Hanoi Vs

If you travel Vietphái mạnh from North to lớn South, you will see và explore the diversity of natural landscapes, various cultures and people in every place, especially in Saigon and Hanoi. They are two typical metropolises where you would easily recognize interesting contrast in their lifestyle, activities, accent & other specialties.

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Overview of Saigon & Hanoi

Saigon

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Most of the locals still call Ho Chi Minc City by its old name “Saigon” because it is reminiscing andeasier to say. The thành phố had a history of over 300 years and used to lớn be known as “The Second Paris” in Southeast Asian during the French colonization in the 19th & the first half of 20th century. The đô thị was also a subject of many historical events and changes as well as received a lot of attention from the time of establishment, và thus Saigon has become the economy central of Vietnam giới with busy trading and services such as tourism, education, and finance.

Read more on Ho Chi Minc City Districts Overview & Ho Chi Minch City Tour Overview.

Hanoi

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Not only being known as the capital of Vietnam giới, but Hanoi is also a place containing and remaining Vietnamese traditional & cultural values of over 1,000 years. Hanoi was recognized as the capital of the country by King Ly Tnhị To và by several later empires throughout its history. The đô thị was named “Hanoi” in 1831 and became the official capital of the Sociadanh mục Republic of Vietnam giới in 1945. You can explore và learn a lot about Vietnam giới history"s different periods & dynasties when you travel to lớn Hanoi.

Read more on What khổng lồ vị in Hanoi in 3 days Travel Guide.

Differences Between Saigon & Hanoi

Weather

Saigon. There are two seasons in Saigon, the dry season (from May lớn November) & the rainy season (from November lớn March). And sometimes during the dry season, you can also get unexpected rain, so you should prepare a raincoat just in case. Moreover, the average weather in Saigon is from 30 khổng lồ 35 degrees Celsius; the sun is intense so you will need sunblock khổng lồ protect your skin.

Read more on When is the Best Time khổng lồ go lớn Ho Chi Minc City (Saigon). Hanoi. The weather in Hanoi is different from that in Saigon because there are four seasons with distinct temperature. For example, it could be really hot in summer, about 36 degree Celsius, but that could be as freezing as 15 degree Celsius when winter comes. Therefore, autumn, from August lớn October, should be the best season for the tourists to visit Hanoi because of its natural beauty & comfortable weather. Read more on When is the Best Time lớn go to lớn Hanoi. Streets

Saigon. Hustling” and “bustling” are exact words khổng lồ describe the lifestyle in Saigon. You would immediately notice that the traffic is complicated, & you may wonder how a lot of motorbikes can weave through the streets which makes it difficult for first-time visitors to cross the streets as the locals vì chưng. Hanoi. Hanoi, lượt thích Saigon, is a busy metropolitung of Vietnam; its traffic is also crowded with many means of transportation, especially motorbikes, và pedestrians.

Clothing

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In the early 1960s, the Saigonese fashion trends were inspired by Western clothing because of American cultural influence. Therefore, most of the Saigonese have sầu got used to wearing casual clothes such as shirts, pairs of jeans, skirts, và jackets. However, Ao dai was still the most favorite dress of many Vietnamese women in Saigon at that time when they went to work or shopping. However, because of the unexpected weather in Saigon, casual clothing is often a better and more convenient choice for the locals need to go lớn work or khổng lồ hang out. Therefore, today, Ao dai is only worn by women on some traditional occasions such as Tet holidays. Hanoi. There is no clear difference between the cities in the two cities, but because of the season division, you can see that Hanoi thành phố wardrobe is more diverse than that of Saigonese. The clothes range from short và light cloth for the summer, but there are also comfortable and warm clothes for winter days. Cooking
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Saigon. Some people clayên ổn that most cuisines in the Southeast of Vietphái nam are influenced by the seasoning and taste of Tnhì, Cambodian, & Laos foods; the locals often use coconut milk, juice, & sugar as sweeteners or many ingredients lượt thích tamarind, river-leaf creeper, & pinetáo khổng lồ make sour taste. For example, if you have some food paired with the fish sauce such as Banh xeo, Com tam, or Bun thit nuong, you can often taste the sweetness in the fish sauce. Also, various kinds of herbs also play an essential ingredient in most of the dishes of Saigonese. A plate full of herbs like mint, Vietnamese coriander, Vietnamese balm, & basil is a usual companion of many recipes và people in the South usually eat them raw or use them as wrapping. Hanoi. People in Hanoi also used herbs & vegetables in cooking, but each kind of herb usually goes with only one dish và cannot be used to lớn replace others. These ingredients make the food special và quality. The taste of Hanoi’s food is more light, without too much seasoning or spices, và sometimes you can find it a little sour. While people in Saigon, a “hotpot” thành phố, tkết thúc lớn combine many ingredients of different regions and cultures khổng lồ create their dishes, people in Hanoi are used to lớn traditional cooking & recipes. Street foods Saigon. Across Vietphái mạnh, there are more street food stalls and pop up restaurants than expensive sầu restaurants because they sell foods at a low price and it is more convenient lớn eat on-the-go. You will see the street food stores & stalls in Saigon vary in different sizes, from small, narrow ones in the alleys, khổng lồ big ones with small plastic/steel tables & chairs, và their cooking areas are usually indoor or at the front of the stores.

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Com tam

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Banh mi

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Bun thit nuong

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Banh cuon

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Banh xeo

Hanoi. Known as the source of Vietnamese cuisine, Hanoi would exhilarate your appetite with a lot of traditional local food. The food stalls in Hanoi are truly street foods style as their cooking areas are usually placed outdoors, letting out the attractive smell that will keep you stay. And there are many street foods that are famous in Hanoi but not in Saigon.

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Pho

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Pho xao

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Bun dau mam tom

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Bun cha

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Egg coffee

Houses, Building,and Attractions Saigon. Saigon is a young city in Vietphái nam of just over 300 years old. Therefore, most of the buildings & tourist attractions in Saigon have only been here since the 19th century. And the authorities in Saigon continue khổng lồ build more new playgrounds with modern facilities for the citizens. When visiting Saigon, besides some historical monuments, you can explore and visit some interesting destinations such as the walking streets, local markets, and shopping malls.

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The Notre Dame Cathedral

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The Central Post Office

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Independence Palace

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Ben Tkhô giòn Market

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Nguyen Hue Walking Street

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Bui Vien Walking Street

Hanoi. Hanoi is an ancient city with a longer history than Saigon, so almost all the monuments và tourist attractions in Hanoi are historical destinations that have sầu appeared around more than 700 years ago. That was when the dynasties of Kings still existed, và they established the capital lớn be the most developed city in the country.