Where to go during autumn in Hanoi
As one of the most famous tourist destinations in Vietnam, Hanoi attracts a lot of tourists every year. It can be said that autumn is the most beautiful time to visit Hanoi with numerous interesting things for tourists to explore. If you get the chance to visit this place at that time, do not miss these things below.
Hanoi specialties in Autumn
Due to the fact of changeable four seasons, the specialty also varies depends on which seasons.
Please select carefully your travel time, as you can’t meet these must-try foods in Ha Noi if it’s not autumn. There are three major airlines available in Vietnam:
Autumn in Hanoi
Tourists might experiences different taste, including:
Green rice flakes of Vong village
This dish is considered to be the unique one in Hanoi and often come from Vong Village (Lang Vong). Being pass from generations to generations, the traditional recipe has not changed a bit, and that keeps its own taste. The rice made from large-size-glutinous rice during early autumn. Green rice is fried, slimy when eating and has a strong paddy field smell. This green rice flake is the best gift for your family and friends.
Sugared dry apricot Hang Duong
The apricot located on Hang Duong street especially suits the people who love sour taste combined with a little sweet and spicy. These sugared dry apricot store has appeared for a long time, passing the traditional to generations. You can also check out these stores like Tien Thinh (21 Hang Duong St.), Hong Lam (11 Hang Duong St.), Gia Loi, Gia Thinh, etc… This product has various flavors suitable for many tourist tastes.
Green rice flakes cake Hang Than
Made of green rice flakes, this meal has an elegant & pure taste. The flakes are selected carefully. One famous store in this street will be the Nguyen Ninh. Many tourists have been there.
Green rice flakes in Vong village
Places to visit in Hanoi
Exquisite silk Hang Gai & Van Phuc Village
Famous for enchanting silks through many years, this product is made from original sewing silk, which is sensational fresh. Ao dai – Vietnam traditional dress – is made by this material, and you should visit Hang Gai to obtain these. You can also contact directly to Van Phuc Village for a better price.
West Lake, Tay Ho Palace, Tran Quoc Temple
West Lake is considered to be “the green field of Ha Noi capital” due to its giant lake squares size among other lakes in Ha Noi. There are many restaurants surround the lake, create a harmonic and charming scene.
Not far from West Lake is the Tay Ho Palace, which is the altar for the holy Lieu Hanh princess. The altar accepted guest coming for the blessing.
Ancient Tran Quoc Temple lies on a goldfish island, closed to Thanh Nien St, and built from Le Thanh Tong imperial to strengthen the nation. On the opposite, Quan Thanh Temple is also a place you should pay a visit during autumn. Built from Ly Dynasty, this temple has a giant statue & bell made in dark bronze in 1677.
West Lake in autumn
In autumn, all these places coat themselves on an elegant & soft yellowish. And thus, many tourists consider these places to be the most beautiful place in Hanoi during autumn.
There is Madam Nguyet Home 1 – H2H, a cosy & nice homestay which you can pay a visit for a relatively cheap price. Among many homestay Hanoi, this is the most beautiful on in our opinions.
The old quarter: Mixing with many crowded streets and complex old building, the old quarter has become a famous tourist place from all over the place. Walking is the only way to discover this place at the fullest with its zig-zag structure. All the quarter is connected by small & deep alley which there’s only one can walk in.
Take a slow walk in Hoan Kiem lake, visit the ancient turtle temple. Is the thing you could do in this area. These also happen to be the old street in Hanoi Old palace or Fire Prison…..
We hope you had a brief and complete view about where to go in Ha Noi during autumn. If you want to stay and find some small homestay to enjoy the autumn seasons, you can find it here.