4 Days in Hanoi, Vietnam, a Hanoi Itinerary

Planning to spend 4 days in Hanoi, Vietnam, and looking to see as much as possible? There are so many things to see in Hanoi and the surrounding area. 

If you’re planning on going to Vietnam, the vibrant city of Hanoi will most certainly be on your list and may well be the jumping-off point for your Asian adventure. 

From the world-famous Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the Vietnam War Museum to the stunning collection of temples, lakes, markets, and more, this Hanoi itinerary really does have it all!

Tran Quoc Pagoda and West Lake

The Tran Quoc Pagoda located on West Lake in the heart of Hanoi is one of the most iconic city sights, not least because it is the oldest pagoda in the city.


Presidential Palace Historical Site

The Presidential Palace Historical Site is a yellow, French colonial-style building that was the home of President Ho Chi Minh during the 1950s and 60s.


Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is situated in the center of Ba Dinh Square and is arguably the most visited attraction in the city.


One Pillar Pagoda

The quaint One Pillar Pagoda is a lovely site to visit in Hanoi with the structure thought to represent a pristine lotus flower rising up out of the water below.


Thăng Long Imperial Citadel

This was the cultural and political heart of the country for around 13 centuries and as such, the historic fortress is one of the most notable and important sites.


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