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Thap Rua Tower, Hanoi
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Standing in the middle of Sword Lake, Thap Rua Tower, or "Turtle Tower," commemorates the legend of Vietnamese warrior Le Loi. This tower was built on the Turtle Islet in 1886, but is based on an older structure, Ta Vong Temple, which was built in the 17th and 18th centuries. This attraction cannot be accessed, so you must simply admire it from afar. Go for a walk around the lake and take in views of this historic landmark, which is beautifully lit up at night. Plan your visit to Thap Rua Tower and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Hanoi holiday planner.
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  • In the middle of the Lake the night da app is visible in the distance, as if to a Lake, it's like visiting to winter cold air in. a walking around it.
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  • This tower is actually a small pagoda, and while it is not accessible to the public, it makes a great photo-op when taking photos of the beautiful lake. 
  • We saw many people taking wedding photos around the lake. This area is very popular amongst the local and tourist. Nice spot for a rest and it's fun to watch what the locals do. There was an out door ...  more »
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  • Chiều cuối thu
  • Nice place
  • With the Turtle Tower, Hoan Kiem Lake looks European to Asians, but it is such an amazing place, where it looks Asian to Europeans:) Around the lake there are multiple cafes and restaurants for people to relax in. Very beautiful location to have a rest and think about life:)
  • nice place to walk around at night
  • Ho guom