Take a Stroll through Stately Haiphong
Less than four hours from Hanoi, Haiphong is very much old-school Vietnam and many view it as a reminder of how Hanoi used to be. It is certainly a very pleasant city to explore. Despite being the country's third largest city and a major port, Haiphong has a small-town feel and its French colonial architecture is some of the best-preserved in the country. Highlights include the city's beautiful opera house and its vibrant cafe culture.
By Duncan Forgan, AFAR Local Expert
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