Ha Noi ranked 4th in the top 10 Travelers’ Choice Destinations thanks to its charming Old Quarter, monuments, French-style architecture while making room for modern developments alongside.
Showcasing sweeping boulevards, tree-fringed lakes and ancient pagodas, Hanoi is Asia’s most atmospheric capital. Just don’t expect a sleepy ambience. It’s an energetic city on the move, and Hanoi’s ambitious citizens are determined to make up for lost time.
The website notes that lakes, parks, shady boulevards and more than 600 temples and pagodas add to the appeal of this city, which is easily explored by taxi.
Rounding on the list of top 10 are Morocco’s Marrakech, Cambodia’s Siem Reap, Turkey’s Istanbul, the Czech Republic’s Prague, the UK’s London, Italy’s Rome, Argentina’s Buenos Aires, France’s Paris, South Africa’s Cape Town.