Update news Hoan Kiem Lake
According to planning for Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem, Ba Dinh, Dong Da, Hai Ba Trung districts, the total population in Hoan Kiem district’s old quarter, the area around Hoan Kiem lake and surrounding areas needs to be reduced by over 215,000 people.
Hanoi authorities are gathering public opinion for the construction of a kilometre-zero milestone in Hoan Kiem District.
A contest to design the “Kilometre Zero landmark” - a national cultural symbol and important tourist destination in the area around Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake - was jointly launched on June 3 by the Vietnam Architecture magazine.
Hanoi City’s Department of Culture and Sports has planned a wide range of cultural and arts activities to be held along the pedestrian streets in the vicinity of Hoan Kiem Lake after the area reopened for visitors.
Many Hanoians and their children enjoy flying kites after months of staying at home to avoid Covid-19 propagation.
No local residents could be spotted participating in their morning exercise around Hoan Kiem lake, also known as Sword lake, in Hanoi capital on the morning of April 4, three days after the order on social distancing came into force.
Visitors to the capital city of Hanoi in March will be surprised by the vibrant colours of the leaves of 'loc vung' (Barringtonia acutangula) trees changing to red and yellow.
Many Hanoians have applauded a proposal by the People’s Committee of Hoan Kiem District to build an embankment around Hanoi's iconic site of Hoan Kiem (Returned Sword) Lake.
In recent years, Hanoi has established itself as a magnet for visitors from both across the country and around the world, a status the city has achieved largely by bringing into play its long-standing heritages.