Take a hour or two for a relaxing walk around the central lake. Sit and watch the world go by ! We went over the crimson bridge and visited the temple which was nice, entry 30k pp
About Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)
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This tree lined lake is the place to feel the pulse and heart of the Old Quarter/Hanoi especially on weekends when the roads circling the lake is closed to traffic. It gets very busy over the weekend, with people exercising in the morning: tai ji,...More
Took a quiet walk around the lake, it's really big .. wear comfortable shoes. Lots of local families doing the same. Food vendors all over the place. A nice break from the crazy old quarter.
Takes about 40 minutes to walk around this lake in the center of the city. Nothing spectacular but definitely interesting. A nice, calm place to be.
A walk around lake is beautiful the trees make is shady and when we were there there was a pleasant breeze, seemed so far from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi. We walked around on a Sunday morning and were inundated by young people wanting...More
If the hectic pace of Hanoi gets too much then you must visit Hoan Kiem Lake- sit amongst the locals & take in the beauty & people watch. We were staying very close to the lake so we were able to walk around it quite...More
went there on weekend night no vehicles allowed groups of young people would play musical instruments young children with wood blocks, many would stroll around the lake and enjoy the entertainment and scenery we had a relaxing dinner and drink at a lake view restaurant