Sunlight becomes less blistering, a cool wind begins to blow in, and yellow leaves are scattered on the street. Autumn has come to Hanoi!


Autumn is considered the most beautiful and romantic time for travellers to visit Hanoi. This season is quite short, typically from middle of September to the end of November. With the average temperature is 25 degree, Hanoi’s autumn is charming with warm sunlight, cool breeze and dry atmosphere. If you love seeing the leaves change color, enjoying some local autumn specialties such as young green rice, living slowly for a to appreciate the beauty of your life, you definitely should come to Hanoi in autumn.


In the autumn, Hanoian’s pace life is very calm and relaxed, it doesn’t like Saigonese’s pace life – hustle and bustle. When travelers come to Hanoi in the autumns, it takes easily for them to wander around ancient streets, to let their soul fly away with the breeze and to luxuriate in the warm sunshine. All troubles seem to be disappear.


There are two famous places attract to many foreign travelers when they come to Hanoi in the autumn: the old quarter of Hanoi and the Sword Lake.

The old quarter of Hanoi is a historical site. It featured small twisty roads which surround old houses. The design of this quarter like mysterious maze game which makes visitors very excited to walk around and to find the way to exit. In the 13th century, Hanoi has 36 streets. Up to now, the number of streets in Hanoi is 50 streets. These streets’ name are also special, they are named after the special products which people living on these streets sells.


The Sword Lake – the important historical monument which is associated with an interesting legend. According to this legend, there was a turtle appeared here. This turtle could communicate with people and it said that it represented Gods, came to Vietnam to help Vietnamese deafeated forein invaders with a magical sword. Finally, when Vietnamese won, the turtle disappeared. Some people said it came back to the heaven because its mission was finished.


Nowadays, the Sword Lake is repaired and conserved carefully. It becomes the representative of Hanoi. There are many coffee shops were built here for people take a rest, enjoy coffee and feast their eyes on the gorgreous views of this lake. It is also the best destination fo whole family enjoy their weekends.

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Pure coffee from Huongmai cafe

With the technique of roasting traditional coffee handed down from generation to generation, Huong Mai cafe (15 Hang Manh/58 Ma May/49 Lo Su/56 Hang Be) surely bring to you the most unique and high-quality coffee products.