in Hanoi - Hanoi Attractions

The world-famous Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre in Hanoi has its roots in an art form that dates back to the 11th century. The tradition of water puppet theatre stems from a time when rice paddy fields were flooded and villagers would make entertainment by standing in the waist-deep water

Ho Chi Minh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ho Chi Minh (Chữ nho: 胡志明) was born Nguyễn Sinh Côn (as appeared in a letter from the director of Collège Quốc học, dated August 7, 1908), or Nguyễn Sinh Cung, in 1890 in the village of Hoàng Trù (the name of the local temple near Làng Sen), his mother's village.

West Lake (Hanoi)

West Lake (Vietnamese: Hồ Tây) is a freshwater lake in the center of Hanoi, Vietnam. With a shore length of 17 km (about 10.6 miles), this is the largest lake of the capital and a popular place for recreation with many surrounding gardens, hotels and villas.

Long Biên Bridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

It was heavily bombarded during Vietnam War due to its critical position (the only bridge at that time across the Red River and connect Hanoi to the main port Haiphong). The first attack took place in 1967, and the center span of the bridge was felled by an attack by 20 USAF F-105 fighter-bombers.

Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural

Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural ( Hanoi Ceramic Road) ( Vietnamese: Con đường Gốm sứ) is a ceramic mosaic mural on the wall of the dyke system of Hanoi, Vietnam. With a length of about 4 km, the Ceramic Road is one of the major projects that were developed on the occasion of the Millennial Anniversary of Hanoi.

Vietnam Military History Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Viet Nam Military History Museum, set up on July 17, 1956, is one of seven national museums in Vietnam. It covers 12,800 m 2. It is situated in central Hanoi, opposite the Lenin Park and near the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

St. Joseph's Cathedral, Hanoi

St. Joseph's Cathedral ( Vietnamese: Nhà thờ Lớn Hà Nội, Nhà thờ Chính tòa Thánh Giuse) is a church on Nha Tho (Church) Street in the Hoàn Kiếm District of Hanoi, Vietnam. The late 19th-century Gothic Revival (Neo-Gothic style) church serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hanoi to nearly 4 million Catholics in the country.

Trấn Quốc Pagoda

Trấn Quốc Pagoda ( Vietnamese: Chùa Trấn Quốc, chữ Hán: 鎭國寺) is a Buddhist temple located on a small island near the southeastern shore of Hanoi's West Lake, Vietnam. The Trấn Quốc Pagoda in Hanoi is the oldest pagoda in the city, originally constructed in the sixth century during the reign of Emperor Ly Nam De, thus giving it an age of 1,400 years.

Hanoi Citadel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long was constructed earliest by the Ly dynasty in 1010 and remained the seat of the Vietnamese court until 1810, when Huế became the capital city. The royal palaces and other various structures were largely destroyed by the colonial French in the late 19th century.

Perfume Pagoda

The Huong Pagoda 1 is a vast complex of Buddhist temples and shrines built into the limestone Huong Tich mountains. It is the site of a religious festival which draws large numbers of pilgrims from across Vietnam.

One Pillar Pagoda

The One Pillar Pagoda ( Vietnamese: Chùa Một Cột, formally Diên Hựu tự 延祐寺 or Liên Hoa Đài 蓮花臺) is a historic Buddhist temple in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. It is regarded alongside the Perfume Temple, as one of Vietnam's two most iconic temples.