Many historical relics in Hanoi started to reopen on Thursday May 14, 2020 after remaining closed for more than a month to contain the coronavirus while Hanoi’s historic Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Ba Dinh Square welcomed tourists back on Tuesday May 11, 2020.

The Temple of Literature, Ngoc Son Temple, Hoa Lo Prison and other historic sites are also in the list, while still deploying safety precautions. Body temperature checks, hand sanitizers, information boards on Covid-19 prevention in Vietnamese, English and French will be displayed prominently in many places. All visitors have to wear face masks.

Some places limit the number of visitor at one time, for example, the Temperature of Literature allow no more than 30 people.

Vietnam continues to ban foreigners’ entry.