Four seasons in Hoan Kiem Lake

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 Beautiful in four seasons - Hanoi city tour

Hoan Kiem Lake Beautiful in four seasons

Hoan Kiem Lake in Summer - Hanoi city tour

In the summer, Hoan Kiem Lake is decorated by red flamboyant blossoms.

Early morning summer in Hoan Kiem Lake - Hanoi city tour

In the summer this place is always cool, attracting many tourists.

Beautiful Hoan Kiem Lake in autumn - Hanoi city tour

When the autumn comes, the leaves change their color into yellow.

Hanoi's autumn color in Hoan Kiem Lake - Hanoi city tour

The yellow makes Hanoi’s autumn color, which is praised in poems and songs.

Hoan Kiem Lake for taking wedding photos - Hanoi city tour

Over the four seasons of the year, Hoan Kiem Lake is the venue of many couples. Many couples take their wedding pictures here in the spring.

Young girls in Vietnamese traditional Ao Dai in Hoan Kiem Lake - Hanoi city tour

Hanoi’s autumn is more romantic with young girls in Ao Dai.

Loc Vung Trees in Hoan Kiem Lake - Hanoi city tour

Ho Guom also attracts a lot of photographers in June, when loc vung (Barringtonia acutangula) trees blossom.

Bare trees in Hoan Kiem Lake in winter - Hanoi city tour

Bare trees make a very own beauty for Hoan Kiem Lake in the winter.

Hoan Kiem Lake in Spring - Hanoi city tour

When the cold is still there, buds appear, signaling the come of spring.

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.

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