Hash House Harriers
For the uninitiated, these are drinkers with a running problem. Check the website for details.
Vietnamese Women’s Museum
This excellent, modern museum showcases women’s role in Vietnamese society and culture. Labelled in English and French, it’s the...
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...
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;...
Kem Dac Diet Trang Tien
It’s barely possible to walk down the road to get to this parlour on hot summer nights, such is its popularity.
22a P Hai Ba Trung · interesting places nearby
This Hanoi institution is a hub for art-house film lovers, and there’s a great little cafe-bar here too. It’s nominally ‘members only’, but a 50,000d one-off membership usually secures visitors an always-interesting themed double bill.