The capital city of Vietnam, located in the northern part of the country, has over 9 million people. Hanoi has a long history, rich culture, and colonial architecture. Many popular tourist attractions in Hanoi include the Temple of Literature, Hoa Lo Prison Museum, Hoan Kiem Lake, National Museum of Vietnamese History, the Museum of Ethnology, Bach Ma Temple, and Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt House. Today, Hanoi is well-known for its best food, and so yummy. Pho (beef noodle soup), Bun Cha (grilled pork with rice noodles), Cha Ca (grilled fish with turmeric and dill), Banh Mi (Vietnamese sandwich), Bun Thang (rice noodle soup with chicken, egg, and pork), Xoi (sticky rice), Banh Cuon (steamed rice rolls), Nem Cua Be (crab spring rolls). Just wander around the area, small streets, and alleys. Travellers can stroll around the French colonial Old Quarter, walk through outdoor markets and shops, try local food from the street food vendor, or have a cup of Vietnamese coffee at a local coffee shop. It is an experience to be taken slowly and enjoyed. In the old quarter, many are tiny outfits tinker and trade in a city of a million businesses that prepare before sunrise.