Quan Thanh Temple
Shaded by huge trees, Quan Thanh Temple was established during the Ly dynasty (1010–1225) and was dedicated to Tran Vo (God of the...
Truc Bach Lake
Separated from Tay Ho only by Ð Thanh Nien, this lake is lined with flame trees. During the 18th century the Trinh lords built a palace...
Tran Quoc Pagoda
One of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam, Tran Quoc Pagoda is on the eastern shore of Tay Ho, just off Ð Thanh Nien, which divides this lake...
It's official. The best views in town are from this 20th-floor lounge bar. Order a (pricey) cocktail or beer, grab a spot on the outside...
Mâu Dich 37
Styled after a government-run food shop from the impoverished period after 1976, Mâu Dich 37 in a unique exercise in nostalgia. Waiters...
From the boat launches along Thanh Nien you can sail out onto Truc Bach or West Lake in your own private plastic goose. It's a paddleboat, actually, so you'll have to do some work to get it moving. Locally, riding a giant goose is considered romantic, so bring along your honey-pie and paddle to bliss.