City Guide

Hanoi targets cultural and MICE tourism

Hanoi targets cultural and MICE tourism

Hanoi has welcomed visitors again as the situation of Covid-19 pandemic is controlled and the task of developing the city as an attractive destination has been back on track.

Hang Bac - The “richest” street of Hanoi

Hang Bac - The “richest” street of Hanoi

Hang Bac (silver) is considered as the “most expensive” street among 36 well-known old streets in Hanoi. It is also the cradle of the jewelry trade in the city with many interesting historical stories.

Banh Chuoi – The Nostalgic Food of Childhood

Banh Chuoi – The Nostalgic Food of Childhood

Although the ingredients to make this addicting dish sound fairly simple: ripe bananas, sugar, flour, turmeric powder, making banh chuoi requires the exceptional skills of a master artisan.

Bun Oc – an iconic dish of Hanoi

Bun Oc – an iconic dish of Hanoi

The stars of this dish are, obviously, snails. And sometimes they can be unsightly to look at. However, once you get over the sight, you’ll know why this dish has gained quite a lot of prominence among the people.