The total number of domestic travelers visiting Hanoi in July stood at an estimated 17,000, representing a sharp decline of 98.6% year on year, according to the Hanoi Department of Tourism.
The streets of Hanoi have become even more beautiful in recent days thanks to the colourful emergence of the blossoming Hoa Giay, also known as great bougainvillea, which is an integral part of daily life for many of the capital’s residents.
Around 13km from the downtown of Hanoi, the lotus pond inside the Centre for Experimental, Research and Development of Lotus Genetic Resources at lane 234, Ngo Xuan Quang Street, Gia Lam District, has entered the full bloom season of lotus flowers.
The recent hand over of four bears from Hanoi’s Central Circus to a sanctuary is a big step towards helping bears in Việt Nam, said a representative of animal welfare organisation Animals Asia.
Hanoi received about 2.9 million tourists in the first six months of 2021, mainly domestic visitors, a year-on-year decrease of 25%, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.
Following 12 years on the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding (2009), Vietnam’s Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) made a strong comeback.
Giant crape-myrtle flowers, known as “Bang Lang” in Vietnamese, can now be seen in full bloom throughout Hanoi, serving to bring a sense of poetic beauty to the capital during the start of summer.
The Future of Travel research reveals that Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are the most recommended destinations for traditional food,
The Hanoi Tourism Stimulating Festival 2021 aims at introducing tourism products, tour combos and accommodations to Hanoi travelers.
The Vietnam Women’s Museum in Hanoi recently received photos, documents and items with the theme “Memories and Heritage” from diplomats, photojournalists, female doctors, and fashion designers.