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Top 3 areas with Japanese community living in Hanoi

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Do you want to find a place with many Japanese people living in Hanoi? It would be great to move to Vietnam but still live with the Japanese community that is familiar to us. This will help you quickly adjust to Hanoi life and feel like a fish out of water in a foreign country. Here are a few places in Hanoi where many Japanese people live. Take a look and choose the home that best suits your needs!

Ba Dinh District: Bustling Japanese community

The Japanese Quarter in the heart of the capital 

Ba Dinh District is the central area of Hanoi, with the concentration of agencies and departments of the State of Vietnam. The reason why many Japanese prefer to live in the Ba Dinh district is that there is a Japanese Embassy located in Lieu Giai street, Ngoc Khanh precinct. Therefore, when living and working near the Japanese Embassy, you can quickly contact your embassy to promptly support problems arising while living in Hanoi.


The Embassy of Japan is located in the Ba Dinh district.

In particular, when referring to the Japanese Quarter in the heart of the capital, one must immediately think of Kim Ma Street, Linh Lang - Dao Tan Street in Ba Dinh District. The people of Hanoi have long considered this place as a Japanese street. Along these streets are dozens of restaurants from popular to high-class with Japanese style, accompanied by large signs written in Japanese.

                                 Pure Japanese restaurant on Japan street

On Nui Truc street, there are also a lot of Japanese communities living. There is a Vietnamese - Japanese cultural exchange center, Nui Truc - Sugi Ryotaro Japanese language center, Mina Japanese language center, ... not only a place for teaching Japanese lectures in Vietnam but also as a venue for cultural exchange activities between the two countries.


                           Nui Truc Japanese Language Center - Sugi Ryotaro 

In addition, there are many conveniences as cosmetic stores, supermarkets, hospitals, schools... are opened to serve Japanese customers. It may be mentioned as:

  • Supermarkets, shopping stores: Sakuko supermarket, Miniso supermarket, Teekiu Mart supermarket, Kami Shop Japan, MUJI store,...
  • Hospitals: Japan International Eye Hospital, Vinmec Metropolis Clinic, International Medical Clinic,...
  • Schools: Hanoi International School, Singapore International Primary School - Diplomatic Corps, American International School,...

Some high-class apartments in the Ba Dinh district that the Japanese community often choose to live in such as Vinhomes Metropolis luxury apartment, Pan Pacific apartment, The Lancaster apartment, Grandeur Palace apartment, Lotte The Residence apartment Hanoi, Moon Building serviced apartment, Fukurai serviced apartment,...

            Vinhomes Metropolis on Lieu Giai Street, near the Japanese Embassy

The Lancaster apartment building is designed in harmony with nature,

bringing a sense of peace right in the heart of the capital

Grandeur Palace apartment complex integrates many surrounding facilities

such as a commercial center, amusement park, gym, spa, yoga,…

>>> See more information about apartments for rent in Ba Dinh district here.

Bustling Japanese food culture

Thanks to the presence of the Japanese embassy in the Ba Dinh district, the neighboring areas such as Kim Ma, Linh Lang, and Dao Tan streets.. form the diverse Japanese food street from the popular segment to the high-end segment. Therefore, you will not have to worry about eating unappetizing local dishes, but you can eat your familiar Japanese words every day right in Vietnam. Here are some typical Japanese restaurants that you can refer to.

  • Yakiniku Sakura BBQ: 551 Kim Ma, Ngoc Khanh precinct, Ba Dinh district.
  • Hanayuki restaurant: 15 Dao Tan, Cong Vi Precinct, Ba Dinh district.
  • Chibo Okonomiyaki: 535 Kim Ma, Ngoc Khanh precinct, Ba Dinh district.
  • Takumi Japanese Restaurant: 95 Linh Lang, Cong Vi Precinct, Ba Dinh district.

In addition, you can see more Japanese restaurants in the Ba Dinh district here.

Visit location

Ba Dinh district is also home to many historical sites of Hanoi. Therefore, while living here, you can explore many famous landmarks such as Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum,... In addition, you can also visit the other relics and cultural and spiritual areas such as One Pillar Pagoda, Voi Phuc Temple, Quan Thanh Temple,...

The symbols of Hanoi are Ba Dinh Square and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. 

  Hanoi Opera House 

These attractions create an ideal living space that attracts many Japanese to the Ba Dinh district to live.

Hai Ba Trung District - A comfortable and modern life

The most dynamic life in Hanoi capital

Hai Ba Trung District is a central district located in the southeast of Hanoi city, bordering Long Bien, Hoan Kiem, Dong Da, Thanh Xuan, and Hoang Mai districts. In terms of excitement and the hustle and bustle, it is impossible not to mention Hai Ba Trung District. The community has many busy urban areas and commercial centers such as Times City, Vincom Ba Trieu, Green Pearl metropolitan area Minh Khai,... There are also many supermarkets and Japanese shops such as Konnichiwa supermarket, Japanese domestic supermarket Hanaichi, Japanese supermarket Shiki Mart, Sakura cosmetic store,...

Business and trade activities in the district are growing and bustling. Many office buildings, apartments were built to meet the living and working needs of the people.

Hai Ba Trung District is the most dynamic district in Hanoi

One of the reasons why Hai Ba Trung District is an ideal place for the Japanese community in Hanoi is that the area has a lot of lakes and parks, the government also pays great attention to bringing nature into harmony. Into urban space, creating a green landscape.

Thong Nhat Park is known as the largest park in Hanoi, always a familiar place not only for Hanoi people but also for tourists.

The famous attractions in Hai Ba Trung District are beautiful to tourists. These can be mentioned as Thong Nhat Park with green space, which is an ideal picnic place, Times City amusement park with much enjoyable entertainment, entertainment services, Thien Quang Lake in the green, Dong Nhan Temple or Dong Nhan Temple, Quynh Loi ancient pagoda is the place to offer incense and worship Buddha of many people in Hai Ba Trung District,...

Comfortable and modern apartment for the Japanese community

The population density in Hai Ba Trung District is relatively high, mainly concentrated in high-class apartment buildings near hospitals, schools, etc... Several foreign tourists living and working in this district are also rather crowded. Which, the Japanese community accounts for the highest percentage.

Many high-class, fully-equipped serviced apartments here, chosen by many Japanese guests to live, such as apartments in Vinhome Times City, Thai Hoang Building serviced apartments, Vincom Ba Trieu, Hinode City residence,...

Vinhomes Times City Apartment - 458 Minh Khai, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi: Vinhomes Times City Apartment is a high-class apartment project located at 458 Minh Khai, inheriting the same traffic infrastructure. The geographical location is highly convenient. Vinhomes Times City project is also integrated with many utilities to bring tenants comfort and convenience, including a commercial center, amusement park, food court, aquarium, hospital, 5-star hotel, international schools, green parks, overhead gardens, etc...

 Vinhomes Times City is a high-class and modern apartment complex

   Vincom Mega Mall is located in the Vinhomes Times City project area.

  Times City Aquarium is known as a miniature ocean in the heart of the capital 

  • Hinode City Apartment - No. 201 Minh Khai, Hai Ba Trung: Hinode City Apartment is a Grade A office complex and high-class apartment project with a space imbued with Japanese identity. With a location at the southern gateway of the capital, Hinode City is not only located in an area with a dense population high level of education but also a place with highly modern and developed infrastructure. Hinode City apartments are designed in Japanese style, aiming for simplicity, optimizing area, apartments on high floors have panoramic street views. Hinode City will surely be the perfect choice for the Japanese community in Hanoi.

Hinode City Apartment has architecture in harmony with nature, bearing the breath of Japan 

                    The crystallization of outstanding standards of living


       Hinode  City promises to bring a comfortable and fulfilling life to the Japanes community in Hanoi

  • Hoang Thanh Tower luxury apartment 114 Mai Hac De, Hai Ba Trung: The apartments at Hoang Thanh Tower are designed in a modern architectural style, a bit classic and luxurious French architecture. Each apartment will have its characteristics, but they are generally full of natural light and have a panoramic view of the city. The apartment’s location is also one of the most favorable in the capital, with a series of commercial centers, banks, offices, restaurants, schools, hospitals, ... surrounded, promising to bring high levels and conveniences for foreigners living in Hanoi.

Hoang Thanh Tower luxury apartment 

Hoang Thanh Tower Apartments consists of a 19-story building with 183 luxury apartments.

>>> See more luxury apartments in Hanoi here.

Standard Japanese restaurants in Hai Ba Trung District

Many Japanese restaurants were opened in Hai Ba Trung District, serving standard Japanese dishes in a purely Japanese design space. Some famous Japanese restaurants in Hai Ba Trung district include:

  • Asahi Sushi Restaurant: No. 288 Ba Trieu, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi.
  • Isushi Restaurant: No. 158 Trieu Viet Vuong, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi.
  • Shinbashi Restaurant: No. 65 Trieu Viet Vuong, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi.
  • Sio Sushi Restaurant: 13 Le Dai Hanh, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi.
  • Japanese hot pot buffet Tokyo Yuki: L5-04 Vincom 191 Ba Trieu, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi.
  • Yancha Restaurant: 121 Trieu Viet Vuong, Bui Thi Xuan, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi.
  • Furyu Japanese Restaurant: 78 Bui Thi Xuan, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi.
  • Tokyo Deli Sushi Restaurant - Hanoi: Times City Trade Center, 458 Minh Khai, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi.

Tay Ho District: A classy place to live for the high society

The ideal living space of Hanoi's high society

Suppose you want to live in a place in harmony with nature and expand your opportunities to interact with the high society of the ex-pat community in Hanoi. In that case, the Tay Ho district is an ideal place to live. In particular, the West Lake area is the first choice of Japanese experts, senior officials of embassies, or foreigners doing business with high income.

West Lake is the living place of Hanoi's high society

Besides, the security of Tay Ho district is highly protected thanks to the concentration of many embassies of different countries. Moreover, this is an area for high society, so the security of the place is also enhanced with many cameras. As a result, Tay Ho district is rated as the place with the best security system in Hanoi.

Most Japanese communities living in the Tay Ho district often choose high-class 5-star serviced apartments such as Somerset West Lake, Somerset West Point, Elegant Suite Westlake, Pan Pacific, Fraser Suite, with many modern utilities and classy.

Somerset West Point Apartment

>>> See more information about apartments for rent in the Tay Ho district here.

A significant advantage of the Tay Ho district is the vast natural landscape with West Lake covering an area of more than 500 hectares of water surface. As a result, residents living near this area will enjoy a relaxed, fresh and windy atmosphere. Living in a natural setting in the heart of the bustling capital, residents here all form a habit of walking, fishing, and sightseeing around the lake.

Afternoon view of West Lake 

Although it is a place chosen by the high society to live, the Tay Ho district does not have amusement and entertainment areas such as golf courses or stadiums. This land fund will be built into high-rise apartment buildings or villas. This contributes to creating a quiet and peaceful living space for residents.

Advantages of traffic to industrial zones

Most of the industrial parks are located in the suburbs far from the center of Hanoi. Therefore, Japanese professionals living in central districts often travel long distances to these places to work. However, only the Tay Ho district is a crucial area with a prime location not too far from the industrial park in the suburbs.

If you are a Japanese expert working in Thang Long industrial park from Tay Ho district, you need to cross the Nhat Tan bridge and Thang Long bridge, you can quickly get to the workplace compared to other areas. In Nhat Tan Bridge is a large project with the association of Japanese and Vietnamese investors. This bridge is also considered the face of Vietnam with international friends when entering Hanoi from Noi Bai airport.

Nhat Tan bridge

Thang Long bridge

In addition, Vo Chi Cong Street is planning to become the lifeline to go from the center of Hanoi to the provinces and Noi Bai airport. In the future, Vo Chi Cong Street will become the capital's administrative, financial, and cultural center.

Convergence of multinational cuisines

Tay Ho district is the convergence of many international residents from many different countries, so the cuisine of this district is extremely diverse and rich. You can not only easily find many Japanese restaurants here, but also hundreds of other delicious dishes from Europe to Asia. Taking advantage of the terrain of West Lake, restaurants and eateries stretching on Dang Thai Mai, Xuan Dieu, To Ngoc Van,... are beautifully decorated combined with the peaceful beauty of West Lake to create a Quiet space to fully enjoy the food here.

Here are a few Japanese restaurants in Tay Ho district that you can refer to.

  • Hokkaido Ramen & Butadon Oyama: 1st floor of Syrena Shopping Center, 51 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho District.
  • The Sushi Club: 10A Quang An, Tay Ho District, Hanoi
  • Sushibar - Japanese Restaurant: B8 Floor 1 Syrena Shopping Center 51 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho District.
  • Hachi Ju Hachi Shouten: 168A Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho District.
  • Sushidokoro Yutaka: 95 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho District.

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