A beautiful lake perfect to sit down and admire nature while watching people walk and stroll by. It's located just across the old quarter area of Hanoi.
About Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)
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Hoan Kiem Lake is a sweet heart of Hanoi Capital with mysterious history for geographic and original. It is very pleasant in the morning, you can see how do Hanoi's people live with lots of activities, enjoy fresh air and joking make you better. In...More
I wandered on a walk around this lake to find myself being stopped by younger Vietnamese individuals in search of practicing their English for either solo or club purposes! They were incredibly friendly and all wanted selfies together, simply charming if you take the time...More
We jumped at the opportunity to travel through town on our own rickshaw tour, which took us right round the lake and then into town for a water puppet show, and that's another storey. One of our travelling buddies decides to high jack his rickshaw...More
Get away from the craziness of the scooters and masses of tourists and pop down to Hoan Kiem Lake. Worth a visit to enjoy the serenity and the scenery is wonderful. The Temple on the Lake is also worth a visit.
A great place to escape the busy old quarter, especially at weekends where they close traffic off so you can stroll around. Very relaxing.