Cuisine and culinary culture is the soul of Hanoi – the land of wonders, with a thousand years of civilization. In the olden days, the Vietnamese people have been told “Eat like the North, dress up like the South”, which means the food in the North in general, and Hanoi in particular, is the most exquisite in all of Vietnam’s regions.
Hanoi served as the capital of French Indo-China from 1902 to 1954.Then when North and South Vietnam were separated, Hanoi was the capital of North Vietnam. Following the prolonged Vietnamese war after which North and South were consolidated, Hanoi became the capital of the unified Vietnam.
Sunset is a moment many people in the city once forgot because they had no conditions to watch or are too busy with the hustle of the city and life. In the summer afternoon, when the sunlight is no longer harsh, the bright sun gradually disappears, creating a red space in the sky.
Watching and enjoying the old town scenario by cyclo is an interesting thing that anyone wants to experience when traveling in a land of wonders, especially the old quarter. This way of traveling makes visitors feel closer to the culture of Hanoi.
Venture out of Hanoi, you will have a chance to immerse yourself into Vietnamese lives and culture with a day trip around traditional villages which are famous for their traditional handicraft such as pottery, silk, straw hat, water puppets.
Vietnamese food is known to be both healthy and robust in flavor, thanks to its generous combination of fresh herbs and greens, paired with rice, noodles, seafood, pork, and beef. Some of the best Vietnamese delicacies are actually found at roadside eateries, vibrant street markets, and restaurants.
Hanoi is noisy, lively and bustling but it’s beautiful and charming. If you have never been to Hanoi – the heart of Vietnam, Hanoi Walking Tour will help you feel its beauty by strolling the French Quarter, Hoan Kiem Lake, Old Quarter and French colonial buildings.
For a long time, Hanoi has been considered an attractive destination, not only for its history, but also for its landmarks and for its long-standing culinary culture. The quintessence of four directions, from wild dishes such as nuggets, sticky rice, cakes to the most famous dishes such as pho, bun cha, shrimp cakes, etc