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Hanoi for young kids

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Hanoi for young kids
People and scenery watching will ensure that children are never bored in Hanoi, but there are many activities that should engage the youngest in your party.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME) is a unit under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences. VME is both a research centre and a public museum exhibiting the ethnic groups of Vietnam. The mission of the Museum is scientific research, collection, documentation, conservation, exhibition and preserving the cultural and historic patrimony of the nation's different ethnic groups.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Vietnam Military History Museum
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Vietnam Military History Museum

This repository of Vietnam's military history includes rooms full of war propganda, photographs and documents from wars against China, France, and the United States. The grounds feature several captured aircraft as well as a central structure build from the wreckage of French and American planes. Visitors may climb the flag tower, with great views from the top.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Thang Long Water Puppet Theater
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Thang Long Water Puppet Theater

Traditional legends and historical tales are among the enchanting puppet plays performed at this popular theatre.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Old Quarter
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Old Quarter

Hanoi’s lively Old Quarter comprises nearly 40 streets packed with shops selling all kinds of goods, each street named for its primary good or service.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)
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Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)

A rare breed of turtle enjoys this popular lake almost as much as countless locals and tourists. Hoan Kiem Lake is a dynamic daily tableau, from morning walks amid locals doing exercises on the shore, to young couples water-gazing on park benches, to the multiple shopping and sight-seeing opportunities in the vicinity. Centrally located in the city, Hoan Kiem Lake serves as a massive... More

A rare breed of turtle enjoys this popular lake almost as much as countless locals and tourists. Hoan Kiem Lake is a dynamic daily tableau, from morning walks amid locals doing exercises on the shore, to young couples water-gazing on park benches, to the multiple shopping and sight-seeing opportunities in the vicinity. Centrally located in the city, Hoan Kiem Lake serves as a massive home base, and provides endless people-watching and recreational opportunities on the edge of the Old Quarter. Less

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Ngoc Son Temple
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Ngoc Son Temple

This temple alongside Lake Hoan Kiem was built in the 19th century, and named after Saint Van Xuong. Confucian scholar Nguyen Van Sieu had a large pen-shaped tower built at the entrance of the temple in 1864, featuring three Chinese characters, Ta Thanh Thien, which literally means "to write on the blue sky is to imply the height of a genuine and righteous person's determination and... More

This temple alongside Lake Hoan Kiem was built in the 19th century, and named after Saint Van Xuong. Confucian scholar Nguyen Van Sieu had a large pen-shaped tower built at the entrance of the temple in 1864, featuring three Chinese characters, Ta Thanh Thien, which literally means "to write on the blue sky is to imply the height of a genuine and righteous person's determination and will." Less

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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