Gay Hanoi

Gay Hanoi

Explore Hanoi, the fascinating and colourful capital city of Vietnam.


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While Vietnam's record on LGBTQ rights has room for progress, the capital city of Hanoi hosts a small but lively gay scene perfect for queer travelers. Nestled in Hanoi's historic Old Quarter, explorers will discover a string of hip gay cafes, bars, and clubs catering primarily to LGBTQ patrons. Tucked amongst ancient temples and markets, these venues carve out energetic hubs where Vietnam's LGBTQ community openly mingles.

Donning dazzling costumes and waving rainbow flags, Pride celebrations take over Hanoi's streets every August, spreading messages of love and tolerance. And though same-sex PDA remains relatively taboo across conservative Vietnam, many of Hanoi's nightlife establishments magically transform into gay sanctuaries once the sun sets.

From cabaret theater performances to pulsating dance clubs, LGBTQ visitors from across the globe join Hanoi's local queer community to freely express themselves amid vibrant lights and basslines. 

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