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Hanoi’s top attractions in pictures

09:49 | 09/06/2015

The Old Quarter, the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature), Hoan Kiem Lake, Hoa Lo Prison... are among the most-appreciated tourist sites in Hanoi on TripAdvisor website.

Sketches from my Hanoi trip

18:00 | 03/26/2015

(VOV) - Singaporean artist Teoh Yi Chie visited Hanoi for one week in March 2015 and sketched images of the city.

Hanoi residents respond to Earth Hour campaign

08:50 | 03/17/2015

The Hanoi-based Electricity of Vietnam launched an action month on March 16 to conserve electricity in response to the 2015 Earth Hour campaign.

Hanoi sees 8 pct rise in tourist numbers during Tet

15:25 | 02/26/2015

Hanoi welcomed 270,000 domestic tourists and 70,083 foreign tourists during the nine-day lunar New Year holiday (February 15-23), up 8% from the same period last year.

Architects advocate for natural beauty

15:00 | 10/10/2014

Architectural and cultural experts together with local leaders share the same view on the need to preserve the present vista around Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi.

Hanoi welcomes over 2 million international visitors

18:10 | 10/06/2014

(VOV) -More than 2 million foreign tourists have flocked to Hanoi since the beginning of this year, up 15% against the same period last year, the Hanoi municipal Department for Culture, Sports and Tourism reported on Oct. 6.

Exhibition features Hanoi’s national historic sites

14:50 | 09/25/2014

Nine national relic sites in Hanoi are being featured in a photograph exhibition that opened at the Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) on September 24.

Italian paper hails northern Vietnam’s beauty

11:45 | 04/09/2014

(VOV) - The weekly feature Viaggli of Italian daily Le Repubblica recently introduced foreign visitors to major tourist attractions in Vietnam, including capital Hanoi, Ha Long Bay and some others in the northern mountainous region.

Hanoi busy with 2014 Earth Hour campaign

14:50 | 03/04/2014

Hanoi is orchestrating a range of activities to respond to the 2014 Earth Hour campaign, with the key event to be televised live from August Square in front of the Hanoi Opera House at 8pm on March 29.

Five Hanoi sites named special national relics

09:00 | 02/24/2014

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam handed over to Hanoi representatives certificates recognising five historic places in the city as special national relic sites at a ceremony held in the capital on February 22.

Spring Festival to open in Hanoi

12:32 | 01/15/2014

(VOV) -A Spring Festival will be held at Quan Ngua Stadium in the capital city from January 21-26, according to the Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

14 new special national relics unveiled

11:55 | 12/11/2013

(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed a decision recognizing 14 sites as special national relics.

Miss Ethnic Vietnam joins charity activities in Hanoi

12:16 | 07/27/2013

(VOV) -Miss Ethnic Vietnam, Ngoc Anh and other contestants of the beauty pageant have arrived in Hanoi as part of their national charity tour.

Vietnam responds to Earth Hour 2013

10:17 | 03/24/2013

(VOV) - Many localities across the country turned off their lights on the evening of March 23 to celebrate Earth Hour 2013 and join efforts to combat climate change.

Festival honours Kitchen Gods

17:16 | 02/02/2013

(VOV) -As part of the ongoing flower festival at the Vietnam Centre for Art and Cultural Exhibitions at 2 Hoa Lu Street, the first ever festival honouring Ong Cong (the Land Genie) and Ong Tao (the Kitchen Gods) will be held on February 3.