Hanoi Opera House
This French-colonial 900-seat venue was built in 1911. On 16 August 1945 the Viet Minh–run Citizens’ Committee announced that it had...
Hash House Harriers
For the uninitiated, these are drinkers with a running problem. Check the website for details.
Centre Culturel Français de Hanoi
Set in the sublime L’Espace building near the Opera House, it offers a regular program of French films. Musical events are also staged;...
Here's where to go to try a stunning range of street food from across Vietnam, all with the 5-star ambience of the Sofitel Metropole...
Sofitel Metropole Hotel, 15 P Ngo Quyen · interesting places nearby
Flash hotel bar with glitzy decor and a late licence. DJs spin funky house and chill-out tunes here on weekend nights. Also in the Sofitel Metropole is the poolside Bamboo Bar, dripping in chic, heritage cool.