HA NOI (VNS) — Ha Noi was ranked eighth among the world's top 10 travel destinations on the rise, according to the world's largest travel site TripAdvisor.
The capital city is third among up-and-coming destinations in Asia, behind Kathmandu in Nepal and Sapporo in Japan.
Among 85 destinations in Ha Noi, the Old Quarter was marked with the highest score of 4.5 out of 5 points by readers of TripAdvisor.
The website emphasized Ha Noi's mix of ancient and modern architecture and the city's many lakes, parks and more than 600 temples.
The accolade follows another ranking where Ha Noi was voted among the top 10 most attractive destinations in Asia by Smart Travel magazine in September. — VNS