Free Hanoi walking tour for everyone

Have you ever thought of visiting, exploring and enjoying many things in a city for free? Guess not. But it is really really possible with GoAsiaDayTrip. We want to introduce you an extremely special tour which is absolutely free. You can go everywhere and do everything you want as a visitor. Our enthusiastic local tour guide will be your partner to help and take care of you throughout this amazing trip. It is free Hanoi walking tour.

Hanoi has many interesting destination and our local guide will help you to explore many of them in half or one day. Don’t miss this chance to be knowledgable of this beautiful city. Here are the suggested places for you. In addition, you can custom-made to make it more suitable but trust me, this list is already intersesting!

Temple of Literature

The Temple of Literature is one of Hanoi’s most picturesque tourist attractions. Originally built as a university in 1070 dedicated to Confucius, scholars and sages, the building is extremely well preserved and is a superb example of traditional-style Vietnamese architecture. Therefore, visiting the Temple of Literature, you will discover historic buildings from the Ly and Tran dynasties in a revered place that has seen thousands of doctors’ graduate. Due to that, Temple of Literature has now become a memorial to education and literature. This is a well-known which you must visit in a Hanoi One Day Tour.

 Temple of Literature - free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)
Temple of Literature – free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)
 Temple of Literature - free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)
Temple of Literature – free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)
 Temple of Literature - free Hanoi free walking tour (Flickr)
Temple of Literature – free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)

Tran Quoc Pagoda

Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the most spiritual pagodas in Vietnam and a renowned attraction for its deep cultural and Buddhist values. Coming to Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Hanoi (over 1500 years old), you will enjoy a delightful and antiquated picturesqueness in the center of the crowded and fast-pacing city. With its history of more than 1500 years, you can not ignore this pagoda when visiting Hanoi. It is located  beside the dazzling West Lake, on Thanh Nien Road, Hanoi.

Tran Quoc Pagoda - free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)
Tran Quoc Pagoda – free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)
Tran Quoc Pagoda - free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)
Tran Quoc Pagoda – free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)

Ho Chi Minh Complex

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex is an important place of pilgrimage for many Vietnamese. Ho Chi-Minh was the founder and first leader of Vietnam’s nationalist movement. Starting at an early age at the dawn of the 20th century, Ho became a strident voice for an independent Vietnam. Known as “Uncle Ho,” he became the symbol of Vietnamese liberation and the arch rival to the United States during the Vietnam War. You will have chance to walk across this place in a Hanoi Food Tour.

Therefore, it can be said that Unclo Ho always lives in Vietnamese people’s heart. Above all, it is very famous.

Ho Chi Minh Complex (Flickr)
Ho Chi Minh Complex (Flickr)
Ho Chi Minh Complex (Flickr)
Ho Chi Minh Complex (Flickr)

Ma May Ancient House – free Hanoi walking tour

Located within Hanoi Old Quarter, the Ma May ancient house which was built at the late of the 20th century, is quite intact with typical architecture of ancient houses in the Northern part of Vietnam. Ma May ancient house consists of two main blocks linked together by a square yard, which is called “Gieng Troi” (Well of heaven) in the middle on the ground floor.

Well of heaven used to grow plants, moderate the air and provide sunlight, cool winds to make the house more spacious. The balcony above is an ideal place to grow small plants, flower pots for the owner’s interest and relaxation. Due to that, this house was granted the National Heritage Certificate on February 16 in 2004. Besides, the house became an informative point for those enjoys the Hanoi’s culture.

Don’t miss the post about Ma May Ancient House!

Ma May House (Flickr)
Ma May House (Flickr)

Hoan Kiem Lake

Welcome to the lung of Hanoi – Hoan Kiem Lake. Nevertheless, Hoan Kiem Lake means “Sword Lake”. Where does this name come from?

Join in our Hanoi free tours, our guide will answer it for you!

Hoan Kiem Lake - free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)
Hoan Kiem Lake – free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)

St. Joseph’s Cathedral

In 1882, after the French army conquered Hanoi, they constructed and completed this church in 1886. Nowadays, Saint Joseph Cathedral is the representative evidence of the French colonial architecture. Therefore, taking advantage of beautiful architecture and good venue at the center of the city, the area surrounding the cathedral is always packed with hundreds of local people and tourists hanging out with friends for drinking, talking, and watching the street.

If you want to visit this place, Hanoi Free Tours are available for you!

 St. Joseph's Cathedral - free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)
St. Joseph’s Cathedral – free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)

Opera House

Built by the French in 1911, and renovated in the late 1990s, this is an incredible building. However, Hanoi Opera House is an old theatre with French architecture and typical Gothic and Mosaic characters reflected on the door domes and the glassed room respectively. In additon, Hanoi Opera House has a great value in history, architecture as well as its use. Therefore, it is now becoming a national art work of international renown, which contributes to our country’s modern cultural field. Besides, it also serves as a foundation in cultural exchanging, in our present social economic development and the national cultural innovation in particular.

 Opera House - Hanoi free walking tour (Flickr)
Opera House – free walking tour (Flickr)

Egg coffee – Favorite drink in free Hanoi walking tour

If you ask me in recently days what the most popular drink in Hanoi is, the answer must be “Egg coffee”. Moreover, they serve egg coffee is in a small cup (you can do it by yourself in a Hanoi Cooking Class) To keep the drink warm, the waiter puts a cup of coffee in a bowl of warm water. Not only that, after being poured over the cream made from eggs, the coffee at the bottom of the cup acquires a richer taste. The fact is that Hanoi has ordered nearly 3,000 egg cups a day during the North Korea – US Summit. Do you want to try? Let’s join in Vietnam Free Tours with GoAsiaDayTrip!

Egg coffee - Hanoi free walking tour (Flickr)
Egg coffee – free Hanoi walking tour (Flickr)

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