visit the One Pillar Pagoda, which is actually a group of structures
that collectively make up a pagoda built over the water in the middle of
a square lake.
next visit is Hoa Lo Prison, built and used by French rulers in Vietnam
for political prisoners, and then by the government of North Vietnam
for war prisoners. This building is also known by the name of “Hanoi
Hilton” and “hosted” some American prisoners such as Senator John
McCain, presidential candidate in year 2000, and Pete Peterson, United
States’ first post-war ambassador to Vietnam in 1997.
to visit the Temple of Literature - The first university of Vietnam.
Being an ancient school of Thang Long and the first university in
Vietnam, Temple of Literature is acknowledged as an ancient
historical-cultural heritage which gives tourists deeper understanding
about Hanoi's years of culture and tradition. Have lunch at local
restaurant and try Vietnamese traditional food.
all you have a chance to see the role of Vietnamese women in the war
and daily life in this special museum, this is a gender museum with
functions of research, preservation, and display of tangible and
intangible historical and cultural heritages of Vietnamese women and
Vietnam Women’s Union.