Hanoi Overview

Hanoi is capital and being the second largest city in Vietnam. The capital cover 3,328.9 square kilometres (1,285 sq mi) with 7.7 million people as of 2018. Hanoi is the commercial, cultural, and educational centre of Northern Vietnam.
The area for tourists is generally in Old Quarter. Most of the street names start with “Hàng” then good name. Check out the Best places to visit in Hanoi capital for more details.

Transport in Hanoi

Hanoi is head of Vietnam. Then you can find mostly all of means of transporatation here. Such as: train, bus, taxi, motobike, metro lines.
Hanoi is served by Noi Bai International Airport, located in the Soc Son District, approximately 15 km (9 mi) north of Hanoi. The new international terminal (T2), designed and built by Japanese contractors, opened in January 2015 and is a big facelift for Noibai International Airport. In addition, a new highway and the new Nhat Tan cable-stay bridge connecting the airport and the city center opened at the same time, offering much more convenience than the old road (via Thanglong bridge). Taxis are plentiful and usually have meters, although it is also common to agree on the trip price before taking a taxi from the airport to the city centre.

To get more convenient and be away from scammer, you’d better install Grab app. This is better for straingers here. Do not use car in rush hours. Try grab bike instead if you want to move on.


Food in Hanoi is amazing especially Pho. You can find Pho everywhere around Hanoi Old Quarter. It’s around US$2 per bowl with noodle, onion, beef or chicken or pig meat.
There are so many other dishes to try if you join in Hanoi street food tour.