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Five reasons to visit Hoan Kiem Lake

A long history, enchanting scenery, decadent cuisine, and diverse entertainment activities are the reasons that make the iconic Hanoi Lake a favorite destination for all visitors, both local and international.

215,000 people, multiple agencies to be moved from Hanoi’s inner area

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 seeking public opinion for zero-milestone construction

Hanoi authorities are gathering public opinion for the construction of a kilometre-zero milestone in Hoan Kiem District.

Hoan Kiem Lake “changes” its appearance

Hoan Kiem Lake in the capital city of Hanoi has given a new “cleaner and more beautiful coat” with improved sidewalks and stone pedestals and emerald green waters.

Unique wedding photos cause a stir

Taking a bed-style wedding photo in pedestrian street

Facelift for Hoan Kiem Lake nears completion

The paving of areas around Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake with a high-quality natural stone has been almost completed.

Design contest for Kilometre Zero landmark in Hanoi opens

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 plans various activities in pedestrian area around Hoan Kiem Lake

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.

Where should Hanoi locate zero milestone?

The city’s authorities will consult the public before making the final decision about the location of the zero milestone.

Hanoi walking street bustling again after weekend reopening

Many Hanoians and their children enjoy flying kites after months of staying at home to avoid Covid-19 propagation.

New embankment to protect Hoan Kiem Lake

An embankment is being constructed to prevent erosion at the Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi.

Crowded lake falls silent three days into social distancing policy

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.

Brilliant and poetic Hanoi in the leaf changing season of 'loc vung' trees

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.

Photographer shows love for Hanoi

The old roofs, street corners, vendors and remarkable architecture are the soul of Hanoi, according to photographer Nguyen Viet Thanh, who is showcasing 30 photos of the capital in an exhibition.

Hanoians applaud plan to build embankment around Hoan Kiem Lake

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.

Heritages prove to be driver of Hanoi’s tourism development

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.

Hanoi hosts Countdown 2020 in city centre

As many as 100 young artists will help ring in the new year with the musical extravaganza ‘Countdown 2020’ at Hoan Kiem Lake on December 31.

Hanoi considers releasing doves around Hoan Kiem

Authorities in Hanoi have considering releasing doves around Hoan Kiem pedestrianised area.

Hanoi strives to preserve its lakes

Each Hanoian should protect the living environment in general and the lake environment in particular with specific actions.

Man caught taking turtle from Hoan Kiem Lake

Hanoi police have caught a man and started to investigate a turtle being caught from Hoan Kiem Lake.