Unmissable Night Tours in Hanoi

Unmissable Night Tours in Hanoi

On 24 November, Hanoi organised the launch of its nightlife tourism products as well as the presentation of the artistic experience "Hanoi Nights - Touching Point of Emotions". Discover a selection of unmissable night tours in the Vietnamese capital!

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Written by Daphne Ha (bloguera de viajes) Updated on 30-11-2023
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Night visit to the Temple of Literature - "Tinh hoa Dao hoc"

  • Address: 58 Quoc Tu Giam Street, Van Mieu, Dong Da, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday. Duration of the 3D mapping experience: 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Entrance tickets: 8.21$
  • Google Map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/w2i2T2juBuR5Jrdk9

During the Night Visit to the Temple of Literature, tourists will have the opportunity to explore the historical site and learn more about Vietnamese philosophy through unique activities using 3D mapping technology.

In addition, visitors will have the chance to familiarize themselves with writing in the Vietnamese romanized alphabet and personally observe the examination spaces of the past.

 The heritage space is more sparkling at night.
The heritage space is more sparkling at night.
 
 3D Light Show - Fusion of techniques and animations.
3D Light Show - Fusion of techniques and animations.
 
 Images in vivid colors
Images in vivid colors
 
 Calligraphy class and parallel sentence composition
Calligraphy and parallel sentence composition class
 
3D presentation on the theme of the Essence of Taoism
3D presentation on the theme of the "Tinh hoa Dao hoc"

Night tour "Decoding the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long"

The tour will start from the Doan Mon Gate - entrance to the Thang Long Imperial Citadel, which served as the residence and workplace of the former kings. You will have the privilege of walking on the central main road, once reserved exclusively for the king.

The Thang Long Imperial Citadel shines brilliantly and mystically under the glow of lights.
The Thang Long Imperial Citadel shines brilliantly and mystically under the glow of lights.
 
The performances cater to the tourists
The performances cater to the tourists
 
Artists in ancient costumes
Artists in ancient costumes
 
Engage in fun decoding activities
Engage in fun decoding activities

Night tour of Hoa Lo Prison

  • Address: 1 Hoa Lo Street, Tran Hung Dao, Hoan Kiem
  • Opening hours: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday
  • Entrance tickets: Starting from 12.38$
  • Google Map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/S1nzU2kvzi7CvCAp7

 

Hoa Lo prison
Night tour featuring 3 diverse themes to capture the interest of audiences

The Sacred Night 1, themed "Glorious Vietnamese Spirit", transported us back in time to express our profound gratitude to the martyred heroes who sacrificed their lives for the independence and freedom of our homeland.

Sacred Night 1
Sacred Night 1: Glorious Vietnamese Spirit
 
Old bomb shells are reused as warning bells during the war
Old bomb shells are reused as warning bells during the war

Sacred Night 2: Live Like Flowers pays tribute to the beauty of Vietnamese women, these heroic mothers of Vietnam during the period of resistance.

Sacred Night 2: Live Like Flowers
Sacred Night 2: Live Like Flowers
 
Women ready to take up arms for the homeland
Women ready to take up arms for the homeland

The Youthful Fire is the third chapter of the Sacred Night's timeline, reliving the life of imprisoned soldiers back then.

Youthful Fire
Sacred Night 3: Youthful Fire

The dark and stuffy space, lit by the flickering glow of candles and accompanied by deafening music, allows visitors to immerse themselves in the prison atmosphere. Inevitably, they cannot hold back their tears in front of the indomitable courage of revolutionary soldiers in this earthly purgatory.

Legend of Youth at the Vietnamese Women's Museum

This show tells the story of the heroic squad of 10 young female volunteers from Nga Ba Dong Loc who courageously sacrificed themselves during the war against the United States to save the country. They have become immortal flowers, conveying a message about Vietnamese women.

Happy moments together of Vietnamese female soldiers
Happy moments together of Vietnamese female soldiers
 
The daily life of Vietnamese female soldiers
The daily life of Vietnamese female soldiers
 
The terror felt upon witnessing a comrade sacrificed
The terror felt upon witnessing a comrade sacrificed
 
 Intense emotions - Reading the wills of teammates after the reunification of the country.
Intense emotions - Reading the wills of teammates after the reunification of the country.

Night visit to Chu Tam Chu Tai at the Museum of Vietnamese Literature

You will be able to see with your own eyes the evolution of the writing systems of Vietnam's ethnic groups. From Han characters, ancient Nom script engraved on wooden boards or cast in copper, to 200-year-old leaf books of the Thais, Chams or Khmers; Cham script on fabric; Nom script of the Tày and Yao peoples.

The outdoor exhibition space of the museum
The outdoor exhibition space of the museum
 
You will also find items related to the literary life of prominent authors in Vietnamese literature
You will also find items related to the literary life of prominent authors in Vietnamese literature

Cultural show "The Quintessence of Tonkin"

  • Address: Da Phuc village, Sai Son commune, Quoc Oai district
  • Opening hours: 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM every Saturday and Sunday
  • Entry tickets: Starting from 
  • Google Map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/SZnesroeBZPndGe4A

Be enveloped in an immersive show fusing live acts, traditional music, aquatic theatre and illuminations, together with tales from everyday life. The production whisks you away to the Vietnam of days gone by, letting you soak up the hallowed ambience and cultural quintessence manifested through technology.

Journey to Vietnam of days gone by
Journey to Vietnam of days gone by
 
Cultural values of the ancient northern region
Cultural values of the ancient northern region
 
Ritual dance: Spirituality through the lotus flowers
Ritual dance: Spirituality through the lotus flowers
 
 Traditional Vietnamese musical instruments: flute, pipa, erhu, and lute
Traditional Vietnamese musical instruments: flute, pipa, erhu, and lute
 
Unique folk dances in the show
Unique folk dances in the show

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