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Rivers and lakes in Hanoi seen from above

Views from above about West Lake, Linh Dam Lake, Duong River in Hanoi.

Hanoi is a land with many natural rivers and lakes. This system of rivers and lakes gives the capital many beautiful natural landscapes.

Duong River and the image of the many-year-old Duong bridge connecting Long Bien and Gia Lam districts. Duong River is 68 km long, is a tributary of the Red River connecting with Thai Binh River, passing through Bac Ninh.

Red River in the area of ​​Chuong Duong and Long Bien bridges. The Red River has a total length of 1,149 km, originating in China, flowing through Vietnam and emptying into the East Sea. The section flowing in our country is 510 km long. The main tributaries of the Red River in the territory of Vietnam can be mentioned as Da River, Lo River (with tributaries being Chay River and Gam River).

Nhat Tan Bridge crosses the Red River. This is one of the 7 arterial bridges of the capital, considered as a new symbolic work in Hanoi. Ina .

West Lake is the largest natural lake in the inner city of Hanoi with an area of ​​more than 500 hectares and a circumference of about 14.8 km.

A corner of West Lake where the streets of Trich Sai – Nguyen Dinh Thi – Van Cao intersect. Around here are low-rise residential areas that have existed for decades, with little change in landscape.

Prominent on West Lake is Tran Quoc Pagoda with a history of more than 1,500 years, built under King Ly Nam De. The architecture of the pagoda has a harmonious combination between majesty and antiquity with the elegant and quiet landscape of an immense lake. Tran Quoc Pagoda has an architecture like a blooming lotus.

Bay Mau Lake is located in Thong Nhat Park, Hai Ba Trung District. The lake has two islands: Thong Nhat Island is a flower garden with a bridge connecting to the gate on Le Duan Street. Hoa Binh Island, near the east coast, is a cool, quiet place for guests who want to rest.

Hoan Kiem Lake is located in the center of the capital, surrounded by 3 streets Hang Khay – Le Thai To – Dinh Tien Hoang. Previously, the lake also had some other names such as Luc Thuy or Thuy Quan. In the 15th century, the lake was renamed Hoan Kiem, associated with the return of the treasure sword to the golden turtle of King Le Thai To.

Linh Dam Lake with a circumference of about 1,400 m, is the largest lake in Hoang Mai district, close to Van Dien ward and Thanh Tri district. On the lake, Hanoi built an elevated Ring Road 3 crossing connecting Thanh Xuan and Cau Giay districts with the capital’s gateway.

Nhan Chinh conditioning lake was inaugurated in 2018, with an area of ​​​​8 hectares of water, creating a fresh and fresh environment for the surrounding new urban areas. Around the lake is more than 5 hectares of park including a system of flower gardens, trees, walkways, squares, fountains, entertainment areas, multi-functional underground space…
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