It also has entrants from as far afield as Europe, Australia and Hong Kong. Lying at the foot of Sai Son Mountain in Quoc Oai District, the surrounding scenery is reminiscent of Ninh Binh, with the same rocky and forested outcrops looming out of the misty haze. Statues of the three incarnations can be seen in the pagoda.
Reproduction colonial architecture is matched by an elegant and spacious inside area. Call or go to www.
Dzung will exhibit 39 large canvas photographs of old ao dais in Hanoi. The space could use a bit of reworking. I think cooking is a performance. But the modesty and mystery of the street makes it a favourite. Tel: reservation ramanasaigon. They then finish off the race with a 2km walk or float down the river.
Cans of Guinness still line the bar, bathed in green light.
So… as long as we can offer a truly special gastronomic experience, people will come to visit and see what we have to offer. The 5-star hotel features luxurious, comfortable guestrooms with spectacular lake view or river view ranking in 7 types from Classic Room to Imperial Suite. They shut down the streets of their Old Quarter to vehicles in the morning and evening, creating pedestrian zones that are without peer in Vietnam.
Their speciality is in providing advisory and training products to private sector enterprises and NGOs. I asked around for recommendations for somewhere interesting to spend a few hours; a quiet place a bit off the beaten track. Tight schedules with printing houses are made.
Each massive room comes with its own espresso machine, preprogrammed iPod and both indoor and outdoor showers. Rarely do the names correlate with what is actually sold there. Rooms available at park hq, the park centre, and on the road linking the two.