#5 in Best Places to Visit in Vietnam – Located on the bank of the Red River, Hanoi is Vietnam’s capital, and is the second largest city in the country. Hanoi has shed several names in its past, including Long Bien, Tong Binh, Thang Long, and Long Do.
Hanoi Vietnam Attractions
Over the years, many of the monuments and buildings have adequately been preserved, and it makes sightseeing and photo opportunities that much richer. Some of the top attractions are Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi Opera House, West Lake and One Pillar Pagoda. As you walk the streets of Hanoi, you are bound to find women walking with baskets full of produce, ready and eager to sell you fruits and vegetables.