Hoan Kiem Lake - Hoan Kiem Lake. Hanoi, Vietnam
Lake Hanoi: Hoan Kiem Lake Hoan Kiem orThe Lake in Hanoi, Hoan Kiem Lake, whose translation to the Spanish is Lake of the restored sword, is located in the heart of Hanoi, In the commercial district of the same name.
Like any big city and especially in a capital city like Hanoi, traffic is plentiful (especially motorcycle). Visiting Hanoi Lake (Hoan Kiem), hundreds of motorcycles will incessantly around the city's central lake. To relax and meditate, the best are the pagodasVery abundant throughout Vietnam and Hanoi is no exception, with the One Pillar pagoda or pagoda of a single column.
Central Lake HanoiThe Hoan Kiem lake depth is about 1.2m, reaching 2m in places. Its overall dimensions are 640m long and 220m wide, with a perimeter of 1750m. Believe it or not, this is a natural freshwater lake. There XV century writings mentioned in Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi.
Central Lake View Hanoi (Hoan Kiem or Lake Hoan Kiem), Vietnam
Inside the lake, in the only island that has found the Turtle Tower (Thap Rua in Vietnamese), small tower -shaped building. There is also a pagoda at the edge of the Lake, to access this pagoda, you have to cross a red wooden bridge, the bridge is called Huc.
Huc Bridge over Lake Hanoi (Hoan Kiem or Lake Hoan Kiem) in Hanoi, Vietnam
Pagoda Hoan Kiem Lake (Hoan Kiem Lake), Hanoi, VietnamAccording to legend, Emperor Lê Lợi of Vietnam was near the Lake, designing a plan to overthrow the invasion of China Ming dynasty. A great tortoise (symbol of longevity in Vietnam) approached. This turtle wore a sword with magical powers in the mouth, the name of the sword is Thuận Thiên (Heaven's will in English, heavenly desire in Spanish). This weapon was able to increase the strength and dexterity of his carrier, a force equivalent to 1000 men. The emperor with the sword that gave the turtle, managed to overcome the Chinese invader (Ming dynasty).
After winning the battle, Emperor Le Loi Pagoda he built to honor the turtle. Inside the pagoda, is that mummified turtle and preserved for posterity.
Pagoda Hanoi Lake (Hoan Kiem Hanoi, Vietnam)
Hoan Kiem Lake VideosA collection of videos of Central Lake Hanoi.
As seen in the video, typically Hanoi residents come to the lake to play sports.
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