Tourism

Weather

The temperature in May ranges from 25 to 31 degrees. Short but heavy downpour might occur.  You are advised to bring a light raincoat  or umbrella with you.

Electricity and voltage

The standard electrical voltage in Vietnam is 220 volts AC, 50Hz.

Types of Electrical Plugs Common in THANG LOI HOTEL; KIM LIEN HOTEL AND HUST

Medicine

Vietnam’s pharmacy service is professional and carries a wide selection, but if you require prescription medication or prefer specific brands, you should bring these with you from your home country.

Transportation

Means of Transportation Fare
  • BRT (Bus Rapid Transit)

VND7,000

  • City Bus

VND 7,000 ~ VND 9,000

  • Shuttle Bus 86 (from Noi Bai International Airport to Hanoi Station): from Hanoi Station, you can take a walk 1km to HUST.

VND 30,000

  • Taxi

~  VND 14,000/km

  • Electric Car (for City Tour)

VND 30,000

 

Culture & Heritage

– Imperial Citadel of Thang Long

– Water Puppet Theatre

– Hanoi Old Quarter

– Temple of Literature (Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam)

– One Pillar Pagoda

– Hoan Kiem Lake

– Hoa Lo Prison

– Tran Quoc Pagoda

– Ngoc Son Temple

– Ho Chi Minh Presidential Palace

– Hanoi Flag Tower

Parks

– Thu Le Park

– Hoa Binh Park

– Ly Thai To Park

– Thong Nhat Part (Reunification Park)

Museums

– Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

– Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

– National Museum of Vietnamese History

– Vietnam Military History Museum

Shopping

– Dong Xuan Market

– Hanoi Weekend Night Market

– Hang Da Market

– Quang Ba Flower Market

Local Food

– Pho (Noodle Soup)

– Bun Cha (Grilled Pork & Noodle)

– Banh Cuon (Vietnamese Steam Rice Rolls)

– Cha Ca La Vong (Turmeric Grilled Fish)

– Banh Mi (Bread)

– Bia Hoi Hanoi (Hanoi Fresh Beer)

– Coffee

References:

–  http://www.adoptvietnam.org/travel/electronicsplugs.htm

–  http://timbus.vn/fleets.aspx

–  http://transerco.com.vn/

– http://www.hoangthanhthanglong.vn/en/

– http://thanglongwaterpuppet.org/en/

– http://thingsasian.com

– https://en.wikipedia.org/

– http://hoalo.vn/

– https://vietnam.vnanet.vn/english/

– http://www.vme.org.vn/home/

– https://www.vietnamtourism.org.vn

– http://www.vietnamtourism.info

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