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In 1010 AD Hanoi became the capital of a reestablished Vietnamese kingdomis the capital of Vietnam. From 1010 until 1802, it was the political center of an independent Vietnam with a few brief interruptions.

It was eclipsed by Hue during the Nguyen Dynasty as the capital of Vietnam, but served as the capital of French Indochina from 1887 to 1945.

From 1945 to 1976, it was the capital of North Vietnam. Nowaday Hanoi has for the most part functioned as the nation's capital.

Though smaller and less modern than Ho Chi Minh City(Saigon), Hanoi bursts with a determined energy that speaks of its historical and political significance. Hanoi's population about 3,500,000. Hanoi means

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Some pic of Hanoi:

West lake

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Hoan Kiem lake

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French architecture

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French architecture

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French architecture-The opera house

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i have a great desire to visit vietnam some day. these pictures are really nice. thanks for posting :)

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Does Hanoi have a subway or lightrail system at all? I haven't been but have heard that it's very charming and your pictures sure prove that out. Thanks for posting.

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Good, interesting photos. Thanks for posting.

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