The Asia Record Organization recognized 12 Vietnamese dishes in the food category of Asian values in 2012, including 3 dishes from Hanoi: Pho, Bun Cha, and Bun Thang.On busy streets in Hanoi's Old Quarter, tourists can see various food shops selling several kinds of foods such as young sticky rice or com, steamed glutinous rice or xoi, cakes, Pho, Bun Cha (rice noodle with grilled pork), Bun Thang (noodle in chicken broth), and Banh Tom (crisp shrimp pastry).The Economic and Urban Newspaper intrduces a list of most popular local foods that should not be missed in Hanoi.1. Pho (Noodle soup):Pho, a popular dish of Vietnamese people, is ranked 28th in CNN's list of world's best foods. It said the homeland of Pho is Hanoi and Pho now has become an international worthy cuisine.Pho is a rice noodle soup with chicken or beef broth. Eaters will add some spices such as chili, lemon juice, and pepper to bring out its flavor. There are famous new Pho shops such as Pho Vuong and Pho 24 besides … [Read more...] about Most popular foods should not miss while visiting Hanoi – City Guide – My HaNoi
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The Hanoitimes - As a capital of Vietnam with more than 1,000 years of history, Hanoi has many attactive cultural and historic sites that attract a lot of domestic and international tourists. Thang Long Imperial Citadel, the ancient houses in Hanoi with quaint streets of job characteristics, along with outstanding monuments such as Temple of Literature (Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam) draw numerous visitors.The Grand Opera House and the One Pillar Pagoda are the two famous attractions that should not to be missed when traveling in Hanoi.Monuments and other attractions in Hanoi including the Presidential Palace, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple, West Lake, and some famous museums such as the Ethnology Museum, Vietnam History Museum and the National Museum of Fine Arts.Here are 10 famous places you should go when visiting Hanoi:1. Hoan Kiem Lake:The Hoan Kiem Lake is located in the central position of the city with ancient turtle tower lying a small peninsula between the lake. The Hoan Kiem … [Read more...] about Top 10 most famous destinations in Hanoi – City Guide – My HaNoi
When visiting Hanoi, there are many tasty dishes that tourists should enjoy to feel the soul of the city’s cuisine.The Economic and Urban newspaper introduces 10 simple and delicious dishes of Hanoi which have existed for a long time.1. Pho - Hanoi NoodleThe first thing to remember when talking about Hanoi is “Pho” or noodle soup. “Pho is a special gift of Hanoi, not just only in Hanoi, but only in Hanoi is delicious”, Thach Lam writer wrote. The traditional Pho of Hanoi is famous for the soft noodles, pure and sweet broth, the tender and flavor beef. There are many delicious shops of Pho in Hanoi, such as: Pho Suong - Dinh Liet street, Traditional Pho - Bat Dan street, Pho Thin - Lo Duc, Pho Cuong - Hang Muoi street2. Bun cha (Hanoi vermicelli with grilled meat)“Bun cha” (vermicelli with grilled meat) is known as a particular gift which Hanoi has sent to throughout the country. It is the delicious of the well-grilled meats and the … [Read more...] about Top 10 most delicious dishes of Hanoi – City Guide – My HaNoi
VietNamNet Bridge – A tree-felling project runs foul of public opinion, highlighting Hanoians' deep, spiritual ties with the city's trees. Luong Thu Huong and Le Huong talk to a few experts about the re-greening challenges that lie ahead. Fringe benefits: A view of the Thu Le Lake in dowtown Ha Noi. The tree coverage in the city is at around 2sq.m per person. The city plans to increase this slowly, by planting 1,500-2,000 trees every year. — VNS Photos Truong Vi He could not quite put his finger on the overwhelming sadness that he felt. "The street that has been so familiar to me suddenly became completely strange," said Nguyen Tuan Anh. The student of the Ha Noi University on Nguyen Trai Street, was referring to the felling of a row of xa cu (African mahogany) trees and their replacement with a species he did not recognise. The street was at the heart of the controversy last week as the chopping of 500 streettrees provoked widespread protests by Hanoians. The … [Read more...] about Is Hanoi barking up the wrong tree?
Ba Vi National Park is the nearest 'green world' to the capital city of Hanoi, where nature-lovers can find an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of city life in all four seasons. In spring, the forest is highlighted with striking colours of wild peach blossoms and apricot flowers, while in summer the dense forest is dryer and brighter with light sunshine beaming down through thick layers of leaves. Autumn covers most of the trees with yellow coats and winter seems to bring a fresh cool air to the space. Located in the middle of the northern plain, Ba Vi (Three Peaks) is mentioned in the ancient legend of the Mountain God Tan Vien, and is said to be his final resting place. The highest peak, known as King Peak, is 1,296m, followed by Tan Vien Peak (Mountain God) at 1,227m and Ngoc Hoa Peak at 1,131m. There is a temple dedicated to President Ho Chi Minh on King Peak and another to worship the Mountain God on Tan Vien Peak. At the entrance to the park is Tien Sa Tourism Site, … [Read more...] about Ba Vi National Park offers escape from hustle of Hanoi city life