If you have planned to visit Hanoi for a long time but suddenly in these days it rains what will you do? If you still want to visit and do something in such a weather, there are still many things for you to do in Hanoi because Hanoi is also beautiful on the rainy days.

A café
Coffee is a favorite drink of Hanoian, therefore, in Hanoi, you can easily find a coffee shop with a beautiful atmosphere. Sitting in a chair on a high floor, listening to music and watching the rain as well as people on the road is an interesting experience for you.

Enjoy a coffee and reading your favorite book

Enjoy a coffee and reading your favorite book

Museums and architectural sites
Hanoi is famous for many museums and artworks with a combination of architectural styles. Therefore, prepare a raincoat or an umbrella to visit these place will be very interesting. There are many famous museums that you should go such as Museum of Ethnology, one of the most interesting museums in Hanoi, Woman’s Museum, Museum of History, Fine Arts Museum or Ho Chi Minh Museum and some famous sites like St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Hanoi Opera House.

Hanoi Opera House

Hanoi Opera House

Temples and pagodas
If you are interested in the spiritual and cultural life of local people, visiting pagodas is not a bad choice. Hanoi has a large system of temples and pagodas. In the place that you stayed, it is easy for you to find a pagoda or temple. However, if you want to visit the most famous sites, we recommend some destinations for you such as Temple of Literature, Ngoc Son temple, Quan Thanh temple, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda or Phu Tay Ho.

Temple of Literature

Temple of Literature

Shopping centers
Spend time going shopping in a shopping center is also a suitable choice for a rainy day if you do not want to explore tourist attractions. Vincom center Ba Trieu, Lotte Hanoi Center, Trang Tien plaza are the most famous shopping centers in Hanoi. At these places, you can have a look and choose the best thing that you want for yourself or your family and friends.

Bookshops
Not only suitable for those who love books, everyone will feel the excitement in front of new and exciting knowledge in bookshops. Go there to find a book or have a look at all the books could be an interesting experience on the rainy days. Look for Top 10 Recommended Bookshops in Hanoi in our website to see the most famous bookshops in Hanoi.

Restaurants
After taking the time to do some activities above, choose a restaurant to dine is the best choice although Hanoi is very famous for street food, however, on the rainy days, these places are not a wise selection. There is a variety of restaurants you can find in Hanoi from western style to traditional style. Search for restaurants in Hanoi in our website to get a list of restaurant and choose the best one for you.

Find a corner in a rainy day

Find a corner in a rainy day