Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #3 in Hanoi, Vietnam


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 11 sights
Distance 7.0 km
Ascend 108 m
Descend 104 m

Explore Hanoi in Vietnam with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Hanoi

Sight 1: Quan Thanh Temple

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Quán Thánh Temple, also known as Trấn Vũ Temple, is a Taoist temple in Hanoi, Vietnam. Dated to the 11th century, the temple was dedicated to Xuan Wu, or Trấn Vũ in Vietnamese, one of the principal deities in Taoism. As one of the Four Sacred Temples of the capital, Quan Thánh Temple is located near West Lake in a ward of the same name: Quán Thánh Ward; and is one of the leading tourist attractions in Hanoi. The temple's name means Place of the Gods. The name of the long street running by the temple is also called 'Quán Thánh' street.

Wikipedia: Quán Thánh Temple (EN)

888 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 2: Hanoi Botanical Gardens

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Hanoi Botanical Gardens

Hanoi Botanical Garden or Botanical Park is a green park located in the northwest of Hanoi capital, established in the early years of the French arrived in Vietnam in the invasion of the colonial and colonial. Currently, the garden is like the green lung of Hanoi, where nature lovers are immersed in green leaves and the sounds of the forest, with the old trees with the arms of the bracelets of the people hugging the witness of the witness. Many events in the history of the capital.

Wikipedia: Vườn bách thảo Hà Nội (VI)

1453 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 3: Ho Chi Minh Museum

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Ho Chi Minh MuseumAaron from san francisco, United States / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Ho Chi Minh Museum is located in Hanoi, Vietnam. Constructed in the 1990s, it is dedicated to the late Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh and Vietnam's revolutionary struggle against foreign powers.

Wikipedia: Ho Chi Minh Museum (EN)

548 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: One Pillar Pagoda

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One Pillar Pagoda Staffan Scherz / CC BY 2.0

The One Pillar Pagoda, formally belongs to an architecture complex called Diên Hựu tự (延祐寺) which means 'pagoda of extended blessings'. The pagoda is a historic Buddhist temple in the central Ba Đình district, Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. The most famous part of this architecture complex is Liên Hoa Đài (蓮花臺) means 'the lotus pedestal' which is a temple with special structure: a building laid on one pillar. The original pagoda was built in 1049, had some additions and was perfected in 1105. It is regarded alongside the Hương Temple, as one of Vietnam's two most iconic temples.

Wikipedia: One Pillar Pagoda (EN)

734 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: Presidential Palace

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The Presidential Palace of Vietnam, located in the city of Hanoi, currently is the official residence of the president of Vietnam. Before 1954, it was named the Palace of the Governor-General of Indochina.

Wikipedia: Presidential Palace, Hanoi (EN)

862 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 6: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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The President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is a mausoleum which serves as the resting place of Vietnamese revolutionary leader and President Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a large building located in the center of Ba Dinh Square, where Ho, Chairman of the Workers' Party of Vietnam from 1951 until his death in 1969, read the Declaration of Independence on 2 September 1945, establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. It is open to the public every morning except Monday.

Wikipedia: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (EN)

386 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: Ba Dinh Square

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Ba Đình Square is the name of a square in Hanoi where president Ho Chi Minh read the Proclamation of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on September 2, 1945. It is named after the Ba Đình Uprising, an anti-French rebellion that occurred in Vietnam in 1886–1887 as part of the Cần Vương movement. When Ho Chi Minh died, the granite Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum was built here to display his embalmed body. It remains a major site of tourism and pilgrimage.

Wikipedia: Ba Đình Square (EN)

585 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 8: Archeological site of Thang Long Imperial Citadel

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The Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long is a complex of historic buildings associated with the history of Vietnam located in the centre of Hanoi, Vietnam. Its construction began in 1010 and was completed in early 1011 under the reign of Emperor Lý Thái Tổ of the Lý dynasty.

Wikipedia: Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long (EN)

323 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Monument to Heroes and Martyrs

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The War Memorial in Hanoi is located across the Ba Dinh Square, across the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and close to Hanoi Citadel. Constructed in 1993 in a fusion of traditional Vietnamese and modernist architecture, the memorial commemorates men and women who sacrificed themselves during the Vietnam War. The war is known by many names, e.g. as the American War in Vietnam. The memorial is a focal point for state functions, commemorating the war dead.

Wikipedia: Memorial to the Revolutionary Martyrs (EN)

264 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: Doan Mon Gate

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Màan Mon (端門) is the main southern gate to Thang Long Citadel, built during the Li Dynasty period, but the Doan Mon Gate still exist today is built by the Le Dynasty and repaired and renovated under Nguyen. This is one of the 5 works in Thang Long leftover, are: Hanoi flagpole, Cuan North Door, Doan Mon, Dien Kien background and Van Mieu - Quoc Tu T The Doanmen Gate is U-shaped, from East to West 46.5 m long, there are 5 gate arches, the middle gate arch for the king, the two end gates next to Ta Doanmen and Huuanmen. The gate is intact now. Currently, the door is the entrance of Thang Long Citadel.

Wikipedia: Đoan Môn (VI)

995 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 11: Cua Bac Church

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Cửa Bắc Church is a Roman Catholic church in Hanoi, Vietnam. Originally named as Church of Martyrs' Lady, the church was built in 1932 by the French administration of Indochina as a part of the Hanoi's urban plan supervised by Ernest Hébrard. Today, Cửa Bắc Church is one of the three major churches of Hanoi, together with Hàm Long Church and Saint Joseph Cathedral. In November 2006, Cửa Bắc Church became the venue of a joint worship service of Vietnamese Catholics and Protestants with the participation of United States president George W. Bush, who was on an official visit to Vietnam.

Wikipedia: Cửa Bắc Church (EN)


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