Thien Sinh Valley, Y Ty, Bat Xat, Lao CaiParadissa Travel is staffed by dedicated travelers whose life-long passion is travel and whose life-long occupation is tourism. Our team venture into every corner of Vietnam to search for and collect information which may be useful for our travellers and web visitors. The section Vietnam Tourism is for information related to specific tourist attractions throughout Vietnam. The attractions could range from a temple, a former battlefield site, an old town, a national park or nature reserve... Each attraction would be presented with in-depth information gathered by the years of travel experience and tourism researches by Paradissa's team.

The Temple of Literature - Hanoi

The Temple of Literature, which was The First University of Vietnam and which dates back to the 11th century, is the symbol of the Vietnamese learning tradition. The Temple of Literature (The Temple of Knowledge) was built in 1070 as the place for worshiping Confucius and his disciples, since that time Confucianism was the national ideology of Vietnam.

Thang Long Citadel - Hanoi

In the seventh lunar month of 1010, King Ly Cong Uan moved the capital city of Vietnam from Hoa Lu (in Ninh Binh Province now) to Dai La City which he renamed Thang Long or the City of Ascending Dragon, which is nowadays Hanoi. In the same year,  lots of work were started to build palaces and auxiliary buildings to house the royal family and the royal court.

Phu Dong Temple - Hanoi

The Phu Dong Temple is in Phu Dong Village, Gia Lam District, Hanoi, Vietnam. The Temple was first built by King Hung Vuong VI, then rebuilt in the 11th Century A.D by King Ly Thai To, after he moved the capital city from Hoa Lu - Ninh Binh to Thang Long (Hanoi now). Phu Dong Temple is dedicated to  a Vietnamese National Hero - Saint Giong (Thanh Giong), who defeated the invaders and went back to heaven after the country was liberated.

Hanoi Photos

For just so many years, the photographer team of Paradissa Travel have been wandering Hanoi: be it the Old Quarters, the sidewalk cafes, the street restaurants, the open markets... We have never thought the city has become less of a charm for us; neither do we think we have got enough of this amazing capital city of Vietnam. The below photos were taken on one of our photographic tours during the traditional lunar new year of Vietnam: Tet.

The Hoan Kiem Lake - Hanoi

Hoan Kiem Lake (Lake of the Restored Sword) located in the center of Ha Noi, south of the Old Quarters and North of the French Quarters with nice setting, with surprising Vietnamese culture and with the wish for peace of the Vietnamese.

Hang Be Market - Hanoi

The Hang Be Market is nestled smack in the heart of the Old Quarter of Hanoi, 5 minutes walk from the Hoan Kiem Lake. Hang Be Market offers all kinds of goods that might be of need by the people of the Old Quarter of Hanoi, be it uncooked meat, cooked meat, fruits, dry food, worshiping items...Hang Be Market offers an interesting approach to the life of the people in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Having a walking tour of Hang Be Market after the visit to the Hoan Kiem Lake or before the water puppet show is recommended to all travelers to the capital city.

The French Quarter of Hanoi

The French Quarter of Hanoi  was built to the south of the Old Quarter and the Hoan Kiem Lake from 1883, right after the French arrival in the city. The French Quarter of Hanoi is characterized with wide tree-lined boulevards, sidewalk cafes, fine-dining restaurants, luxurious hotels and French-styled villas.