City Walk – St Joseph’s Cathedral and surrounds

This walk commences at St. Joseph’s Cathedral and travels through some of the streets of the Old Quarter, including Lý Quốc Sư, Yên Thái, Hàng Quạt, and Hàng Trống. It also includes visits to two important pagodas/temples (or Chùa/Đền) and two community houses (or Đình).

Place:              St Joseph’s Cathedral on the corner of Nhà Thờ and Nhà Chung streets

Cost:                70,000 VND

Limit:               10 people


Please leave your mobile phone number so we can contact you in case of any last minute changes.

Notes:   Dress appropriately for the weather. Please bring comfortable walking shoes, and plenty of water. There will not be many places to sit or toilets.

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Walk: Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long

Our walk starts in front of the Flag Tower with a brief introduction to the Citadel. We will then proceed into the Citadel to learn/discuss the architecture and history of this interesting place. 

Place:  Meet in front of Highlands Flag Tower, 28A Điện Biên Phủ

Cost:     70,000 VND (entrance fee not included. We each buy our own and the costr is VND 30,000)

Limit:   12 people

Registration:   Alvaro,

NotesYou will be receive a confirmation email. If you receive the message “form is closed”, it means that the walk is full.

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Walk: French Concession to Thien Quang Lake

Our walk starts in front of the Opera House.  From there, we will walk to the School of Pharmacy, designed by Hebrard and proceed along Lý Thường Kiệt until Thien Quang Lake. Learn about the height of French presence  in Hà Nội and its influence on architecture and urban design. 

Place:  Meet in front of The Opera House, 01 Tràng Tiền, Hoàn Kiếm

Cost:                70,000 VND

Limit:               15 people

Registration:   Alvaro,

Notes: please leave your mobile number so that you can be contacted. Wear comfortable shoes (almost 3km walk) and clothes. Bring water to drink.


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Walk: Vietnamese National History Museum

In this tour, we will discover how thousands–year civilizations and remarkable events have embodied Vietnamese life.

Along the way, we will see the rich collections of over 200,000 unique cultural treasures, including ancient archaeological finds of great beauty and importance, and powerfully evocative historic heritage relating to Vietnamese dynasties.

Then we will take a short break in the Museum Creative Room. You can experience some types of Vietnamese traditional Art here.

After that, we will take a look at outdoor exhibition.

Lunch and discussion afterward in the museum café. 

Time:             08:30 to 11:30 am, Saturday February 3rd 2018

Place:            Vietnam Museum of History

Cost:              100,000 VND (including ticket – 40,000 VND)

Limit:              12

To Register: Contact Chi ( Please provide your name with mobile number when registering

Notes:   Wear comfortable shoes and clothes, bring a bottle of water or drink. Please don’t bring large bags or purses.


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