Hanoi (Vietnamese: Ha  Nái), the capital of Vietnam, and also its second largest city, is a fascinating blend of East and West, combining traditional Sino-Vietnamese motifs with French flair. It is largely unscathed from the decades of war, and is now going through a building boom, making it a rapidly developing city in Southeast Asia.Consistently ranked among the world’s top 10 destinations by TripAdvisor, the city and its surrounding region get more tourists every day.The old Hanoi is contained within four districts: Hoa n Kiám, Ba ianh, Hai Ba  Trng and iáng ia. These districts are vastly contrasted by the skyscrapers and shopping malls in the newer Western districts Cau Giay, Thanh Xuan, Ha Dong and Nam Tu Liem.Other urban districts:Invading forces from every direction agree: Hanoi makes a fine capital. It has held that title for more than a thousand years, through several invasions, occupations, restorations, and name changes. The Chinese conquered the imperial city of Thang-Long in 1408 and renamed it Táng Banh. Le Loi repelled the invaders in 1428 and ascended the throne, becoming known as La Thái Tá (éç)

Airport: HAN Noi Bai International Airport Cities in Vietnam

Country: Vietnam