Thap Rua Tower, Hanoi: How To Reach, Best Time & Tips

About Thap Rua Tower

One of the most iconic places to visit in Hanoi is the Tháp RùaTower that built for commemorating Lê Lợi. Lê Lợi created an insurgent army and help Vietnam gain freedom from the Ming Chinese in 1400s.

It was built in the 19th century on a tiny island in the lake of Hồ Hoàn Kiếm. People lovingly call this island the “Turtle Islet”. Public cannot access this attraction but view it from a distance while walking around the lake.

Location: Hang Trong, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam

Timings: Sun-Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Highlights: Post sunset the area of the Turtle Tower comes alive when lights are up with the open restaurants and the rooftop bars. It is a great place for photographers and tourists.
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