Hanoi is Vietnam's capital and second largest city in the country. The city is located on the right bank of Red River. As Vietnam's capital for 1,000 years, the city is known as the cultural center of the country, where every dynasty has left its mark.
Even though many relics have survived războiaelor and time, the city still has many cultural and historical attractions to offer tourists coming here. Hanoi hosts more cultural sites than any other city in Vietnam, including 600 pagodas and temples.
The old neighborhood is close to Hoan Kiem lake, has the original street layout and architecture of old Hanoi.