Places to visit in Ba Dinh district Travel to Hanoi with a travel agency

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Ba Dinh district is an ideal location for those who want to learn more about Vietnam War history and local culture while in Hanoi. Below are some must-see attractions in Ba Dinh!

Thang Long Imperial Citadel


Thang Long Imperial Citadel, also known as Hanoi Citadel, is a mysterious historical site in the history of Vietnam. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010, demonstrating its historical and cultural importance. In 2004, countless artifacts and antiquities dating from the 6th to the 20th centuries were unearthed, including grounds of ancient palaces, ponds and wells. In addition to these finds, archaeologists have also discovered bronze coins, pottery and pottery from China and many places in Asia.

This ancient site was the political center of the country for 13 consecutive centuries and was in captivity for 8 centuries. Located in Ba Dinh district, Thang Long Imperial Citadel is close to many other tourist attractions.

  • Opening hours: every day except Monday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Address: 19C Hoang Dieu, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi

Hanoi flagpole

This is one of the few historic structures in the city that has existed for a long time since the French colonial period in Vietnam. With a height of 40 meters, the tower was built during the Nguyen Dynasty in 1812, on a three-story pedestal.

The flagpole is currently the most intact monument in the Thang Long Imperial Citadel complex. Located in the Ba Dinh district, visitors who climb to the top of the Flag Tower can see stunning views of Ba Dinh Square and Hanoi city centre.

  • Opening hours: every day except Monday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Address: 9 Hoang Dieu, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi

Uncle Ho Mausoleum

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Uncle Ho’s Mausoleum in Ba Dinh Square is one of the most attractive attractions in the capital. This is the final resting place of President Ho Chi Minh, the outstanding and talented leader of the Vietnamese people. President Ho Chi Minh is loved by the people and they affectionately call him Uncle Ho.

For tourists, visiting the mausoleum can be an extraordinary experience, as it is more than just a tourist attraction; It is part of a heroic historical story.

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  • Opening hours: Tuesday – Thursday from 7:30 am to 10:30 am, Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 am to 11:00 am
  • Address: 2 Hung Vuong, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi

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In the large garden behind the Presidential Palace, there is a small path covered with gravel and surrounded by mangoes, leading to a small and simple house. President Ho Chi Minh spent the last years of his life there. The stilt house is not only a historical monument, but also an architectural and cultural heritage of the country.

The house is also the place that hosts numerous political delegations, leaders from many countries in the world and millions of people throughout the country, foreigners or foreign tourists visiting Hanoi.

The house is located in the middle of a natural space, shady trees, fruits growing throughout the garden, green grass and flowers are truly wonderful.

  • Opening hours: every day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Address: 2 Hung Vuong, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi (near Ba Dinh Square)

Quan Thanh Temple

Located at the intersection of Quan Thanh and Thanh Nien streets, Quan Thanh Temple is one of the four most important sacred temples built in four directions to protect the capital from bad influences.

Quan Thanh Temple is a Taoist temple where you can see local believers praying for a happy life and health at any time of the year. Built in the 11th century during the Ly Dynasty, Quan Thanh Temple has a main treasure: a giant black bronze statue of the Taoist god Tran Vu. Quan Thanh Temple is next to West Lake and less than a 10-minute walk from Ba Dinh Square.

  • Opening hours: every day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Address: Thanh Nien, Quan Thanh, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi

Tran Quoc Pagoda


Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam, famous as a sacred Buddhist temple and attracting many domestic and foreign Buddhist followers, visitors and tourists. The pagoda was also the Buddhist center of the capital of Thang Long during the Ly and Tran dynasties.

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The special thing about Tran Quoc Pagoda is the six-tiered lotus stupa with 11 floors and 15 m high. Each floor of the tower has 6 arched doors, in each of which a precious stone statue of Amitabha Buddha is placed. At the top of the tower there is also a 9-story lotus tower also made of precious stones.

  • Opening hours: every day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Address: Thanh Nien, Quan Thanh, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi

Thu Le Park

This is the only park that has a zoo, the park currently focuses on many types of rare animals from reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals… with about 600 individuals of more than 100 species including: 5 species of amphibian reptiles , 40 species of saltwater fish, 35 species of mammals, 50 species of birds… If you come to Thu Le Park, you can feast your eyes freely, visit this zoo, don’t forget to give some food to feed the animals there .

  • Opening hours: every day from 8 a.m. to midnight.
  • Address: Buoi Street, Kim Ma

west lake


West Lake is an attractive entertainment destination in Hanoi with various services ranging from entertainment, shopping, dining to exciting games. With a large area, open and ideal space, this is also a place to provide tourist services such as boat rides, canoe rides, floating restaurants…

On cool nights, West Lake tends to attract a lot of people. If you come to West Lake at night, you can freely choose a corner around the lake and enjoy delicious sidewalk dishes, such as grilled rice paper, grilled meat, or fried fish balls… attractive.

In addition, West Lake also has an attractive place for young people, which is the Korean Pier with romantic and lyrical scenery. This is a beautiful road, coming here you can not only admire the scenery but also fly kites, have fun and talk. To get to the Korean Pier, you take a shortcut from East Nhat Tan Village to South Nhat Tan Village. In summer it is very cool here, the most attractive thing is the fragrant aroma of lotus flowers.

  • Address: Thanh Nien, Quan Thanh, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
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