In Hanoi with only two hours to kill? We consulted our local photographer and Hanoi resident Hoa Tran Trong, who came up with exciting yet practical ideas on what you could do if ever you're left to your own devices in the Vietnamese capital for that amount of time. Check out what he has to say below.
Otherwise known as Lake of the Returned Sword, it is one of the major scenic spots in Hanoi and serves as a focal point for its public life.
There is a lot of history to uncover in the old buildings and apartments, the small alleyways.
The oldest bridge in Hanoi, it connects the Hoan Kiem and Long Bien districts.
Get lost in Hanoi's largest indoor market!
You should try Pho in Pho Tin Restaurant, at 11 Lo Duc Street. It is the best dish you could have in Hanoi!
"The first thing you will notice about the city is the people. I strongly believe that above all else, it's the people that make a place what it is. Hanoi is a great example of that. The locals are very friendly and they always have a smile on their faces. I think that's what I love the most about the city." - Hoa Tran Trong
You could also have Hoa Tran Trong capture your magical moments in Hanoi!
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