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.
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.
(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.
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.
(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 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.
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.
(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.
(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed a decision recognizing 14 sites as special national relics.
(VOV) -Miss Ethnic Vietnam, Ngoc Anh and other contestants of the beauty pageant have arrived in Hanoi as part of their national charity tour.
(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.
(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.
(VOV) - April Lufriu has had an enjoyable experience in Vietnam’s capital city, wearing the traditional costume and travelling around major tourist attractions.
These are illustration pictures in a French book titled “L'Indochine Profonde” (Mysterious Indochina) by J. P. Dannaud, published in 1962.
From art to food, history and spas, Australian traveller Lance Richardson points out many reasons to visit Hanoi.