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Hoa Lo Prison

Hoa Lo Prison

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Built by the French in 1896 to hold Vietnamese political prisoners and known originally as Maison Centrale, Hoa Lo Prison was taken over by the Vietnamese in 1954. During the American War (Vietnam War), it housed American POWs, who referred to it as the “Hanoi Hilton.” Today, parts of the original prison have been turned into a museum.

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Hanoi City Sightseeing and Street Food Tour

Hanoi City Sightseeing and Street Food Tour

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Kick off your Hanoi stay with a half-day motorbike tour of the city. Sit bak and relax as local drivers transport you through the main streets and back alleys of this Vietnamese destination. Cruise past iconic landmarks, sample local cuisine and choose from one of three tour options to meet your interests and needs. This is the perfect way to get acclimated to the city and begin to explore with the wind in your hair!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD51.29
From
USD51.29

Hanoi Customized Tour By Motobike - 3,5 hours

Hanoi Customized Tour By Motobike - 3,5 hours

Our tours are customized according to tourists' schedule. In some case, tourists have visited some places, we recommend other sites to help tourists discover every corner in Hanoi. When it comes to time, supposed that tourists have landed in Hanoi at 9am and they want to take Motobike tours at 10am, we are glad to provide customized tours. - Customized time - Customize places to visit - Other customize --------- ITINERARY --------- - Pick you up at your hotel/hostel on time. - Take a short conversation to discuss tour's itinerary which depends on tourists' schedule - Start exploring Hanoi on your own terms by motobike - The itinerary is customized by you. - All drinks and foods, entrance fees you have to pay by yourself --------- RECOMMENDED DESTINATION --------- Here are out-standing destinations in Hanoi that you should pay a visit to
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD22.57
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USD22.57

Ha Noi City Tour And Cooking Class

Ha Noi City Tour And Cooking Class

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Discover Ha Noi’s rich cultural heritage with this city tour and cooking class package. Spend your morning ticking off top landmarks, including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex and Vietnam Museum Of Ethnology, then immerse yourself in the city’s culinary scene with a traditional cooking class led by a professional chef. Round-trip transportation by air-conditioned bus ensures a hassle-free full-day experience.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD38.15
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USD38.15

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Hanoi Private Tour

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Hanoi Private Tour

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The narrow streets and alleyways of old Hanoi can be hard to navigate. Forget guidebooks and itinerary planning, and immerse in this ancient city’s rich culture with a dedicated private guide. Enjoy the sorts of insights only a local can provide as you explore markets, temples, alleyways, historic homes, the French Quarter, the Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Lake, and even Hoa Lo Prison.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD38.10
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USD38.10
Price varies by group size
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Highlight- Hanoi city tour and Cycle around old quarter

Highlight- Hanoi city tour and Cycle around old quarter

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Discover the best that Hanoi has to offer on this small-group city tour. Visit key landmarks such as the Ho Chi Minh Complex dedicated to the former leader, the Confucian Temple of Literature, Tran Quoc Pagoda in the middle of the lake, and the Hoa Lo Prison also known as the Hanoi Hilton. Learn about the history of Vietnam from your guide and discover Hanoi’s Old Quarter by bicycle.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD32.83
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USD32.83

Hanoi French Quarter Tour (by AZ Local NPO)

Hanoi French Quarter Tour (by AZ Local NPO)

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Choose this special walking tour and discover Hanoi like a local: with this tour run by a non-profit organisation. Support this local cause and enjoy a unique tour, with fun stories from your enthusiastic guide. Discover a town rich in history and culture: a fantastic introduction to Hanoi. Observe the Neo-Gothic style St Joseph’s Cathedral, the grand decor of the Opera House and visit the picturesque Hoan Liem Lake. Visit the historically significant Hoa Lo Prison: previously used for housing Vietnamese political campaigners.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD5.20
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Private Walking Tour of Hanoi City

Private Walking Tour of Hanoi City

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GENERAL INFORMATION: We are a nonprofit organization established in 2015. We supply top-quality student trained guides who are well trained and well understand about Hanoi, Vietnam, and related knowledge. We would love to show you things you haven't seen in books, magazines or on the internet before. To get to know more about our organization' operation, please leave your email and/or WhatsApp number(if it is possible). So, we can contact you soon.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD5.00
per group
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USD5.00
per group
Taking safety measures

Half Day Hanoi military themed tour by Jeep

Half Day Hanoi military themed tour by Jeep

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Explore Vietnam’s military history on this half-day guided excursion by Jeep. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit the “Hanoi Hilton,” a former French prison-turned-museum that housed Vietnamese revolutionaries in the Indochina War and American fighter pilots during the Vietnam War. Then head to the Vietnam Military History Museum to see war time artifacts, and stop by Huu Tiep Pond to see a shot-down Bomber 52.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD125.65
From
USD125.65

Hanoi Private City Tour - Chose Your Places To Go

Hanoi Private City Tour - Chose Your Places To Go

Experience and knowledgement tour guide, comfortable transfer, best availability of food choise option. Surely this is best available tour option for your ideals or purpose of study something unique..
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD117.95
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USD117.95
Price varies by group size

Hanoi City Tour half day by Motorbike with lunch

Hanoi City Tour half day by Motorbike with lunch

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See Hanoi like the locals do: on the back of a motorbike. You’ll get a personalized look at the Vietnamese capital and get a taste of its cuisine along the way. See pagodas, bridges, and other landmarks while a private driver takes you around Hoan Kiem Lake. Then finish your half-day excursion with a restaurant lunch and drink.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD63.00
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USD63.00

Top thing to do in Hanoi - Hanoi city tour with water puppet show

Top thing to do in Hanoi - Hanoi city tour with water puppet show

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Explore the capital city of Hanoi on this small-group guided tour. The itinerary includes top attractions such as the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Hoa Lo Prison, and the popular Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre where a pool of water serves as the stage for puppets. Plus, you’ll have the chance to bike around Hanoi’s old quarter.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD26.67
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USD26.67

Private Hanoi city tour and water puppet show

Private Hanoi city tour and water puppet show

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Enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this comprehensive tour of Hanoi. You’ll make good time hitting all the top highlights—Hoa Lo Prison, the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, the Ho Chi Minh Complex, and others—since you don’t have to wait for a large tour group. Your guide will tailor their commentary to your interests. Finish up with a water puppet show or a cycle around the Old Quarter.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD69.75
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USD69.75

Hanoi City Small Group Tour and Water Puppet Show

Hanoi City Small Group Tour and Water Puppet Show

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This city tour and cooking class is ideal for traveler who want to both see the sights of Hanoi and have a delicious foodie experience. Visit temples, museums, and other must-see attractions on a convenient introductory tour. Learn to cook Vietnamese food from a professional chef, so you can eat authentic food even after you’ve returned home. This is a fun-filled and varied day tour.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD25.65
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USD25.65

Hanoi in a day from Halong city

Hanoi in a day from Halong city

- Door to door service: We pick up right at the foot of your cruise. - Hanoi tour guides in different languages (Surcharge following the language chosen). - Bring the best of Hanoi values to customers. - Easy to customize and follow customers' desires. - Port of calls tours which are professionally operated.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD180.52
Price varies by group size
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USD180.52
Price varies by group size

Hanoi Military tour for Half day city

Hanoi Military tour for Half day city

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Half day Military tour to explore Hanoi city is idea for tourist, who's interesting in Vietnam's History and War. The tour will bring tourist an overview of Vietnam country, people, and the answer what made Vietnamese people could be successed with 2 big enemy: French and American.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD76.93
Price varies by group size
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USD76.93
Price varies by group size

Hanoi One Day Tour - What's Still Hide In Vietnam Capital City?

Hanoi One Day Tour - What's Still Hide In Vietnam Capital City?

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Venture through the capital of Vietnam with this comprehensive and informative experience.  Ask your guides about Vietnamese history and culture as you visit key historic and cultural sites like the Hồ Chí Minh Mausoleum Complex (where President Hồ Chí Minh declared the country’s independence), the One Pillar Pagoda (a historic wooden Buddhist temple), and Hoàn Kiếm Lake with lunch in the Hanoi’s Old Quarters.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD31.80
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USD31.80

Retro Hop-on-hop-off Bonbon City Tour: A Quick Hop

Retro Hop-on-hop-off Bonbon City Tour: A Quick Hop

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- Great services: Young and well English-speaking Local Ambassadors onboard who love Hanoi and want to share its culture and history; careful and friendly drivers - Reasonable & inclusive price: BonBon travel pass, brochure providing travel guide, and several F&B/services vouchers - Hop on and hop off at any of the stops at your own pace in accordance with the bus schedule to see the city's popular landmarks and attractions - Enjoy Hanoi sightseeing in modern air-conditioned bus no matter how extreme the weather is - Take Instagrammable photos with our little yellow retro buses - Audio available in 6 languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD5.00
From
USD5.00

Half-Day Morning Tour of the Highlights in Hanoi with Lunch

Half-Day Morning Tour of the Highlights in Hanoi with Lunch

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Follow in the footsteps of one of Vietnam’s most famous men as you explore the streets of Hanoi on this small-group adventure tour. Pay a visit to the Temple of Literature and the notorious Hanoi Hilton prison. Follow your expert guide on a walking tour of the Old-Quarter and enjoy the expertise and knowledge that comes from being led by a local.
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  • 4 hours to 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD39.00
From
USD39.00
Taking safety measures

Hanoi City Full Day Tour - Multi Options

Hanoi City Full Day Tour - Multi Options

Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter..Doing this tour you will have chance to learn mostly those information.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD46.16
Price varies by group size
From
USD46.16
Price varies by group size

Private Guided Tour of Hanoi

Private Guided Tour of Hanoi

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GENERAL INFORMATION: We are a nonprofit organization established in 2015. We supply top-quality student trained guides who are well trained and well understand about Hanoi, Vietnam, and related knowledge. We would love to show you things you haven't seen in books, magazines or on the internet before. To get to know more about our organization' operation, please leave your email and/or WhatsApp number(if it is possible). So, we can contact you soon.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD5.13
per group
From
USD5.13
per group
Taking safety measures

Hanoi French Quarter Local Guide

Hanoi French Quarter Local Guide

During this 4-hour walking tour, travelers will be able to explore the spectacular cultural and historical beauty of celebrated landscapes such as St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Hanoi Opera House, Hoa Lo Prison, Hoan Kiem Lake, so on. + You only pay for the rest (over 4 usd): about 1 - 2 usd / person (for you and guide) -------- NO TIP FOR GUIDE -------- - We are totally free tour guides. So we do not receive tips because we want to keep purity of guides. - If you are satisfied with the tour. It is amazing to leave a 5-star review in Tripadvisor, because your review is an emotional gift for your tour guide and help them to keep their motivations. -------------- Remember, we are just local guides. We know Hanoi, and would love to show you with the best as we can. Dont expect a lot, but for sure, it will be one of the most memorable you would do in Hanoi.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD5.20
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USD5.20

Hanoi French Quarter Walking Tour: The Present and the Past

Hanoi French Quarter Walking Tour: The Present and the Past

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During this 3-hour walking tour, travelers will be able to explore the spectacular cultural and historical beauty of celebrated landscapes such as St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Hanoi Opera House, Hoa Lo Prison, Hoan Kiem Lake, so on. This tour will definitely bring you an amazing experience through the intriguing stories told by our guide, who are super enthusiastic, informative and good at English as well. If you are really into French architecture, or just merely want to see a different vision of this bustling capital, a tour around Hanoi French Quarter is a perfect pick. Let’s take a tour and enjoy the wonderful adventure!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD16.00
From
USD16.00

Retro Hop-on-hop-off Bonbon City Tour: Classic Package

Retro Hop-on-hop-off Bonbon City Tour: Classic Package

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- Great services: Young and well English-speaking Local Ambassadors onboard who love Hanoi and want to share its culture and history; careful and friendly drivers - Reasonable & inclusive price: BonBon travel pass, brochure providing travel guide, and several F&B/services vouchers - Hop on and hop off at any of the stops at your own pace in accordance with the bus schedule to see the city's popular landmarks and attractions - Enjoy Hanoi sightseeing in modern air-conditioned bus no matter how extreme the weather is - Take Instagrammable photos with our little yellow retro buses - Audio available in 6 languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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USD16.00
From
USD16.00

Hanoi Walking War Sites Tour

Hanoi Walking War Sites Tour

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Vietnam is famously known as the nation with a lengthy history of resistance wars against oversea invaders. If you are a history lover, Hanoi War Sites Tour should be on your must-see checklist. This scenic tour will provide you an insight right into the period of the Vietnamese Battles and its consequences. Our visiting sites will certainly be the Hoa Lo Prison and Vietnam Military History Museum. Let's dive in! Can't wait to see you.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD15.00
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USD15.00

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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Hoa Lo Prison can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 74 Hoa Lo Prison tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Hoa Lo Prison costs USD 5.00. Guided Hoa Lo Prison tours start around USD 5.00 per person. See all 74 Hoa Lo Prison tickets and tours on Viator.