Truc Bach Lake
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...
Hanoi Cooking Centre
Excellent interactive classes including market visits and a special Kids' Club – handy if your children are aspiring chefs. The Hanoi...
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...
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...
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...
Truc Bach Lake information
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 on the lakeside; it was later transformed into a reformatory for wayward royal concubines, who were condemned to spend their days weaving pure white silk.