Guests reveal how to enjoy 48 hours in Hanoi: The first thing is to ‘get lost’ in the Old Quarter

drinking coffee, foreign tourists, hanoians, old quarter, sandwiches, guests reveal how to enjoy 48 hours in hanoi: the first thing is to ‘get lost’ in the old quarter

Visitors are extremely impressed with their travel experiences in Hanoi.

Hanoi is an interesting tourist destination and is chosen by many foreign tourists when coming to Vietnam. Recently, CNN (USA) has just announced a list of the 12 best places in the world to visit in the fall, including Hanoi.

drinking coffee, foreign tourists, hanoians, old quarter, sandwiches, guests reveal how to enjoy 48 hours in hanoi: the first thing is to ‘get lost’ in the old quarter

Culture Trip’s author Piumi Rajapaksha has a detailed article suggesting experiences to try in 2 days in this city.

At the beginning of the article, she affirmed that the best way to “get acquainted” with Hanoi is to take a walk in the old quarter. It is the historical and commercial center of the capital and has a history of more than 1000 years. The Old Quarter is divided into many alleys, so “it’s best to let yourself get lost in the old town, just go to the places you think are interesting.”

According to the author, the most suitable time to explore the Old Quarter is early in the morning, when Hanoi people have just woke up and are preparing for work for a new working day: cleaning the streets, exercising. , setting up a restaurant, taking children to school, having breakfast and drinking coffee on the sidewalk, going to the market to buy things, …

Buy a “Vietnamese standard” sandwich, can drink more iced milk coffee, visitors will really enjoy the atmosphere of the capital.

drinking coffee, foreign tourists, hanoians, old quarter, sandwiches, guests reveal how to enjoy 48 hours in hanoi: the first thing is to ‘get lost’ in the old quarter

Ảnh: Scott Pocock / Culture Trip

Go shopping at Dong Xuan market

In Hanoi, you will really need to go shopping. “Your travel bag will become very heavy if you buy all the jewelry, small, eye-catching souvenirs here. Go with a friend who is not impulsive in shopping to have a good time. you can visit all the floors in the market without ‘out of pocket’.”

Visitors can even find food in the market. So, if the bread is not enough, eat more pho.

drinking coffee, foreign tourists, hanoians, old quarter, sandwiches, guests reveal how to enjoy 48 hours in hanoi: the first thing is to ‘get lost’ in the old quarter

Photo: Sina Abasnejad / Culture Trip

Visiting tourist attractions

In order not to be overwhelmed by the richness and richness of this city’s history, Piumi Rajapaksha advises, to visit only 2 tourist attractions per day. Visitors can visit the cathedral in the old quarter, Hoa Lo prison, Uncle Ho’s mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, ..

drinking coffee, foreign tourists, hanoians, old quarter, sandwiches, guests reveal how to enjoy 48 hours in hanoi: the first thing is to ‘get lost’ in the old quarter

Photo: Sina Abasnejad / Culture Trip

“And remember, come back to Hoan Kiem Lake when the sun is about to set. The lake is right next to the old town and is a great place at night. Here, visitors will witness the daily life of the people. local,” said the Cuture Trip website.

drinking coffee, foreign tourists, hanoians, old quarter, sandwiches, guests reveal how to enjoy 48 hours in hanoi: the first thing is to ‘get lost’ in the old quarter

Photo: Sina Abasnejad / Culture Trip

Summary of must-try dishes

Rolls

This is a light dish. The cake is made from thinly coated steamed rice flour, with minced meat filling inside. The taste of this dish is extremely simple, but what makes the dish special is the dipping sauce, herbs and dried onions.

drinking coffee, foreign tourists, hanoians, old quarter, sandwiches, guests reveal how to enjoy 48 hours in hanoi: the first thing is to ‘get lost’ in the old quarter

Photo: Sina Abasnejad / Culture Trip

Pho and egg coffee

These are two dishes that are always on the list of “must-try dishes in Hanoi” of visitors to this city.

Culture Trip writer suggests, especially with egg coffee, ask the bartender the story behind this special cup of coffee. There is nothing more exciting than the feeling of listening to a good story while sipping a cup of coffee that is bubbling, delicious and greasy.

drinking coffee, foreign tourists, hanoians, old quarter, sandwiches, guests reveal how to enjoy 48 hours in hanoi: the first thing is to ‘get lost’ in the old quarter

Photo: Vu Pham Van / Culture Trip

Bun cha

This delicious grilled pork vermicelli has become even more famous among foreign tourists after former US President Barack Obama chose it as a dish to try when coming to Vietnam.

Back to the old town on the last night

At the end of his article on the suggestion of a 48-hour experience in Hanoi, the author said: “And on your last night in Hanoi, return to the old town the same way you started this journey. Here, you can buy some souvenirs and enjoy a drink at the beer corner. Beer in Vietnam is very popular among foreign tourists and is considered by many to be the “cheapest beer in the world” world.” Well worth a try.

drinking coffee, foreign tourists, hanoians, old quarter, sandwiches, guests reveal how to enjoy 48 hours in hanoi: the first thing is to ‘get lost’ in the old quarter

Ảnh: Scott Pocock / Culture Trip

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