Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi: How To Reach, Best Time & Tips

About Hoan Kiem Lake

Smaller than the West Lake but right in the cultural and historic heart of Hanoi, lies the Hoan Kiem Lake. This lake is one of the relaxing Hanoi tourist places, and is popular for its glassy waters setting off the beautiful city lights.

It is not just the oldest place of Hanoi city but has a legendary historical context. This lake was also known as Luc Thuy which translates to Green water in English.

Location: Hanoi

Timings: Open 24 hours

Highlights: This lake looks stunning at night and during the dusk. You can spot soft shell turtles on the lake here and grab the opportunity to click stunning photographs of this major tourist spot.
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