Ha Noi to launch open top bus tour before Tet
Update: Dec 13, 2017
The government of Ha Noi City has announced to launch a double-decker bus tour before the 2018 Lunar New Year holiday to spur tourism development in the city.

A view of Tran Quoc Pagoda in Ha Noi. The government of Ha Noi City will launch a double-decker bus tour, taking in some popular places, including the long-established pagoda.

Ha Noi Transport and Services Corporation (Transerco) is responsible for carrying out the project and working closely with other relevant agencies to develop an appropriate and effective tourist route.

The city bus tour is scheduled to take tourists to visit some renowned tourist destinations in Ha Noi City such as Ha Noi Post Office, Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square, Ha Noi Opera House, Tran Quoc Pagoda, Thang Long Imperial Citadel, Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and Quan Thanh Temple.

Previously, Transerco also commenced the trial operation of the double-decker city tour on some main streets in the capital in June this year and has received positive responses from local residents and international visitors.

Last year, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc approved the use of double-decker open top buses for tourism purposes in seven provinces and cities – Da Nang, Ha Noi, HCMC, Lam Dong, Kien Giang, Quang Nam and Thua Thien-Hue.