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Thang Long-Hanoi international tourism festival opens

The festival is a good chance to strengthen mutual understanding, tourism, and cultural co-operation between Hanoi and other cities as well as between Vietnam and international ...

Activities celebrate Hanoi’s millennium anniversary

A wide range of activities were held in Hanoi on October 2 to mark the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi. A ten-day exhibition showcasing vestiges on the Thang Long Imperial Citadel unearthed at 18 Hoang ...

The legend of King’s Well on Ly Son Island

King's Well, located just on the edge of the ocean, is surrounded by legends of how it came about. ...

Hanoi’s world record ceramic mural of love

The woman behind the worlds longest mosaic, which calls Hanoi home, shares how she came up with the idea.

Saint Giong statue recognised during millennium

A 14.2m statue of the mythical saviour of the nation, Saint Giong, was inaugurated on October 5 on top of Da Chong Mountain in Soc Son suburban district of Hanoi.

Tourists flock to Ninh Binh province

The northern province of Ninh Binh, which is famous for its beautiful scenery and historical relics, has attracted a sharply increased number of domestic and international tourists, earning VND245 billion in ...

Explore beyond Hanoi with new bicycle tour

With SpiceRoads' newest excursion visitors will be able to leave the chaos of Hanoi behind for a day as they cycle along the Red River and through the countryside surrounding Vietnam’s capital city.

Visa fee exemption takes effect

The visa fee exemption policy took effect on October 10 after the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) had issued guidelines on the policy over weekend.

Birthday gifts to Hanoi put on show

More than 200 works of art, which are gifts from organisations and individuals at home and abroad to Hanoi, are on display at “The hearts to Thang Long-Hanoi” exhibition, which opened in the ...

Third private carrier flies Viet Nam’s skies

VietNamNet Bridge –   Air Mekong, Viet Nam’s third private airline, received its Air Operator’s Certificate from the Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) in southern ...