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A rare breed of turtle enjoys this popular lake almost as much as countless locals and tourists. Hoan Kiem Lake is a dynamic daily tableau, from morning walks amid locals doing exercises on the shore, to young couples water-gazing on park benches...more
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The park where you can see locals doing their sports, playing games, talking with each other. Also place where you can meet a lot of foreigners. What I found interesting is that I saw mostly foreigners that were performing something or selling something at the...More
Definitely, it's a place to unwind . The added bonus is that it's in the Old Quarter of Hà Nội. Just watching the serene lake is a balm for tired souls. While the West Lake is much bigger, Hoan Kiem seems to be more "cozy."
We walked along the lake on the Sunday of the TET Holiday.
We ever so much enjoyed watching lots of families taking Pictures. Seeing how the children and grandchildren cared about the grandparents was quite moving. Many ladies and little girls wore colorful beautiful Dresses....More
The bridge is like rise from the lake, glowing in the dark and light up the lake. It’s very happening around the lake and you can see lots of friendly cute tiny puppies freely running around, jogger, street dancer, performers, food kiosk, etc.
Situated in the centre of Hanoi the lake is a major attraction for tourists and locals alike.
A pagoda and ornate bridge at one end and a little temple near the other. Very pretty and easy on the eye.
The area is particularly popular with...More
There is sooo much going on around this lake. We found ourselves returning to it again and again for different reasons. On a Sunday afternoon, we walked all the way around it - the roads are closed to traffic. There is traffic but in the...More
I live in Hanoi and, although of course you have to use normal common sense in protecting your valuables, this is probably one of the safest cities in Asia. And the Hoan Kiem Lake at night is beautiful. Would recommend... More
I live in Hanoi and, although of course you have to use normal common sense in protecting your valuables, this is probably one of the safest cities in Asia. And the Hoan Kiem Lake at night is beautiful. Would recommend booking a table at Cau Go restaurant on the outside terrace. Great food and an amazing view over the lake.