Hanoi is known as the "city of lakes" where its dwellers are provided with a respite from the crushing traffic and incessant bustle.
Children plays in inflated balls on Thu Le Lake
One of the historical lakes in Hanoi, Thu Le lake was originally named for its teardrop-shaped (its name literally means keeping tear)
The lake lies within Thu Le zoological park, an ideal place for a walk in summer
Located in Hoang Mai district in the south of Hanoi, Yen So lake is a tranquil place for visitors wanting to escape the city noise
Bay Mau lake is a lung of Hai Ba Trung district in the south of Hanoi. It spans over 28 hectares and lies within Thong Nhat Park (Photo: VNA)