Historical tours in Hanoi

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Photo : Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier/Wikimedia
Photo : Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier/Wikimedia

Vietnam as a country that has a lot of historical events would renounce the legacy of the past. Museums, Houses, churches, and other historical attractions scattered throughout Vietnam. Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam is certainly long save historical attractions that invite curiosity. Here are some of the historic sights in Hanoi.

Memorial House Hanoi

Memorial House Hanoi is open every Monday through Friday with the price of admission for 3000 Dong. Memorial House is a victim history of the Old Quarter. The house is located at 87 Pho Ma May was built in traditional Chinese style that describes how merchants lived at that time. The renovation was done in October 1999 with the help of Toulouse, France. There are similar homes in 48 Pho Hang Ngang.This house is smaller, but reportedly once used to design Ho Chi Minh Vietnamese declaration of independence in 1945.

Hanoi History Museum

Located at 1 Trang Tien P, the museum ticket of 20000 Dong and is open every day except Monday. This history museum is the first school named Ecole Francaise d’Extreme Orient in Vietnam. For connoisseurs of architecture, a visit to the museum is highly recommended. The museum building was built in 1932, led by French architecture, Ernest Herbrard. He was one of the first architects in Vietnam that combines Chinese and French architectural styles. History museum is one of the proofs that are still standing up straight.

One Pillar Pagoda

Chua Mot Cot or often also called the One Pillar Pagoda is located in Mot Cot Street, Ba Dinh District. To be entered into the One Pillar Pagoda, you do not charge admission. This place became a symbol of the rich culture and history of Vietnam. This pagoda was built in the heyday of King Ly Thai Tong. According to legend, one night in 1049, the King dreamed of Goddess Kwan Yin who led her to the altar in the middle of a lotus pond. When he woke up, he decided to build a pagoda like in a dream. One Pillar Pagoda built to resemble a lotus flower and is dedicated to Goddess Kwan Yin.

Women’s Museum Hanoi

The museum is located at 36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hoan Kiem District is open every day except Monday and admission price around 30000 Dong. Hanoi woman museum exhibiting more than 25,000 objects and documents that illustrate the diversity of culture and an important contribution to the cultural woman, forgiveness, and society. In addition to being the location of the exhibition of various artifacts that depict the lives of women from 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam, the museum is also a center of cultural exchanges with women from other countries.

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