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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Hanoi

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Historical Places in Hanoi

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Devoted to the Chinese ancient teacher and philosopher Confucius, Temple of Literature & National University houses the first university of V
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Erected on the spot from which the legendary Vietnamese leader proclaimed the country's independence, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum serves as the fin
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Hoa Lo Prison , Hanoi
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Nicknamed the "Hanoi Hilton" by U.S. soldiers during the Vietnam War, Hoa Lo Prison has seen generations of Vietnamese revolutionaries who fo
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Old Quarter , Hanoi
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Walk to the hum of local traffic and curious tourists in Old Quarter, the business district and downtown hub of Hanoi that dates back to the
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Perched on a single stone pillar erected in the middle of a lotus pond, One Pillar Pagoda rises like a flower from the water. Climb a dozen s
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Where to stay in Hanoi

Hanoi offers abundant accommodation options for all kinds of travelers on all kinds of budgets. Stay in the popular Old Quarter for the closest proximity to main attractions, where mid-range hotels are popping up amid the dozens of hostels overrun with backpackers. If you prefer peace and quiet to proximity, the French Quarter contains numerous guesthouses and hotels. At the luxury end, four- and five-star hotels offer a full suite of extras and services, resort-like options boast views over West Lake, and sleek short-term rental apartments give you extra privacy.
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