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Hanoi Suburban Attractions

Bat Trang Pottery Village has been located in Hanoi’s suburb as a handicraft village for over 5 centuries. The name “Bat Trang” was first called in Le Dynasty. The ceramics of this village has been well-known with its fine and polished glaze since the very first days.

Hang Buom Cuisine Street inaugurated in the Old Quarter

The 300m long Hang Buom Street in Hanoi’s Old Quarter has been made a cuisine street, serving Hanoi traditional confectionery and beverages and some European and Asian dishes to night market visitors along the Hang Dao-Dong Xuan route.

The inauguration of the Hang Buom Food Street on September 19, 2014 aimed to introduce the cultural space of the Old Quarter to visitors and add to the services at the site, one of the popular tourist attractions in Hanoi.

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="600" class=" "] During weekend nights, the Hang Buom walking street with 40 food stalls is opened for pedestrians

Restaurants Reopen Schedule for 2015 Tet Holiday

Tet is coming real close, one more day to go. Have you felt it yet? Spring festive atmosphere has already filled every little corner of Hanoi. Streets are covered with reddish pink peach blossoms and orange kumquat trees. Only at this time can you see Hanoi in its purest: the city will be vacant, revealing its beautiful quiet old streets, ancient traditions, quality family time, just like Western Christmas.

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Hanoi’s Liberation Day

A ceremony is scheduled to be held at the Friendship Cultural Palace in Hanoi on the morning of October 10.

A wide range of activities will be held to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the capital’s Liberation Day (October 10, 1954 – 2014), according to an announcement made by Hanoi municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The event will honour outstanding organisations and individuals in realising the patriotic emulation movement and the ‘Good People and Good Deeds’ movement, as well as Hanoi’s outstanding citizens of 2014.

The highlight of this year’s activities is a fifteen-minute firework shows at 30

Announcement: 2015 Lunar New Year Holiday Schedule

Tet Holiday or Vietnamese Lunar New Year is coming and we would like to hereby keep you advised of the schedule of 2015 Tet Holiday as follows:
• Our club will not provide tours from 16th February, 2015 to 22nd February, 2015. Tours will be available again on 23rd February, 2015.
• Our tour operators will be off from 16th January, 2015 to 20th February, 2015.

Hanoi’s antique market sells mementos of yesteryear

Since June 2013, a small alley in Hanoi’s Ba Dinh district transforms into an antique market once a week, where people gather to buy and sell antiques and reminisce on the old days.

Parade, several activities to celebrate 70th Independence Day

A series of activities will be held nationwide to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19, 1945) and Independence Day of Viet Nam (September 2).

One of the major ceremonies during the celebration will be the incense offerings at President Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and the Monument of Unknown Heroes on September 1 by top leaders and former leaders to commemorate the heroes who sacrificed their lives for national independence and reunification.



A parade, expected to attract about 30,000 people, will begin at 7am the next day at Ba Dinh Square in Ha Noi, where

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