Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam and political center, is also the second largest city in the country by population. Hanoi's population is estimated to be nearly 9 million people as of 2017. Due to the colonization and influences of France, Hanoi obtains the beautiful blend of East and West's cultures. Hanoi is still under major city reconstruction and is expected to surprise tourists when every time they come back.
For many years, Hanoi is considered as a top and also affordable destination to travelers in the world. What travelers love most about Hanoi is the lush-green Old Quarter with the old feel of French architecture, beautiful lakes, and many historical and cultural attractions. Hanoi is also an epitomical blend of the worldly hustles and bustles and sacredness of pagodas and worshiping tradition.
As a tourism center of the Northern Vietnam, starting from Hanoi City, you do Halong Bay Tour, Sapa Tour, Ninh Binh Tour, and Mai Chau Tour by road and take flights to other major cities like Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, or Hue.