Quang Ba Flower Market Visiting Quang Ba nocturnal flower market located on Au Co Road, not far from Ho Tay (West Lake) in Hanoi, one will be fascinated by various kinds of colourful flowers with their fragrance spreading far and wide in the air. No one knows exactly when the market was established in
West Lake (Hồ Ty in Vietnamese) is the largest lake in the northwest center of Hanoi with a perimeter of 17 km (about 10.6 miles). It is deemed to be an oxbow lake, created from a curved part of the Red River after it had changed its course many centuries ago. West Lake has an area of over 800 hectares.
Truc Bach lake is separated from West lake by Thanh Nien street the street that was built in 1957 1958 under the command of Ho Chi Minh president. Initially, the street was called Co Ngu and was a narrow dike separating West lake. Truc Bach lake was formed in the 17th century when the inhabitants of
Quan Thanh Temple was built during the reign of King Ly Thai To (1010 - 1028). The temple honours Saint Tran Vu, a legendary figure who helped King An Duong Vuong chase away ghosts during the construction of Co Loa Citadel. The central feature of the temple is a giant, black, bronze statue of Tran Vu
Tran Quoc Pagoda Built in 544-588 AD, Tran Quoc is one of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam. The pagoda's unique design features a visitor hall, two corridors and a bell tower. Inside the Pagoda are various statues, the most notable of which is the guilded wooden statue of Shakyamuri Buddha. The oldest stele
Kim Lien Pagoda was originally built on Nghi Tam peninsula, on the bank of West Lake. Today it is located in Quang An village, Tay Ho district, Hanoi. The pagoda was part of the former Tu Hoa Palace of the Ly dynasty. Princess Tu Hoa, daughter of Ly Than Tong King who reigned between 1128 and 1138, sent