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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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The lake is in the old quarter and a must see if those of you wishing to do some sight seeing and also take some time out from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi.
The lake is a must see and in the centre is...More
Had a lovely walk around the lake early evening
There is a lot to see and we were lucky enough to be stopped by some lovely teenagers who wanted to practice their English with us this was a highlight for our teenage children who enjoyed...More
I guess they still need to collect fees to enter. but when you go in and find someone drilling or cutting tiles on a pleasant Sunday afternoon, you feel a little misunderstood. Not what I was really expecting. But when they have finished I'm sure...More
It takes about 30 minutes to walk around the lake. On all sides you have nice pubs and restaurants and massage. Enjoyable afternoon stroll or go at night and visit the pubs. Packed full of foreigners from all around the world. Fun adventure. Drinks run...More
Hoan Kiem is a nice place to walk around, with a fun little temple right in the middle which makes for a great photo. The surrounding area is good also, with many shopping streets and restaurants. We walked around the lake and it was quite...More
When you visit Hanoi you realize that around Hoan Kiem lake is where the action is. From the people doing exercise in the morning till the partying crowd in the evening. And there are many restaurants and cafes around the lake where you can sit...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.