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Lake of Sighs (Ho Than Tho)

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Address: NE of town, along Ho Xuan Huong Rd, Dalat, Vietnam
Description: Loving couples and lonely souls frequent this lake, marked by the grave of...
Loving couples and lonely souls frequent this lake, marked by the grave of the legendary young girl who chose a watery suicide over living without the love of her indifferent boyfriend.
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Walk around the lake!

If you're interested in imagining what it would be like to be on the lake, sighing, a hundred years ago, you don't have to imagine anymore! Just take a walk around this lake when... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Greg B
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Phnom Penh, Phnum Penh, Cambodia

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Phnom Penh, Phnum Penh, Cambodia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

If you're interested in imagining what it would be like to be on the lake, sighing, a hundred years ago, you don't have to imagine anymore! Just take a walk around this lake when you're looking to kill an hour. The paths are nice, the roadside activity is enjoyable to watch, and you'll encounter characters fishing and loafing about the... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The water is green, many dead fish and trash floating around. Sure was nice before all the construction going on

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

A beautiful look at nature where you could see lake, mountains, trees and birds what more to refresh you from our city lives. We just walked all over and got a lot of fresh oxygen to breath!! lol loved ma visit to this place.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

I just came here a few days ago. The lake is much smaller than others like Tuyen Lam, Xuan Huong, Suoi Vang,... There's nothing interesting here. I vas very disappointed when i got here and i'm like 'omg, is this really Lake of Sighs'.

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Saitama, Japan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I do not what happened but it is not a lake anymore. The whole main area is fulled with dirt and red soil, very dirty. The service is poor also, no direction, no staff. There are better lakes in the city like Tuyen Lam lake and Xuan Huong lake, so I recommend other places, don't waste your valued time here

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

It had nothing but mud and sands. I did not see a beautiful lake as I read in the description. Very disappointing and boring, don't ever come to this place for a visit

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Mar del Plata, Argentina
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147 attraction reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

The great thing about this place is that you almost can hear the traditional vietnamese music playing in the background, and picture the fishers throwing the nets into the lake. Beautiful sights and relaxing environment in an exotic country, what else do you need?

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Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

One afternoon we walked around the lake (6km). It is popular with walkers and joggers. There are swan paddle boats to take out on the lake if you wish. We also saw a few tired horses with buggies for tourists but we walked. A good walk if you have time.

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Nha Trang
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10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

A few pine trees on an otherwise barren slope and a tired horse to ride. It's a few kilometres out of town on the way to Nha Trang. Best keep travelling to Nha Trang.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

It's not as big as it used to be & all the romantic kitsch things have been taken away which was a bit of a shame as they were fun. Still you get to be among a few locals & away from the tourists & it's cheap entry, although it's better to take your own transport.

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Address: Address: NE of town, along Ho Xuan Huong Rd, Dalat, Vietnam
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Lam Dong Province  >  Dalat

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