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  Hanoi travel guide - Wikitravel
Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is a fascinating blend of East and West, with Chinese influence from centuries of dominance, and French design from its colonial past.
Hanoi retains much of its older colonial charm, despite the battles that have raged over it; conflict had the side effect of making it largely oblivious to modern architecture, and as a result, few buildings in the city center area are higher than five stories.
Bat Trang is a village world-famous for its pottery, 9 km southeast of Hanoi.
wikitravel.org /en/Hanoi   (7496 words)

 Current local time in Hanoi - Vietnam
When can I call/have a meeting with someone in Hanoi?
4 pm in Hanoi, what time is it elsewhere?
Show time difference between Hanoi time and other time zones
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  Hanoi Hotels by SmartStays - Lowest room rates and hotel reservations
Hanoi, on the banks of the Red River (Song Hong), provides a complete contrast to bustling Ho Chi Min City.
The Hilton Hanoi Opera is built along the backdrop of the Opera Theatre in Hanoi, near to the Hoan Kiem Lake, in the midst of the business district and commercial centre....
The Golden Key Hotel, Hanoi is located in the city centre, a few steps from the railway station.
www.vietnam-hotel.net /hanoi-vietnam   (781 words)

  Hanoi. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Hanoi became (7th cent.) the seat of the Chinese rulers of Vietnam.
Hanoi was occupied briefly by the French in 1873 and passed to them 10 years later.
Hanoi was established as the capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on July 2, 1976.
www.bartleby.com /65/ha/Hanoi.html   (421 words)

  Hanoi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hanoi (Vietnamese: Hà Nội), estimated population 3,083,800 (2004), is the capital of Vietnam and was the capital of North Vietnam from 1954 to 1976.
Hanoi population are constantly growing, a reflection of the fact that the city is both a major metropolitan of in Northern regions, and also the country political centre.
Hanoi is served by Noi Bai International Airport, located in the Soc Son District, approximately 40 km (25 miles) north of Hanoi.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hanoi   (2288 words)

 Hanoi Hilton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hanoi Hilton (Vietnamese: Hỏa Lò, meaning "fiery furnace") was a prison used by the North Vietnamese for prisoners of war during the Vietnam War.
American authorities stated that the Hanoi Hilton was used as a place for the North Vietnamese Army to torture and interrogate captured soldiers, mostly Americans, mainly pilots shot down during bombing raids.
The present government of Vietnam firmly holds to the view that the Hanoi Hilton was a prison for criminals, not POWs, and that those held in the Hanoi Hilton were "pirates" and "bandits" who had attacked Vietnam without authority.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hanoi_Hilton   (665 words)

 Sam's Exotic Travels to Historic Hanoi - Capital of Vietnam
Hanoi), with a population of 3,500,000, is the capital of Vietnam.
Hanoi became the capital of the Vietnam in the 7th century.
Hanoi Opera House - The centerpiece of French architecture in Hanoi and one of the grandest buildings in the city, the Hanoi Opera House is a small-scale version of the Paris Opéra designed by Charles Garnier and completed in 1875.
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 Hanoi, Viet Nam  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Hanoi is the major transportation center for the north, with roads and railway lines providing links to all other major Vietnamese cities.
Hanoi's libraries and museums include the National Library of Vietnam (1919), the Army Museum (1959), and the Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts (1966).
At the end of the war, in 1945, Hanoi was the center of the August Revolution, a popular uprising for independence by the Viet Minh, a coalition of Vietnamese Communists and nationalists.
www.galenfrysinger.com /hanoi_viet_nam.htm   (1182 words)

 Hanoi-Hotels-Guide.com : Attraction of Hanoi
This ceremony was held on December 16, 1427 at the pagoda in Phil Khanh hamlet (Hanoi).
Hanoi Cathedral was built on the site of the former Bao Thien Tower, which was famous in the ancient capital of Thang Long under the Ly dynasty (11th and 12th centuries).
Tran Quoc Pagoda is the oldest of all pagodas in Hanoi.
www.hanoi-hotels-guide.com /attraction.htm   (1703 words)

 Hanoi pictures - Vietnam stock photos, fine art prints by QTL
Hanoi is a capital with a millennium-long history.
Hanoi continued to serve as a capital until 1788, when the Le dynasty was overthrown, after which Emperor Gia Long moved the capital to Hue.
From 1902 to 1953, Hanoi was the capital of French Indochina.
www.terragalleria.com /vietnam/vietnam.hanoi.html   (0 words)

 Hanoi tour operator in Vietnam and Hanoi - Information about Hanoi
To visit HANOI is to steep yourself in history, tradition, and legend in a capital that has been inhabited continuously for almost a millenium.
Hanoi has a number of lovely parks and big Lakes which inspire the ancient architects to build graceful temples nearby, and Museums with precious exhibits of Vietnam's Fine Arts, Ethnology, History and Recent Wars that attract not only historians but foreign visitors and local people.
To the North of Hanoi is Tam Dao, an old French hill station with beautiful landscape from a height and to the West is a combination of several Buddhist temples, of which Thay and Tay Phuong Pagoda are most sightworthy.
www.threeland.com /hanoi1.htm   (1237 words)

 Provinces and cities
Hanoi's territory is washed by the Red River (the portion of the Red River embracing Hanoi is approximately 40km long) and its tributaries, but there are some other rivers flowing through the capital, including Duong, Cau, Ca Lo, Day, Nhue, Tich, To Lich and Kim Nguu.
Hanoi also characteristically contains 18 beautiful lakes such as Hoan Kiem Lake, West Lake, and Truc Bach Lake..., which are the lungs of the city, with their surrounding gardens and trees providing a vital source of energy.
By road: Hanoi is 93km from Ninh Binh, 102km from Haiphong, 153km from Thanh Hoa, 151km from Halong, 474km from Dien Bien Phu, 658km from Hue, 763km from Danang, and 1,710km from Ho Chi Minh City.
www.vietnamtourism.com /e_pages/country/province.asp?uid=71   (716 words)

 Hanoi Hotels - Discount Hotel in Hanoi Vietnam at Special Rate!
The Hanoi hotel is conveniently located within the central diplomatic, near USA, Australia, Sweden, China embassy in Hanoi and only a short distance from the city center.
The luxurious Melia Hanoi is located right in the city center of Hanoi, the diplomatic and financial district and close to the main tourist attractions.
The Hotel Sofitel Metropole Hanoi is an award-winning French colonial-style hotel lying in the heart of Hanoi, near Hoan Kiem Lake and the magnificent Opera House.
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 Hanoi : Introduction | Frommers.com
The name Hanoi, in fact, means "bend in the river" and denotes the city's strategic location along the vital waterway.
Hanoi is dotted with dozens of lakes -- small and large -- around which you can usually find a cafe, a pagoda or two, and absorbing vignettes of street life.
Hanoi is Vietnam's cultural center, and the galleries, puppetry, music, and dance performances are worth staying at least a few days to take in.
www.frommers.com /destinations/hanoi/0197010001.html   (653 words)

 Vietnam Information, Information of Vietnam, Vietnam Destination Information, Vietnam Country Information, Vietnam ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Not only being the capital city, Hanoi is also regarded as a political, cultural, commercial and tourist center of Vietnam.
Hanoi city has a land area of 2,139 km2 and a population of over 3 million, situated on the right bank of the Red river which is spanned by 3 bridges, the old Long Bien bridge, the new Chuong Duong and ThangLong bridge.
Situated 170 km Hanoi, Halong is a picturesque bay with 3,000 islands, called in Vietnamese "the dragon descending to the sea", is famous for magnificent scenic area.
www.explorer.com.vn /dest_north.htm   (1143 words)

 Hanoi Rocks Biography - AOL Music
Finland's major export to the world of heavy metal, Hanoi Rocks, drew much of their sound and inspiration from '70s glam-rock and were thought by some to have fused the two styles more successfully than similar acts such as Motley Crue.
Hanoi Rocks was founded in 1980 by singer Michael Monroe (born Matti Fagerholm) and guitarist Andy McCoy (born Antti Hulkko); after some lineup changes, the rest of the group consisted of guitarist Nasty Suicide (born Jan Stenfors), bassist Sam Yaffa (born Saki Takamäki), and drummer Gyp Casino (born Jesper Sporre).
Their Scandinavian-only (at first) debut album, Bangkok Shocks, Saigon Shakes, Hanoi Rocks, was released in 1981, and the band soon went to London to promote themselves and record Oriental Beat.
music.aol.com /artist/hanoi-rocks/4433/biography   (346 words)

 Hanoi Hannah
Hanoi Hannah didn't necessarily make sense and there was a certain awkwardness; she used American English, but really didn't speak our language in spite of her hip expressions and hit tunes, even tunes that were banned on U.S. Army radio.
Hanoi Hannah comes on soon after that, and she knows what guard unit was called in, what kind of weapons were used...you know what I'm sayin'.
Hanoi Hannah could always be assured of at least the POW captive audience "authorized" to hear her broadcasts in the Hanoi Hilton.
www.psywarrior.com /hannah.html   (4925 words)

 Embassy of the United States of America - Hanoi, Vietnam - Hanoi, Vietnam
August 3, 2007, Hanoi -- U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Michael W. Marine and Mr.
Hoang Nguyen Hoc, Chief Executive Officer of Vietnam’s State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC), on behalf of their governments, signed a grant agreement under which the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will fund $453,400 for the SCIC to identify the financial and information communication technology systems necessary to manage Vietnam’s state-owned assets.
External links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein.
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 Hanoi Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Hanoi has shaken off its once hostile attitude to travellers to become one of the most beguiling cities in Southeast Asia.
Hanoi personifies the spirit of historic Vietnam in the temples, monuments and pockets of ancient culture along the narrow streets of the Old Quarter, yet perfectly reflects the rapid changes sweeping the country as Hanoian yuppies sip cappucinos in roadside cafés and compare cell phones.
Bluelist it › If you want your list to be considered for the Hanoi book, use the keyword 'highlight'.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/asia/vietnam/hanoi   (333 words)

 Vietnam destination - Hanoi
Nearby, in an attractive setting, is the Hanoi Municipal Theatre, better known as the Opera House, a smaller version of its cousin in Paris and now restored to its original grandeur.
The ancient Hanoi Citadel is currently occupied by the army, but is in the process of restoration prior to making sections accessible to the public during 2004.
Hanoi currently boasts Vietnam’s most modern airport, Noi Bai, opened only a couple of years ago 35 km from the city, and already planning a second terminal.
www.haivenu-vietnam.com /des-hanoi.htm   (736 words)

 Committee of Information Technology of Hanoi
Hanoi Committee of Information Technology is the agency to organize and implement the target program of the City, consult for the People’s Committee of the City to conduct and deploy the Program of Technology Application and Development in the City.
Hanoi Committee of Information Technology, when necessary, will consider the decision of establishment of other sections to ensure the implementation plan.
Operation cost of the Hanoi Committee of Information Technology is granted from the City Budget and managed according to the current regulations.
www.hanoi.gov.vn /hanoiwebs/en/hanoi_governance/group2/page2_10.htm   (557 words)

 Vietnam Adventures Vietnam Travel Guide - Hanoi
The geographic and spiritual center of Hanoi is Ho Hoan Kiem (Lake of the Restored Sword).
To the north and west of the lake is Hanoi's famed Old Quarter with its confusing maze of narrow cobblestoned streets.
Hanoi awakes early, with activity in the parks beginning before sunrise and winding down by 7 a.m.
www.vietnamadventures.com /destinations/han_about.html   (379 words)

 Hanoi travel guide for backpackers. Includes hotel and hostel reviews
A map is invaluable during this kind of Hanoi excursion, as when you find something that really tickles your fancy, without a map, you can count on not being able to find it again.
Hanoi has a number of lovely parks and museums where you can while away the hours of a warm summer’s afternoon, and some nice cafes suited to the cold winter mornings.
At times in Hanoi, you could be sitting in a cafe sipping excellent coffee, eating great pastry, chatting in French to an old beret clad gentleman, whilst as you look out the window you can see the great French style buildings in the shadows of fig trees.
www.travelfish.org /location/vietnam/hanoi_and_surrounds/hanoi/hanoi   (453 words)

 Hanoi Travel Guide - Vietnam - Hanoi City Guide
Hanoi was founded in 1010, and became the centre of government for the Indochina Union under French rule in 1888.
Hanoi has retained its appealing sense of the old world, despite the onset of a brisk tourism trade in 1993, absorbing the boom of hotels, travellers' hangouts and Internet cafes, and the gradual infiltration of western-style food and fashions into the once inaccessible city.
Hanoi is fast becoming one of the most enticing and interesting cities in Asia.
www.wordtravels.com /Cities/Vietnam/Hanoi   (594 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Hanoi at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The evolution and development of Hanoi is going as fast as capital and dry cement can pour into this, the second most charming city in Southeast Asia.
Hanoi is often the first taste of Vietnam that many tourists get and if you were to go by first impressions your stay there would probably be a short one.
Hanoi is the capital of the north and can be a little overwhelming.
www.epinions.com /trvl-Dest-Asia-Vietnam-Hanoi/_redir_att__~1   (485 words)

 The Best of Vietnam Now - Vietnam | Travel + Leisure   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For maps of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, primers on traditional music, fashion, art, culture, and condensed histories of the countryÂ’s 54 ethnic groups go to the web sites of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the Vietnamese Embassy in the United States.
With its mist-shrouded lakes, faded colonial façades, and cooler climate, Hanoi is the moody, reflective older brother, harboring a rich intellectual and artistic life.
In the nineties Hanoi was said to be 10 years "behind" cosmopolitan H.C.M.C., with fewer high-rises and discos.
www.travelandleisure.com /articles/the-best-of-vietnam-now   (943 words)

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