The pandemic hit the world like a storm. It completely turned our lives around and isolated us from the outside world.
BUT, the past is in the past. It’s finally time to say goodbye to social distancing everyone, ‘cause right now, Hanoi is safer than ever!
What feels like an eternity has now ended, which begs the ultimate question: “Where do I go to have fun now?”
Answer: You can settle for the same old tourist attractions (really?) OR you can try out the most BIZZARE, INTRIGUING and CAPTIVATING hangout places in Hanoi, and truly experience what the city has got to offer.
If the latter interests you, then keep reading because you have definitely come to the right place.
DREAM GAMES – ROYAL CITY
Do you feel nostalgic when thinking about the amazing arcade video games of the 70s and the 80s? Look no further, Dream Games – Royal City is your ticket to travel back to this golden era of arcade gaming.
Dubbed the “underground arcade paradise”, Dream Games is the largest complex of its kind nationwide, offering a vast collection of arcade games, including multiple staples of the genre. In addition, by incorporating innovative technology like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) into some of its games, Dream Games – Royal City offers the surreal gaming experience unlike any others.
With 120 games from 60 different genres, Dream Games is definitely the place for you to relive your sweet childhood memory. Game on!
Address: 01 B1 R1 TTTM, 72A Nguyen Trai Str, Royal City, Thanh Xuan Dist, Hanoi
⏱ Open time: 9:30 – 22:00
Hotline: 028 3820 1760
One room. A series of puzzles. 60 minutes. A group of friends found themselves trapped inside a mysterious place. Their mission is to escape before the time runs out, or else…
Although it may sound like you are going through the description of a thriller film, this is what Escape Rooms are really offering to you.
Escape Room is a puzzle game where you and your teammates will be locked in a closed room filled with mysterious clues. The task of the team is to solve all those clues to find the exit within 60 minutes. The rooms also have all sorts of different themes: sci-fi, action, adventure horror, fantasy … you name it!
By now, if you are already hooked on the ideas of escape rooms, then Miss Terry – Escape Rooms is where you can really experience them in all their glory.
Miss Terry – Escape Rooms is the most popular Escape Room in Hanoi, and is one of three Escape Rooms in Asia to be listed in the Top 100 in the World (according to statistics from Escape The RoomZ).
The rooms here are both beautifully, as well as logically designed. Being filled with stunning decoration, complemented by absolutely satisfying puzzles, Miss Terry exceeds any possible expectation.
Besides that, the professional service provided from Miss Terry is also regarded as one of the many highlights when you come to play at this Escape Room.
COMPLEX 01 is one of Hanoi’s new establishments, which is considered by many as “THE” place to enjoy dinners, have fun, and shop freely. Although the area is not too large, it still integrates almost everything you would expect, including exhibitions, photo studios, cafes, fast food, and a shopping mall with famous local brands. There are spa, nail, and eyelash services for women and even a space for workshops or music programs that are loved by many who come here.
One point that makes COMPLEX 01 even more appealing is the beautifully designed space. All you have to do is just turn on your camera and you will have a trendy photo worthy of hundreds and thousands of likes.
The complex is also filled with greenery including trees, table plants, large pots and vines surrounding the railing as well as covering the wall, so COMPLEX 01 creates the impression of a green space: cool, clean and calm.
Say “nay” to that industrial gray, huh?
Address: 29/31 numb 167 Tay Son Str, Dong Da Dist, Hanoi
⏱ Open time: 8:00 – 23:00
Hotline: 024 7306 7889
Does it happen that you are looking for an indoor playground with many various exciting activities? Congratulations, you’re in luck: Jump Arena Hanoi is just the right place for you!
Jump Arena is the “trampoline heaven” that integrates a variety of trampolines and games such as climbing, overcoming obstacles, and other activities with extremely unique, interesting, and safe challenges.
At this trampoline play area, you are totally free to jump, dash, flip, leap…basically to do whatever you feel like doing at the time.
No complicated rules, no need for skilled techniques, just relax your body and let yourself fly through the air and land safely on the ground without fear of falling down or colliding.
NOTE: A small hint that each time you bounce in the air, try to create a different pose to feel the ultimate refreshment.
Address: 1A Tang Bat Ho, Pham Dinh Ho Ward, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi
⏱ Open time: 9:00 – 20:00
Hotline: 1900 789 906
If you can spend countless hours playing online shooter games with your friends, then have you ever wondered what it is like to actually play an online shooter game in real life? Come to Planet Laser and you can experience what seems to be just pure imagination.
The game of laser tag is fairly simple. No matter whether you play as a team or decide to become a lone wolf, your mission is straightforward: using your laser rifles, tag as many opponents as possible, before the time is up (watch out for friendly fire though).
Not much at first glance, but in reality, the game requires a certain level of agility and accuracy, as well as a strategic mind to actually dominate the battlefield of Planet Laser.
Ready to prove yourself as a top notch gunslinger?
Address: Numb 3, Me Tri Ha str, Tu Liem dist, Hanoi
⏱ Open time: Mon-Fri 16:00 – 20:00 / Sat-Sun 11:00 – 20:00
Hotline: 1900 789 906
WEST LAKE MINI GOLF
Without a doubt, Mini golf has always been one of the sweetest parts for us when growing up. Moving from holes to holes, striking every box of the scorecard…ahhh, that’s the life right? So why are you giving it up now?
Westlake Mini Golf is one the few places in Hanoi where you can go down that delightful memory lane. Perfectly designed decoration and course layouts, Westlake Mini Golf promises the miniature golf experience that you’ve wanted all these times. With 30 adult and 15 children courses, WMG is surely worthy to be your next family night out spot.
What are you waiting for, grab a few friends and family members and let’s GOLF!?
Address: 79 Vo Chi Cong str, Tay Ho dist, Hanoi
⏱ Open time: 12:00 – 22:00
Hotline: 0346 777 375
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