Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural
While in Hanoi, treat yourself to some serious eye candy by visiting the Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural, a 4-kilometre show-stopper that has been recognized by Guinness’ as the longest ceramic mosaic mural in the world.
If you are touring the city, you’d probably never miss this attraction since it spans from Song Hong Dyke to Long Bien Bridge. The colourful mural is a real treat to see amidst the busy cars and mototaxis on the busy road. The purely-ceramic mural is a brainchild of both local and international artists who collaborated for three years to come up with a collection of mosaics that depict various periods in Vietnam’s history. Lately, Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural is considered one of the most photo-worthy sights in downtown Hanoi.
Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Moral is located in Hanoi, Vietnam. The mosaic runs from Song Hong Dyke to Long Bien Bridge.
Opening Days and Hours
Opens daily to the public, 24 hours.
Entry Fee and Bookings
No entrance fee required.
How to Get There
- Fly to Hanoi via AirAsia, Korean Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Thai Airways, and Vietnam Airlines.
- From Hanoi, board a mototaxi and ask to be dropped off the start of the mosaic.
- You can also rent a bike to drive along the mosaic’s trail.
- Solo travelers
- Families with kids
- Groups of friends
Time to Spend
You can see the entire mosaic in the span of 30 minutes.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
Best time to see the mosaic is between 10:00 and 13:00. Colours pop around this time.
Some of the best restaurants near Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural include Nhac Cafe, Doungs Restaurant and Cooking, Hong Hoai’s Restaurant, JW Cafe, Red Bean Cafe, and Chopsticks.
- Hoan Kiem Lake
- Temple of Literature
- Ho Chi Minh Museum
- Vietnam Women’s Museum
Among the sea of hotels in Hanoi town centres, some hotels to try include Thaison Palace Hotel, Hotel Lake Side, Angel Palace Hotel, Sunline Hotel, and Cocoon Inn Hanoi. Affordable accommodations can be availed from Hanoi Brother and Travel Inn and Hanoi Rocks Hostel. Rates range from USD 15 to USD 120.