Turtle Tower (Thap Rua) in the center of the Hoan Kiem Lake.

Turtle Tower (Thap Rua) in the center of the Hoan Kiem Lake, Hoan Kiem Lake Turtle Tower (Thap Rua) in the center of the Hoan Kiem Lake, Hoan Kiem Lake

A good way to get your bearings in Hanoi is to make a quick circuit of the lake, a pleasant walk at any time of year and stunning when the flame trees flower in June and July.

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Hoan Kiem Lake by night.

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The Huc Bridge is a beautiful construction built to connect the Ngoc Son Temple located in the heart of Hoan Kiem Lake and the lake bank.

The Huc Bridge, Hoan Kiem Lake The Huc Bridge, Hoan Kiem Lake

On an island at the northern end of Hoan Kiem Lake stands Den Ngoc Son or Jade MountainTemple, one of the most beautiful and revered religious buildings in the capital.

Ngoc Son Temple, Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi Ngoc Son Temple, Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi

Located in the centre of Hanoi, Hoan Kiem Lake (‘Lake of the Returned Sword) is regarded as the heart of the city.

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Hoan Kiem lake is one of the city’s most popular venues, generally packed with couples taking a stroll, people practicing Tai Chi, and old men playing chess.

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If Hanoi Temple of Literature is the first historical and cultural relic of Hanoi capital is Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple is the first natural sightseeing of Hanoi. Both of these sites are the most popular destinations of the ancient land Trang An.

In the past, Hoan Kiem lake has an another name is Luc Thuy Lake because it has the blue water all year, until 15th century this lake was changed to a new name is Hoan Kiem Lake “Lake of the Returned Sword”. In the warm season, sometimes the tortoise still float on the lake surface. Hoan Kiem Lake is located in the heart of Hanoi and the tower where is also located in the heart of the lake is designed by both of the Vietnamese and European architecture, all these features create Hoan Kiem Lake become as one of the most beautiful and historical site of Hanoi.

Hoan Kiem Lake has become very famous also because there are a lot of another famous sites in Hanoi to be located nearby the lake and this feature made the ancient value of Hanoi, and those famous sites such as The Huc Bridge, Ngoc Son Temple, Thap But, Le Thai To Temple, Hoa Phong Tower….Exploring the lake, the tourist have a chance to enjoy a fresh air at here because surrounding the lake is a green space with a lot of the old and big trees so that the tourist always feel cool even in the hot summer, and one thing is sure that the tourist will have the most beautiful photos once visiting Hoan Kiem Lake.

Hoan Kiem Lake is located in the real center of Hanoi city, it is the heart of the capital, this site is one of the main sights in the city tour of Hanoi, and you also should not miss to explore this destination as well as take photograph at here on your trip to Hanoi, Vietnam.

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