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#West Lake Travel Recommendations for 2023 (Updated in Nov)
Kim Lien Pagoda
Kim Lien Pagoda is located at Nghi Tam, Quang An, Tay Ho, is just outside the main gate of Intercontinental Hanoi West Lake. It is open daily from 0800-1700.
With a history of more than 500 years, and is ranked in the list of 10 most unique ancient relics in Vietnam. The temple was built on the foundation of the Ly Dynasty Tu Hoa Palace in an area used as a royal silk farm. The current temple was reconstructed in 1771-1792.
Stepping through the Tam Quan Gate, you will have to pass through a beautiful courtyard before going deep inside. Kim Lien Pagoda still retains a large number of precious statues, with common features that they all have the famous craving style of 18th and 19th centuries.
West Lake (Ho Tay)
West Lake is a well-known landscape feature of Hanoi — the capital of #vietnam .
It's the biggest lake in this city with many tourist attractions around it.
Take a nice walk enjoying the sunset. Watch the locals fishing in this lake and selling many different snacks.
The hotels and restaurants in this area also deserve your attention. There are various cuisines represented there.
Hanoi in the spring
The blue skies, as well as the mild temperature, are perfect for exploring Hanoi’s many attractions by foot too. Visit Hoan Kiem Lake or the One Pillar Pagoda, besides whetting the appetite on some of the most sumptuous foods of Hanoi.
A cup of hot coffee with noodles is just the right thing for a chilly evening. You can look forward to the Annual Flower Festival that takes place in the last week of December. The Tet Festival may fall at the end of January, depending on the dates of the lunar calendar.
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Winter in Hanoi Vietnam
Winter in Hanoi Vietnam always evokes very unique emotions in everyone, with features that are hard to find elsewhere, from cold weather to attractive specialties. This is also an occasion for many impressive sights and events that you should not miss, imbued with the most traditional and soulful beauty of this ancient capital. It can be said that winter is one of the most beautiful times for you to visit Hanoi.
Lovely walk by the west lake ♥
Getting There - five minutes walking from the Quan Thanh Temple
Attractions - walking around the lake is such a beautiful experience, delicious restaurants, cafes, a small park in where locals do sports and play chess
Food & Restaurants - seafood restaurants are nearby, but my favorite is:
Bún Thái Hải sản
131 P. Trúc Bạch, Trúc Bạch, Ba Đình, Hà Nội, Vietnam
And the Highlands Cafe by the lake, is just lovely 😍
Shopping - some shops around, but not a lot of shopping areas
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The sunset at the Hanoi West Lake
When you are in Hanoi don’t miss out to check out the amazing west lake with it’s beautiful reflection of the sunlight just before the sun goes down. The view is magnificent. It is a great idea to walk around the lake. The lake is strategically located in the center of the capital city. There are many shops and bars around where you can grab a tea coffe or cocktail #tripblazers
Best Bun Cha in the world
Bún chả is a Vietnamese dish of grilled pork and noodle, which is thought to have originated from Hanoi, Vietnam. Bún chả is served with grilled fatty pork over a plate of white rice noodle and herbs with a side dish of dipping sauce.
This is the area where most expats live and hangout so there is a lot to do as far as restaurants and stores and hotels. Nice area to walk around and get a feel for lifestyle.
West Lake , like never before…
West Lake in Hanoi, also known as Tay Ho, is a vast expanse of tranquility amidst the city's dynamic rhythm. This freshwater lake, the largest in Hanoi, offers a serene escape from the urban hustle, presenting visitors with a panoramic view of the horizon peppered with ancient pagodas and modern skyscrapers. As you journey around its perimeter, the interplay of tradition and modernity becomes evident. Temples like Tran Quoc, one of Vietnam's oldest, stand proudly, echoing tales of yesteryears, while chic cafes and bistros along the lakeside cater to the contemporary tastes of both locals and tourists. A morning walk by the lake is a sensory delight with the scent of blooming lotuses, the sound of gentle waves, and the sight of locals engrossed in their Tai Chi routines. As evening descends, the area transforms into a social hub, with families and friends gathering to enjoy the cooling breeze, savor street food, or simply revel in the lake's calming presence. Whether you're seeking spiritual solace at one of its many temples, a leisurely boat ride, or just a moment of reflection, West Lake offers a refreshing juxtaposition of Hanoi's rich history and its evolving contemporary scene.
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view at West Lake
Great big bus tour of Hanoi so much fun and a great want to see lots of the city!
Since the beginning of the Li and Chen dynasties, many temples and palaces have been built around the West Lake. There are still Zhenguo Temple, Zhenwu Temple and Jinlian Temple on the lakeside. Next to the West Lake, there are 13 large villas, Shengli Hotel and other modern large-scale hotels. It is a good place for tourists to enjoy the summer, stay and enjoy the beauty of the West Lake.
There are many kinds of legends about the West Lake. One of them is like this: In ancient times, there were two fairies in the sky, and they were afraid to violate the rules of the heavens. They did not dare to stay in the world for a long time. When they returned to heaven, they each threw from the clouds. The next mirror is reserved for the two mirrors in Hangzhou, China and Hanoi, Vietnam. They become two beautiful "West Lakes".
There is a beautiful West Lake in Hanoi, which is the largest lake in the area. It has been a famous place in Hanoi since ancient times and is one of the most romantic places in the local scenery.
The best way to tour the West Lake is to rent a motorcycle in the old city of Hanoi, ride the lake around you, stop and go all the way, more comfortable, and more deeply feel the charm of the West Lake. View.
Many ancient temples on the West Lake, many of them have superb artistic value. The most famous of them is Zhenguo Temple. Starting from here, traveling along the West Lake, all the way is accompanied by beautiful scenery, is a very romantic thing. The yachts on the lake, the green willows on the lake, the blooming flowers on the road, and the bustling parade on the lake have added more popularity to the West.
On the east side of the West Lake, there is a large square with walks along the lake. Here, I will unconsciously fill my footsteps and carefully examine the beauty of the West Lake. A better way to experience it is to find a shade, stop by to enjoy the lake view, or pick one of the many nearby cafes, have a taste of authentic Vietnamese coffee, chat with the owner of the store, this slow life Is the rhythm that is often here.
Around the West Lake, there are a lot of exquisite lakeside restaurants, many of which are built on independent ships, which is very emotional. Xiqiao Dragon Boat Restaurant is located on a dragon boat in the West Lake, with beautiful views of the West Lake and the entire street in the center of Hanoi. Especially at sunset, while dining, overlooking the panoramic view of the West Lake, accompanied by a beautiful sunset, romantic and reluctant to leave
Although there is no sun in Hanoi on the first day of 2017 today. But with a good mood, sitting on the side of the West Lake in Hanoi, drinking coffee and beer, is also a good enjoyment.
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