• Time: An hour or two to stroll around the lake, visit Ngoc Son Temple.
  • Administration Fee: Free

Hoan Kiem Lake is a relic that has seen many ups and downs in the history of Hanoi. As one of the symbols of the capital, it is an unmissable destination for visitors to the capital. In Hanoi, there are so many beautiful places worth seeing. However, the “essence” of an ancient gentle Hanoi is most clearly shown in Hoan Kiem Lake, a Hanoi symbol. Here, tourists can walk around the lake to sightsee and visit the surrounding Old Quarter. You will have the opportunity to discover the unique features of Vietnamese architecture, cuisine, lifestyle and learn about the typical culture of Hanoi.

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