Hanoi, the 1000-year-old capital, means the city among rivers because Hanoi is surrounded by the Red River and the Day River. It is known as the cultural and educational center of Socialist Republic of Vietnam with theaters, museums, traditional villages, historical places, and major universities. It takes about 1 hour from Noi Bai International Airport to the center of Hanoi or to the Conference location by bus or taxi:
Places to visit in Hanoi:
There are famous places in Hanoi for tourists, such as Vietnam museum of ethnology, Ho Chi Minh museum, Museum of Military history, One Pillar pagoda, Ba Dinh square and Ho Chi Minh palace, Hanoi Old Quarter, Literature Temple, Thang Long Royal Citadel (Hoàng thành Thăng Long), Water Puppet Theater, Bat Trang Ceramic village and Van Phuc Silk village. Website: english.hanoi.gov.vn
Hanoi has 4 seasons in a year: spring, summer, fall and winter (starts from November to March next year). The average temperature in winter is from 16 – 180C, however, due to the high humidity, the cold in Hanoi is quite cruel and the temperature sometimes is in the range of 10 – 120 For accuracy information of the weather in Hanoi during the conference, please visit website of National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting http://www.nchmf.gov.vn
Almost hotels in Hanoi use 220V. Connections are either a round two-pin plug or a flat two-pin plug.
Welcome to Vietnam
Information on countries requiring a visa to Vietnam as well as the contact information of the Vietnam Embassy or website https://vietnamevisa.vn/