Hanoi, the capital of and its second largest city, is a fascinating blend of East and West, with Chinese influence from centuries of dominance, and French je ne sais quoi from its colonial past.
Photo: Greg Willis, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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The President is a mausoleum which serves as the resting place of Vietnamese Revolutionary leader & President Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi, . is situated 2 km west of Hanoi. Photo: Gregor Dodson, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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The Hanoi , or the Grand is an in central Hanoi, . Photo: Nicolas Lannuzel, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Hỏa Lò Prison was a prison used by the French colonists in French Indochina for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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The of located in the city of Hanoi, was built between 1900 and 1906 to house the French Governor-General of Indochina. is situated 2½ km northwest of Hanoi. Photo: Jorge Láscar, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Đống Đa is one of the four original urban districts of Hanoi, the capital city of . is situated 3½ km southwest of Hanoi. Photo: Nguyễn Thanh Quang, CC BY-SA 3.0.

District is an urban district of Hanoi, the capital city of . is situated 2½ km south of Hanoi. Photo: Guerinf, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Ba Đình is an urban district of Hanoi, the capital city of . is situated 2½ km west of Hanoi. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.


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