Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam which owns both the hoary and the modern beauty of Vietnam culture. It has a lot of attractive destinations for Australian tourists to visit all year round. If you take Hanoi tours, you should not ignore some well-known following destinations:
Hoan Kiem Lake
Hanoi has a large number of lakes surrounded by some big rivers in Vietnam. Among them, Hoan Kiem Lake is a famous lake located at the heart of the capital. It is a popular site where Hanoi people and tourists in Vietnam tours often come to relax and chat together. Moreover, there are some impressive architectural works next to Hoan Kiem Lake such as Pen Tower, Nghien Tower, The Huc Bridge and Ngoc Son Temple. These places are the precious heritages of Vietnam and known as the specific characteristics symbolizing the capital.
Hanoi’s Old Quarter
One of the 5 famous destinations that Australian tourists should experience in Hanoi tours is the 36 streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Visiting this place, you can have a chance to discover a wide range of Hanoi old houses and streets which still retains their appearance from the 19th century. Wandering all day along these old streets, you will be amazed by the peace of Hanoi and the friendliness as well as the simplicity of Hanoi people.
Temple of Literature
Temple of Literature is a temple of Confucius which used to be the first university of Vietnam. This was the place where the talent competition took place to find out who would be excellent to serve the country. Today, in this temple, it has a teaching area and a lot of gravestones retaining the list of scholars and doctoral talents during the feudal dynasties. Over the time, Temple of Literature has became a famous destination for Australian tourists to visit in Hanoi tours and domestic tourists as well, especially the students who are about to have an important examination often come here to pray for luck.
President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the resting place of the great leader of the Vietnamese nation. This mausoleum was officially started building on September 2, 1973, at the site of the old dais in the middle of Ba Dinh Square, where President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence giving birth to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is opened five days a week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Visiting this place in Vietnam tours, Australian tourists can know more about the background of this Vietnamese celebrity. However, you are required to comply with some regulations such as dressing presentably, staying quiet and not recording in the mausoleum.
One Pillar Pagoda
Located at the heart of Hanoi, One Pillar Pagoda, also known as Mat Pagoda, Lien Hoa Dai or Dieu Huu Tu, is a unique architectural complex of Vietnam. This pagoda was built in 1049 with the aim of recreating a strange dream of King Ly Thai Tong. Especially, this pagoda was built in the middle of a lake and it was shaped like a lotus flower blooming on the pond, which creates an impressive architecture for this pagoda and attracts a lot of Autralian tourists to visit every year.
Hanoi is attracting more and more tourists to visit every year. Especially, Australian tourists who make Hanoi tours are increasing year by year. Coming to Vietnam, Australian people have 5 travel habits in Vietnam tours that make their trips more interesting and exciting ! So, Hanoi and 5 places above will be a wonderful destinations for Australian tourists.