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Hoan Kiem Lake

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Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi

Hoan Kiem Lake, also know as turtle lake is a good place to get away for noice, to enjoy peace and calm. The lake surrounds Ngoc Son Temple, a pagoda sitting in the centre on a small island. In the temple, homage is also paid to scholar Van Xuong and Confucian master Nguyen Van Sie. The lake is called turtle lake as inside lake there is altar of a preserved specimen of a giant turtle found in the lake weighing 250kg.

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Location:
Hanoi
Vietnam
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
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Time people usually spend here:
3 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
21.0287592°N, 105.8501718°E
Distance from Hanoi city center to Hoan Kiem Lake
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Content of this page was last updated at Sep 5, 2016