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Things to do in Hanoi

Hoan Kiem Lake, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Water Puppet Theatre, Perfume Pagoda, Imperial Citadel of Thang Long are all interesting things to do in Hanoi. But beneath the glitzy Hanoi attractions, it is the people who will make you remember Hanoi the best. Check out our list of the best things to do in Hanoi for meaningful travel experiences that will help you appreciate Vietnamese Culture, Hanoi's heritage and history more. 

The Bustling capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has for most part of its mordern history been the center of the french Indochina administration center. The Vietnamese government has done a much better job of conserving the city's landscape and French colonial buildings, retaining its charm and beauty, compared to the other countries in the region where the consturction boom has seen many historic buildings torn down. Amidst of the flurry of motorbikes and throngs of tourists in the old quarters, there are surprisingly many nooks and crannies within Hanoi's backstreets that will delight you. The Vietnamese has also not known to be a very hospitable group, but we think the people in the backstreets will change your mind and prove otherwise. We have collected a group of the most talented and friendly hosts with the most interesting and unique things to do in Hanoi, for everyone to enjoy the warmth of the Hanoians. 

If you are done with the top Hanoi attractions and looking for a different Hanoi travel experience or a more authentic way to travel Vietnam, just take one of the many things to do in Hanoi at Backstreets Academy and you will find that you have collected a memory so special and unique compared to the other thousands who venture through Hanoi and Vietnam the normal way. Dont just take our word for it, see what others who have come through the academy say about us at Tripadvisor.  

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Gebhard Kuebler
Gebhard Kuebler 18 Apr, 2019

City Tour of Hanoi

very good experience and very good host

Anna Namshirin
Anna Namshirin 16 Apr, 2019

Knife Making Workshop

The one on one approach was appreciated. A crowd wouldn't be great around tools.

Steven Kozak
Steven Kozak 16 Apr, 2019

Hanoi Street Food Tour

We really enjoyed sampling a range of really tasty dishes from eateries that we never have been able to find ourselves.

Carol Dale
Carol Dale 10 Apr, 2019

Jack's Cocktail Tour Hanoi

What a great evening with two amazing young ladies. Experienced four different sorts of cocktails, all of which were lo...

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