Hoan Kiem Lake

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  • Address: Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Water Body, Family And Kids, Lake, Nature

Hoan Kiem Lake - Review

The Hoan Keim lake offers endless opportunities for people watching and recreation. A daily tableau for morning walkers and star-gazed couples, it’s interesting to witness the flurry of activity that this lake is privy to. A massive home base to many local eateries and hawker stalls, the lake is indispensable in Hanoi’s local scene. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Hanoi itinerary 2 days.

Hoan Kiem Lake Information

  • Next to the lake one can find a temple which is a beautiful place for visit as well.
  • The little red bridge near the lake makes for a good place for photography.

How To reach Hoan Kiem Lake by Public Transport

  • Bus Stop: Nga 3 Le Thai To-Hang Trong
  • 36 Ly Thai To

Restaurants Near Hoan Kiem Lake

  • Ibox Bar and Restaurant
  • Thuy Tha Co Ltd
  • Goi Ca Nhech Restaurant

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TripHobo Highlights for Hoan Kiem Lake

  • Hoan Kiem Lake Address: Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Hoan Kiem Lake Timing: 24-hrs
  • Hoan Kiem Lake Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Hoan Kiem Lake(preferred time): 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hoan Kiem Lake: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Hoan Kiem Lake

  • 95% of people who visit Hanoi include Hoan Kiem Lake in their plan

  • 44.44% of people start their Hoan Kiem Lake visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Hoan Kiem Lake

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

74.16% of people prefer walking in order to reach Hoan Kiem Lake

People normally club together St Joseph's Cathedral and Hang Gai Street while planning their visit to Hoan Kiem Lake.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi Reviews

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  • This is the most popular destination for tourists. However, especially tourists that don't know any Vietnamese at all, you may want to be careful when purchasing souvenirs here because many people will try to increase the price unbelievably high. The streets around the lake will be walk-only from Friday night to Sunday night, and there will be many volunteers organizing traditional games right on the road, feel free to join them and experience all the games you like. Be careful not only the prices from the shops but also of your belongings. Even Hanoian gets pickpocket easily, it's not uncommon for tourists being pickpocket when they visit the walk-only streets and the Old Quarter.

  • I usually walk about 2 or 3 rounds here in the weekend. There are so many activities. You can just walk around, having little chit chat with your friend while doing exercise, or you can just join in to play some street games they hold every weekend.

  • Nice place for shopping. There are many traditional store that selling many thing that tourist needs. And every friday , Saturday and sunday night they open the night market. The price is more cheaper than usual. They open on 19:00 until 22:00

  • Guom lake is the very heart of Hanoi city. It’s a must see place when you guys visit Hanoi. Just few minutes walking to Old quarter. They have walking street every weekend, with many activities, kids, street food stalls... Recommend walking. But if you are super lazy, they offer electric car with reasonable price. Haha

  • ***BE CAREFUL, I got pickpocketed around the lake, in the busy section, where there are sellers. I had a small bag on my shoulder and I suddenly felt it was much lighter, I turned around real quick and got SO lucky, the guy had my wallet in his hands I just took it back. It all happened so quickly. Other than that, it is a nice area, very cute place to wander around.

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