Vietnam 's artistic and intellectual capital. Explore the fascinating Old Quarter and its hundreds of specialty shops selling silk clothing, lacquerware, embroidered linens, furniture, bamboo, cooking utensils, ceremonial objects and more. Walk around Hoan Kiem Lake , visit a traditional Hanoi 's Old House. Enjoy people-watching at stylish cafes. Shop for impressive modern art in the city's myriad galleries. Also visit Hanoi 's main cultural attractions, including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, his House on Stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Fine Arts Museum and the Temple of Literature . In the afternoon visit one of Hanoi's most famous artists and his gallerry. He will have the pleasure of inviting you to his home for a cup of tea and then ride a cyclo to dinner at the old french villa converted to a gourmet restaurant. You'll get to know Vietnamse culture and food, and if you're lucky, have a sample of his art.Overnight in Hanoi.