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About 8.00 am the guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby in Hanoi old quarter and start to visit Ho Chi Minh Complex. You will have a chance to learn about the Ho Chi Minh president and  his role in Vietnamese history. Visit the Temple of Literature, the first university in Vietnam. Afterwards, check out Hoa Lo Prison, infamously known as the "Hanoi Hilton," originally built in 1896 by the  French, and see how the Vietnamese rose up to fight the French and Americans. Visit the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, the biggest museum in Vietnam, where are displayed 54 ethnics group of Vietnam. The images and artifacts in the museum will show you a beautiful and varied Vietnamese culture, customs, and habits.

At around 3pm you will participate in a cooking class. You will go to a market and buy local food to make Vietnamese food for yourself under the guidance of a professional chef.
4.30 pm: End of trip
Locations visited
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Hoa Lo Prison
Temple of Literature & National University
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City tour and cooking class, the best choice for all travelers visiting Hanoi capital and would like to know about Vietnamese history and Hanoian food in one day.
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Great way to see Hanoi

An awesome way to see Hanoi and learn about the culture and history in one day. Our tour guide Timmy was awesome, very knowledgeable, patient and funny. He answered any questions we had, and even detoured to the Hotel during the tour on our request....More

1  Thank Sieni P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour really surpassed our expectations. We are a family of four (2 adults, and 19&20 yr). The tour guide Timmy was very good explained everything carefully and was good with time management, so had time to explain, ask questions as well as time on...More

Thank dapadre2018
Reviewed 11 May 2018
The best company

I travel a lot of places but when I come to hanoi there are so many choices I wonder whether I should go to Hanoi for myself or book tour and I asked the reception at the hotel then decided to book tours with this...More

1  Thank Nga V
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile
Excellent tour

A really great time on the tour and cooking class. I enjoyed the day a lot and everything ran smoothly and was well organised.

Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile
Hanoi city and cooking class with Viet unique

I booked this trip last weekend with Viet unique and fabulously the trip was amazing, no words to talk about this trip, perfect and the best experience ever, from starting until end of trip indeed excellent, unique itinerary, tour guide knowledgeable and food in countryside...More

Thank Namiko K
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