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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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Our hotel was nearby so we took advantage of the beautiful lake when we wanted a simple walk and people watching. I ran around it a couple of times in the early mornings, too. It is almost exactly 1 mile around it (on the outer...More
With its pagoda out in the middle and weeping willow trees to soften the light coming through to the walk around the lake, gentile hotels and cafes complimented by an assortment of ice ream shops, snack shops, tourist goods of varying quality and the weekend...More
It's interesting to see the variety of reviews and the perspective of the reviewers. For people who are from quiet places, Hoan Kiem Lake is a busy place. For people living in places like Hanoi, this is a peaceful place to rest the mind. It's...More
We loved this area. There’s always something of interest going on, with people practising Tai Chi, different types of dance, exercising, just socialising. I could walk around this lake every day and when I return to Hanoi, I will do just that!!
I met enthusiastic tour guides at Ha Noi free tour guide club. They told me a very interesting legend about the name of the sword lake help me know more about Ha Noi.
They work for free. Amazing. You can contact with them at the...More
We stayed in a hotel within walking distance of this Lake and walked around it many times. Whilst we were there, some of the roads were closed off (Fri-Sun) and a night market was held from 7 - 11pm. The atmosphere was wonderful with musicians,...More
This lake is a biggest lake in Hanoi. This lake is located near old quater, so you could go there and shop too. In the middle of the lake there is a little temple which shows history of this lake. There also many hotels and...More
This was a short walk from my hotel, being Sunday it was very busy, but nice to see all the families, and being closed to traffic, nice to walk around. Lots of artists doing quick pictures of you, some food (something that looked like marshmallow...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.