Ha Noi among the World’s Popular and Best food Destinations

(TITC) - Tripadvisor’s Best of the Best 2023 named Ha Noi - the capital city of Vietnam as the World’s Popular and Best food Destinations.

Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best 2023 is the annual award by Tripadvisor. The award is meant to be given to destinations whose hotels, restaurants and things to do received a high volume of above-and-beyond reviews and opinions from our community over a 12-month period. Fewer than 1% of Tripadvisor’s 8 million listings are awarded Best of the Best, signifying the highest level of excellence in travel.

Hoan Kiem Lake (Photo: collection)

Thereby, Ha Noi ranked 3rd in 25 World’s Best Food Destinations and ranked 17th in 25 World’s Popular Destinations.

The charming Vietnamese capital has aged well, preserving the Old Quarter, monuments and colonial architecture, while making room for modern developments alongside, stated Tripadvisor.

In fact, Ha Noi embraces many cultural, historical and architectural landmarks such as Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, Hoa Lo Prison Relic, the Temple of Literature - Quoc Tu Giam, Hoan Kiem Lake, along with several parks, shady boulevards and more than 600 temples and pagodas add to the appeal of this city. Some of the French-inspired buildings worth exploring during your time in Vietnam include Long Bien Bridge, the Ha Noi Opera House, Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum and the National History Museum.

Hoa Lo Prison Relic (Photo: TITC)

Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum (Photo: TITC)

Tran Quoc Pagoda (Photo: collection)

Long Bien Bridge (Photo: collection)

One of the great ways to immerse yourself in the local culture is to walk around the streets of the Old Quarter, do a little shopping, and eat the delicious street food. The best Ha Noi street food dishes to sample include: Bánh cuốn (Steamed rice rolls), pho bo (traditional Vietnamese noodle soup with beef), bun cha (barbecued pork with rice vermicelli), banh mi (baguette), Bún Ốc (Snail rice vermicelli soup), Bún cá (Fish rice vermicelli soup), Bánh tôm (Ha Noi shrimp cakes), Bánh gối (Crispy “pillow” cake), Bánh đúc nóng (Vietnamese hot steamed rice cake), egg coffee…

Steamed rice rolls (Photo: TITC)

Bún Ốc (Snail rice vermicelli soup) (Photo: Vinpearl)

Bún cá (Fish rice vermicelli soup) (Photo: Vinpearl)

Pho bo (Photo: TITC)

Banh mi (Photo: Vinpearl)

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