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These are rare images of Hanoi '90s through the eyes of the Japanese Ambassador
In 1994, young man Hiroshi Fukada with camera in hand has shown up around Hanoi to record the moments of "36 Old Streets" (Hanoi's Old Quarter). Now he is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in Vietnam. The familiar cyclos on the streets of Hanoi. The long traditional dresses (Ao Dai) of the girls after school. A bustling street corner. Food stalls and the trendy Cubs's bike over 20 years ago. A candy store. Life on the ...
Purple lagerstroemia flowers
Flower seasons have been strucking corners of Hanoi. In spring, sua flowers spread their white carpet around the city; in April, lily flowers are elegant in the sunshine…All of a sudden, a purple lagerstroemia bud blooms in a corner of the street as a signal of the summer. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. Text and photos: Ha Thanh Kim Ma street stands the most beautiful lagerstroemia flowers A flower, a bunch and then the entire street are covered with the purple. Lage ...
The Brilliant Flamboyant Flowers of Sword Lake
The Flamboyant tree’s beautiful red flowers carpet each corner of the lake during the summer blooming season. The Flamboyant tree itself creates the most outstanding red colour, conjuring images of flames from a fire. Naturally, flamboyant trees grow around the lake area more than any other species. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. Text and photos: Ha Thanh Thus, when the flowering season comes, Sword Lake is a sight to behold. The blazing red flowers are seen with the pu ...
Moments by the westlake of Hanoi
I’m living in Hanoi and I love Westlake, the open and fresh space in the bustling city. I’m a photographer and I have my own way to communicate with the Westlake. The lake is spacious and flat as a big mirror to reflect the landscape. It is bright in the sunrise and purple in the sunset of the summer. It is mysterious in the winter dew and sparkling in the yellow sunshine of the autumn… See more Hanoi travel guide at here. Photos: Thang The Fishing on the Westlake ...
Dating with Tet holiday in Hanoi, Vietnam
Late winter in Hanoi, when the coldness of the Northeast monsoon has not been washed, the streets have already lit up with Tet colors. They are the green of trees and Vietnamese dong leaves, the red and pink of peach blossoms and the yellow of kumquats, all together marking the arrival of spring. See Hanoi travel guide at here. The nearer Tet comes, the more cheerful the atmosphere is. Locals welcome Tet by preparing not only material things but also spiritual ones. Tet is the time for fam ...
Season passes by streets
In March, Hanoi is refreshed with a new carpet of trees when the season is changing. “Ban” flowers are blooming in the sun and the rain in these streets while white “sua” flowers are covering the other corners. And then, just after a blink, the familiar lake is filled with yellow barringtonia acutangula leaves as if the autumn was just sweeping through the city. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. Text: Jully. Photo: Cao Anh Tuan Hanoians are amazed at ...
Hanoi offers special bus cafe
A 35-year-old man in Hanoi, Trinh Quoc Van, has converted an old bus into a café, which attracts a huge number of people, especial the Youth in Hanoi. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. Bus cafe service A “Bus Café” which has been built from a 48-passenger bus is now parked in the parking lot of a supermarket of Co-op Mart, along Tran Phu Road, Ha Dong District. Van’s idea of establishing a special service bus café was derived from wh ...
Hanoi Old Quarter
Somebody say that although Hanoi is small, you cannot walk through all the streets and taste all specialties of this small but beautiful city. Strolling along Hanoi Old Quarter, tourists can see clearly distinct features between Hanoi and other cities. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. Thang Long - Hanoi is a special cultural region of Vietnam. Until the end of the 16th century, Thang Long - Dong Do, a former name of Hanoi capital remained the only one municipality of Vietnam. ...
Hoan Kiem Lake
Hoan Kiem Lake is a famous lake located in the center of Hanoi. Some people say that Hoan Kiem Lake is considered as a bouquet, which plays an important role in making the landscape of the city more beautiful and airy. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. Hoan Kiem Lake, also known as Sword Lake (Lake of the Returned Sword), has a total area of 12 hectares with the north - south length of 700m and the east - west width of 200m. Hoan Kiem Lake is surrounded by streets in Hanoi Old Quar ...
Temple of Literature
Temple of Literature is a valuable relic located in the south of Hanoi. Being listed as one of 23 special national monuments of Vietnam, this is a historic relic along with the establishment and development of the capital. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. Located on a campus having the total area of over 54,000m2, the Temple of Literature Hanoi (Van Mieu) is lying in four streets including Quoc Tu Giam street in the south, Nguyen Thai Hoc street in the north, Ton Duc Thang street ...
At the beginning of the Autumn, West Lake in Hanoi is covered with mist every early morning. The scene even attracts the attention of people who are the most neglectful. See more Hanoi travel guide at here. Le The Thang - a photographer is living and working in Hanoi, the land he has love for even more than his homeland. "I love Hanoi, particularly Ho Tay sufficient enough to hang around and wander in my free time, whether it is sunny or rainy", he said. "It seems to me ...
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