About Thap Rua TowerThe Thap Rua Tower is also famously known as the Tortoise tower. It is a small tower in the middle of Sword Lake in the city of Hanoi. Although people can't actually go to the tower, they can have a look at it from a distance.
Location: Tháp Rùa, Hàng Tr?ng, Hoàn Ki?m, Hà N?i, Vietnam.
Highlights: Since it is located in a little island, the beauty of the tower is enhanced as it is surrounded by a nice lake. This makes a good spot for photography and tourists often visit here as it has a lot of historical context.
History: The tower exists in a place which was a former fishing site under the famous king Le Thanh Tong. It was made during the time when French had conquered the city of Hanoi and most of the people in the city fled away due to fear of death.