The Hanoitimes - Hanoi’s autumn is considered the season of romance and famous for green rice, the blooming season of many species of flowers.
Hanoi’s autumn is the most suitable time to explore the capital, by starting a new day at Hoan Kiem lake, breathing the fresh air, tasting some green rice and ending the day watching the sunset at West Lake.
| Autumn is known as the best time of the year in Hanoi. The capital is like putting on a new coat with blue sky, white clouds and cool breeze in contrast to the scorching sunny days of summer. Photo: Cao Anh Tuan|
| When autumn arrives in the capital, the soft sunlight illuminates the streets and the cool breeze blows. Hoan Kiem lake at 6am is the best place to see the morning sun radiating the old houses. Photo: VnExpress|
|Everyone wants to go out in this weather to jog, walk, have coffee and exercise around Hoan Kiem lake. Photo: VnExpress |
| Walking along the tree lines on Phan Dinh Phung, Tran Phu, Hoang Dieu streets and listening to the wind blowing rustling leaves is a poetic experience in autumn. Photo: Hanoimoi|
| Many young girls wear “ao dai” - Vietnamese costume and pose for souvenir photos. Photo: VnExpress|
| The streets of the capital’s Old Quarter are adorned with red flags to celebrate 1010 years of Thang Long - Hanoi. Photo: Kinh te & Do thi|
|Autumn in Hanoi also has its own flavors, those of the delicacies only served in this season. The first thing to mention in autumn is green rice or Com. In addition to fresh rice, it is also processed into many kinds of dishes such as sweet soup, sticky rice, cake or fried grounded pork with Com. Photo: dacsancomtuoi|
| The fruits of the fall include crisp persimmons. The persimmon is as small as a baby's hand with a greenish skin, but glossy yellow and sweet. Photo: VnExpress|
| In the mildly cold the weather, hot dishes like ribs porridge is also an ideal dish to warm up. Photo: bloganchoi|
| Many flowers adorn the golden nuance of Hanoi's autumn. Photo: Dang Thao (Facebook)|
| At the end of the day, West Lake at 17:00 - 17:30 gathers many people to watch the sunset. Some beautiful check-in points are Chu Van An school, and Nguyen Dinh Thi, Dang Thai Mai streets around the lake….Photo: dulichvietnam|