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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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Beautiful place and amazing trafic around. The first day I could not go across the roads around the lake. Someone had to help me. The second day I like going across the road. Because the rule was go straight and do not turn around your...More
You will probably go around the lake couple of times during your visit. During the day it is nice to seat on the bench and take a break. In the evening(especially on the weekends) there is a lot going on- locals dancing, playing different games,...More
Just on the edge of the old quarter, a very pleasant stroll round the lake with the contrast of the traffic going round the perimeter. Many people taking photos, many just sitting on the benches. Very relaxing and easy as a contrast to the hustle...More
This is a unique feature of Hanoi because every weekend it is blocked off for 2 or 3 blocks around the lake for pedestrian traffic only. This brings out a lot of people and vendors. It is just a nice walk around the lake in...More
This lake is the go-to place for locals and tourists for morning yoga, jog, or group tai chi. The sunrise here is spectacular and I suggest that you take a stop to savor the view. The place could be packed with exercising people, but you’ll...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.