Museum Tours, Hanoi. Vietnam Part 1

The Vietnam Fine Arts Museum is located in 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street of Hanoi.
It houses a lot of paintings, sculptures and Ceramics from traditional to contemporary.

The Contemporay Art building:

I enjoyed the wood block prints and scrolls as well as the lacquered etchings and paintings:

Lacqered etchings:

After visiting the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum,
Bart and I went to see the Lenin Statue at Lenin Square

Below, at the Lenin Park in Hanoi, one of the fruit vendors lent me her traditional hat and I tried to carry her pole with the fruits she is selling which was really very, very heavy. A lot of vendors carry their products this way:

Below: Bart infront of Lenin Statue:

And of course, yours truly in front of Lenin:

The Vietnamse Flag in the background:

The Military History Museum

The Military History Museum is situated in Central Hanoi near the Lenin Park. It was built in 1956 and it reflects the history of founding and defending the nation against foreign invaders of the Vietnamese people, including the Ho Chi Minh age Resistance Wars.

Statue of Ho Chi Minh: