"Colonial Hanoi" Hanoi Things to Do Tip by Willettsworld

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The French certainly left their mark on Hanoi?s streets when they ran the country. As Hanoi is the capital, it has been blessed with some beautiful French colonial architecture with the Opera House being their crowning glory. Some of the best examples can be found to the west of the Citadel near Ho Chi Minh?s Mausoleum.

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  • Written May 12, 2010
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