Located in the heart of Hanoi Capital, Hoan Kiem Lake stands as the the popular historical and legendary beauty-spot which is eternal for good as an evidence of a fairy & heroic Hanoi during the past wars, and a romantic & charming Hanoi of today. The lake helps to connect the Hanoi Old Quarter with the French-styled streets built by West neighborhood planning more than a century ago, including Bao Khanh, Nha Tho, Trang Thi, Hang Bai, Dinh Tien Hoang, Trang Tien, Hang Khay and Ba Trieu streets.
Below are featured photos taken in Hoan Kiem Lake, describing the beauty of the legendary lake in four season in a year. Green in spring, red in summer, yellow in autumn and silver in winter are the colors that make the beauty of the Sword Lake.
Hoan Kiem Lake is considered one of the first things to see in Hanoi when one arrives in this bustling capital city. Visitors are recommended to hire a tour guide or book a Hanoi day tour so that they can learn many interesting stories and legends about the lake and other attractions surrounding it. For day tour information, take a look at this Hoan Kiem Lake tour.