Hanoi, Vietnam

Places to visit
West Lake

Ho Tay, or West Lake, is the largest lake in Hanoi and is popularly known as the Lake of Mists. During medieval times, kings as well as warlords had their palaces built on its banks while in more recent times the lakeside has seen the sprouting of villas, hotels and restaurants; and is now a trendy locale which many expatriates and young Hanoians call home. The lake is also steeped in legend and is bordered by several significant pagodas.


Army Museum
Bach Ma Pagoda
Central Circus
Co Luong Temple
Den Huong Tuong
Den Ngoc Son
Dong Nhan Temple
Dong Xuan Market
Eastern Gate Pagoda
Golden Bell Theatre
Hanoi Opera House
Hanoi Presidential Palace
Ho Chi Minh Museum
Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum
Ho Chi Minh's Residence
Ho Tay Water Park & Moon Park
Hoa Lo Prison
Hoan Kiem Lake
Lenin Statue
Municipal Water Puppet Theater
Museum of Vietnamese Revolution
National Museum of Vietnamese History
Old East Gate
One-Pillar Pagoda
Quan Su Pagoda
Revolutionary Museum
St Joseph's Cathedral
Temple of Literature
Thanglong Water Puppet Theatre
Thanh Ha Communal House
Thong Nhat Park
Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts