VI International Symposium on Lychee, Longan
and other Sapindaceae Fruits
7 - 11 June, 2019 / Hanoi, Vietnam
Abstract and Early Registration Deadlines now extended to 10 March 2019

Host City Hanoi

Ha Noi, capital city of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, is the country's political, cultural, scientific and technological center, and plays an important role in economy and international trade.
Ha Noi experiences typical weather of tropical monsoon type with four seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. June is the time of summer, which is characterized by hot weather and high rainfall. Hanoi’s summer is very hot with the average temperature of 32-38 degree Celsius. The relative humidity ranges from 62% (mildly humid) to 97% (very humid), making it even hotter. 
Hanoi city is known as one of the most beautiful old city with more than 1000 years history.

Statue of Ly Thai To King, who selected Ha Noi as the capital city in 1010.
Toursits are usually suggested to try a normal daily life in Hanoi.
Wandering around the Old Quarter: is the best way for tourists to learn the lifestyle of hundreds of years ago. Tourists can enjoy various mini shows and traditional folk games which taken place here on weekends. A short walk in the Old Quarter can provide you with glimpses of what local life is all about.
Discovering Hanoi’s corners: Visiting famous sites such as Temple of Literature, Ngoc Son Temple, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hoa Lo prison, Vietnam Army Museum, Museum of Ethnology… with local people. This will not only helps you to step yourself in history and legendary traditions but also to feel more about the people.
Trying local foods and drinks: Hanoi is famous for local food such as Pho, Bun cha, egg coffee… They all have a long history and secret recipe, you just can feel to the fullest when eating and drinking in Vietnam. 
Visiting the Night market: Held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Hanoi Weekend Night Market is a busy, bustling gathering of roadside stalls and local food vendors that brings huge crowds of locals and tourists. It runs through the Old Quarter district from 19:00 onwards, starting from Hang Dao Street and running north to the edge of Dong Xuan Market.
Watching Vietnamese shows: One of the most interesting thing of Vietnam is the rich culture which is displayed in traditional shows, such as water puppet …. By watching them, you can understand more about the tradition of Vietnam, contribute to keep them and you can also share them to your friends in your own countries.
Enjoying street folk music: At the weekend, some streets in Hanoi’s Old Quarter are full of the sights and sounds of folk performances, attracting large crowds of visitors. If music expresses human feeling through sounds, folk music expresses the soul, culture and intellect of a nation. These melodies are more passionate when performed in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, a city with more than a thousand years of history. A tour of Hanoi is not complete, if you miss a folk music street performance.
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See more Historic sites and attractions  and Travel Guide for tourists in Hanoi, Vietnam.