Hanoi experiences a warm humid subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and cloudy and foggy winters. The best time to visit the city is during spring (March and April) and autumn (September to November). The weather during these two seasons is pleasant and soothing.
Hanoi is served by Noi Bai International Airport. It is an international airport owned by Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV). It is a primary hub for VietJet Air, Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, and Cambodia Angkor Air. Noi Bai International Airport offers flights to a plethora of destinations around the globe including Moscow, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Dubai, Shanghai, and more. Other than Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi is also served by Gia Lam Airport.Places of Interest in Hanoi
To capture the real essence of Vietnamese life, visitors can traverse through the pulsating streets of Hanoi. It is a burgeoning economic hub that still has a stronghold on traditional culture, thus showcasing both old and contemporary Vietnam. In the old quarter district, there are lots of vibrant restaurants and cafes. The ancient core of the city remains crowded with locals. The city is replete with tourist attractions including nature’s grandeur, architectural brilliance, and more.Hanoi Old Town Quarter
The major attraction for most of the tourists in Hanoi is to stroll the streets of the ancient core of the city- Old Town Quarter. This labyrinthine quarter has narrow alleys and it is the commercial centre of the town. The history of this area dates back around 1,000 years. Old Town Quarter is a pleasantly dilapidated region where structures boasting medieval era architecture cling on within the modern hubbub of street vendors, gushing motorbikes, and commerce.Hoan Kiem Lake
Nestled on the southern border of the old town quarter, Hoan Kiem Lake is the popular landmark of Hanoi. The small island, reached by a red bridge, is the major tourist attraction upon the lake. This island is home to Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to three grand figures from the history of Vietnam- the famed scholar Van Xuong, a patron saint of physicians La To, and general hung Dao who fought against Mongol army.Temple of Literature
A serene and beautiful Confucian temple, Temple of Literature, is the most interesting religious building in the city. This temple was originally built in the 11th century and stands as a tribute to the scholars of Vietnam. This temple was a university in medieval era and philosophy of Confucianism and literature was taught here.