Coming to Hanoi in the fall, visitors cannot miss 5 free experiences only of the most beautiful season of the year in the capital below:
1. Take photos of the Long Bien bridge train line
There are simple and simple things that can be overlooked in the hustle and bustle of everyday life, such as walking and taking pictures on Long Bien Bridge is an example. The historic bridge in Hanoi connecting the two banks of the Red River was built by the French. It can be considered that this place is a witness to the history of the capital, because the bridge has gone through many changes and changes of the country from the days of colonial rule, to the unification and development of today.
Long Bien is the first steel bridge across the Red River with a length of about 2km with 19 steel beam spans with lanes for trains running in the middle and motorbikes and bicycles on both sides. With a soft winding design, this bridge was once rated as one of the most beautiful iron bridges in the world at the beginning of the 20th century. So why in Hanoi’s autumn, visitors don’t walk on the bridge. history and take beautiful pictures here.
2. Inhale the scent of milk flowers
Autumn in Hanoi has a very unique smell that cannot be confused with any other autumn, which is the smell of milk flowers. When the summer sunshine gradually recedes, giving way to the clear coolness, that’s when the clusters of ivory milky flowers begin to give off their fragrance. Nguyen Du, Le Duan or Quan Thanh streets are streets with many milk flowers in Hanoi.
It is not difficult to find a milk flower tree in the city of thousands of years old, because the scent of this flower is so specific that even the people on the street can smell the faint scent of a tree far in the middle of the street. That’s not it, people usually only love this strong and passionate scent when it’s fleeting, but alas, if walking in a street covered with milk flowers, it probably makes people with allergic rhinitis terrible. Via.
3. Witness the flag raising and lowering ceremony
Being held regularly every day, the flag raising ceremony is at 6 am in summer and 6:30 am in winter and the flag lowering ceremony always starts at 9 pm every evening; however, autumn is the best time for visitors to witness this ceremony in front of Uncle Ho’s Mausoleum. If the summer is quite hot and the winter is too cold, the autumn breezes accompanied by the scent of milk flowers here and there will be the best conditions to attend this special ceremony.
Ba Dinh Square where the ceremony takes place is a large campus in front of Uncle Ho’s Mausoleum with many large grass plots. When the music plays and the ceremonial group walks out, everyone pauses all their work and stands solemnly watching the flag slowly be raised or lowered, the feeling will be very emotional. describe.
4. See Hanoi from above
Autumn – the most beautiful season of the year is present, it would be remiss not to go up to a very tall building and enjoy the panoramic view of the beautiful city of Hanoi. Whether in the early morning or at sunset, the scenery from above also brings a very different feeling. Temporarily put aside all worries and sorrows to open your eyes to the distance and immerse yourself in the moment of intersection between day and night, between morning and night and witness the scene of the sun like a red fire slowly moving, surely. You will find your soul balanced, peaceful and full of energy.
5. Cycling around West Lake
Autumn weather is cool and crisp and the best time to be physically active, so hit the road, bring your long-suspended bike down and do a round of West Lake. West Lake is a beautiful and romantic place in Hanoi, take advantage of this opportunity to invite some old friends to join in activities to restore a forgotten relationship or simply invite your lover to ride with and care for you. conversation. Surely there will be countless stories to tell, to tell together when leisurely rolling round by car through the small road winding around the alleys around the lake.