Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City – The Biggest Cities Of Vietnam
Capital of Vietnam, 1,760 km or 2 hours by plane from HCMC, 1 hour and 45 minutes from Bangkok by plane, 1 hour and 50 minutes by plane from Hong Kong. Ha Noi is boasted to be the most beautiful capital city in Asia, the center of Vietnam for arts, education, music, food culture, politic. The city of lakes, shaded boulevards and verdant public parks still retains its old architecture of its blend of French, Chinese and Vietnamese. Charming pagodas and the “36 streets and 36 wares” of the fascinating Old Quarter will vie for your attention.
sightseeing: art galleries, friendly Hanoian, the impressive Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, ruin citadel, the ancient Temple of Literature, the Lake of the Restored Sword,500 ha West Lake is considered the lung of Ha Noi, the One Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi Opera House, the History Museum, the Fine Arts Museum, the Ethnology Museum, Water Puppetry, and many quaint traditional handicraft and profession villages in outskirt of Ha Noi.
Access: accessible from different provinces in Vietnam by plane, car, train and boat.
Facilities & services: an international and domestic airport, international standard hotels, exhibition halls, art galleries, conference centers, international banks, shopping arcades, stylish restaurants, theaters, nightclubs, bars, cafes, taxi cabs.
- Ho Chi Minh City
The largest city in Vietnam, about 1,760 km south of Hanoi, one hour and a half by plane from Hanoi.
With its street markets, sidewalk cafes, sleek new pubs, pagodas and museums. It is impossible to get bored in Ho Chi Minh City. Cho Lon, Saigon’s Chinatown, is not to be missed. Check out Giac Lam Pagoda, the Reunification Palace and the Museum of War Crimes.
Access: one hour and 50 minutes by plane from Singapore, one hour from Bangkok, and two hours and 45 minutes from Hong Kong by plane, over 24 international airlines having flights to and from Ho Chi Minh City, a gateway to other cities and provinces in Vietnam by plane, car, train or ship.
Sightseeing: Vietnam’s most modern and dynamic city still retains its old charm with colonial style buildings: Notre Dame Cathedral, the City Hall, the Municipal Theatre, ect., old pagodas such as Thien Hau, Giac Lam and the busy markets of Binh Tay and Ben Thanh, etc.
Facilities & services: an international and domestic airport, international standard hotels, exhibition halls, art galleries, conference centers, international banks, shopping arcades, stylish restaurants, theatres, nightclubs, bars, and cafe}