Hanoi Foreign Language College
Housed in the History Museum compound, this is a branch of Hanoi National University where foreigners can study Vietnamese for about...
Museum of the Vietnamese Revolution
A must for all budding revolutionaries, the history of the Vietnamese Revolution is enthusiastically presented in this museum.
MOD Palace Hotel
In central Hanoi, the MOD Palace offers day use of its pool, which is big enough for laps and open all year. It gets very busy with...
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...
Smart, impressive (and expensive) restaurant opposite the Metropole that’s popular with Western businesspeople and embassy staff on...
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Highlands Opera information
The classy Highlands chain’s most elegant cafe; this branch is situated right next to the fabulously grand presence of the Opera House. Pasta and sandwiches are served but Highlands is best for just a cappuccino and a slab of cake. It’s an open-air affair, so not the best place on a chilly January morning.