Sprawled along the banks of the Red River, Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam. Originally founded in 1010 by King Ly Thai To as Thang Long (city of ascending dragons), the city has since become a fascinating combination of East and West as strong Chinese and French influences have merged with the Vietnamese way.
From the Hanoi Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Hanoi
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A big hostel in the middle of simple Ma May, a great place to meet backpackers from all around the world. However, if you're looking for a quiet space, this place is not for you. They also have 2 other branches, 1 in Hanoi and the other in Hue. ... more
I have been travelling in SEA for the past 3 months and where we stayed usually had a part to determine whether we like the city or not. Having said that, this is the best hostel I've stayed in. ... more
Nice clean hotel in the heart of the backpacker area. Fun and helpful staff, both at the desk and via email booking tours and providing information. Even had a room upgrade free of charge. Decent breakfast included each morning and a cold welcome drink when you check in. Rooms had a/c, fridge, tv, bathroom, wardrobe, wi-fi, clean and tidy bed. ... more
We got to Hanoi in the morning and we went to the Ho Chi Min Mosaleum - this is where Ho Chi Min's body is kept - it was a wierd experience seeing tourists (us being 2 of them) going around single file looking at a dead man's body that's all lit up. He actually wanted to be cremated but as he made ...
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