Vietnam - Hanoi (Chapter)
This is the Hanoi chapter from Lonely Planet's Vietnam guidebook.
Hanoi is perhaps Asia's most graceful, atmospheric and exotic capital city. Hawkers in conical hats ply their wares amid Old Quarter chaos as other locals sip coffee. And at dawn, t'ai chi practitioners take to the peaceful shores of Hoan Kiem Lake.
- experience Asia at its raw, pulsating best in the labyrinthine streets of the Old Quarter
- step into history, and a spiritual retreat from the busy streets, at the Temple of Literature
- restaurants & accommodation
- get an authentic taste of the city while exploring Hanoi's intoxicating street food scene
Coverage includes: Hanoi Sights, Activities, Sleeping, Eating, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Shopping, Drinking and Entertainment, Old Quarter Walking Tour, Ho Chi Minh Trail Museum, Ba Vi National Park, Perfume Pagoda, Handicraft Villages.
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