The capital city of Hanoi has received 2.08 million tourists, including
60,000 foreigners, during the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival,
an increase of 11 percent from the same period last year.
According to the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism,
the Thang Long Imperial Citadel, President Ho Chi Minh relic complex,
Ngoc Son Temple, the Hanoi Old Quarter and the Museum of
Ethnology were favourite destinations of tourists.
To serve the locals and tourists during the festival, Hanoi has
decorated its main streets and public places as well as organised a
series of cultural and artistic activities.
agencies have built many attractive tours that focus on exploring the
traditional culture of Hanoi during Tet. -VNA