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Things to do in West Lake

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Lake
“West Lake is the biggest freshwater lake of northwest center of Hanoi, Vietnam. With a shore length of 17 km and 500 hectare in area, this is the largest lake of the capital and a popular place for recreation with many surrounding gardens, hotels and villas.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Buddhist Temple
“This pagoda was originally constructed in the 6 th century during the reign of Emperor Ly Nam De, thus giving it an age of more than 1 450 years. It is regarded as one of the most ancient pagodas in Vietnam.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Contest is the main futures, It is in the middle of the city rounded by hotels and street restaurants. Nice for a walk”
  • 2 locals recommend
Hindu Temple
“Quán Thánh Temple (Vietnamese: Đền Quán Thánh), formerly known as Trấn Vũ Temple, is a Taoist temple in Hanoi, Vietnam. Dated to the 11th century, the temple was dedicated to Xuan Wu, or Trấn Vũ in Vietnamese, one of the principal deities in Taoism. As one of the Four Sacred Temples of the capital, Quan Thánh Temple is located near West Lake in a ward of the same name: Quán Thánh Ward; and is one of the leading tourist attractions in Hanoi.The temple's name means Place of the Gods. Reside within the temple is a 3.6 tonnes statude of the Deity of the North, Trấn Vũ. Considered a masterpiece of Vietnamese bronze casting and sculpture, it is the second biggest bronze statue in Vietnam”
  • 8 locals recommend
Entertainment
“A culture hub for Hanoi youth. Hanoi rock city is a strong mixture of culture including music/art performance, exhibition and a place to hang out and grab a cold beer. Located near Ho Tay (West lake), great place to meet local and ex-pat. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“Palatial temple on the shores of West Lake, dedicated to the Mother Goddess Princess Liễu Hạnh”
  • 10 locals recommend
Night Club
“Hanoi is surprisingly short on nice places to enjoy a glass of wine. 88 Lounge fills the gap nicely with an extensive wine list from old and new worlds (Australia has been conspicuously overlooked), cool design and a friendly casual feel. It’s usually mellow too. Prices are reasonable for the style.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Franchise French Bakery in Vietnam. Many high-end restaurants and hotels supply baguette from this bakery. You can enjoy bread and light meal in a shop. My favorite is Walnut pistoret; they are mostly sold out by noon.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“The restaurant is proudly to be one of the biggest buffet restaurant in Vietnam which can serve more than 1200 customers and above 200 dishes of different gastronomical styles from Vietnamese to European and Eastern Asian cuisine. Sen Tay Ho is a chain three buffet restaurants: > International Buffet Restaurant where you can try excellent foods from well-known cooking styles in the world; > Hanoi Buffet brings you to an ancient corner of Hanoi where you can see traditional food-serving stalls of Vietnam. The menu of Hanoi Buffet bases mainly on high-quality sea-foods with complicated cooking art like Baked Lobster, Tu Hai, So Diep and Tuna and Salmon Shashimi, etc.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Open mainly at night, Chợ Hoa is a wholesale flower market. Ask Lauren to take you when she replaces the lobby flowers :)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“A vibrant, stylish club with beer and cocktails as well as regular DJ shows, dancing and long opening hours.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Best burger restaurant with good view in West Lake Add: 08 Quang An str ( 08:00-12:00)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“I have to recommend this place for the pizza, it is among the best Italian restaurant I've been to”
  • 5 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“I mean, this list wouldn't be complete if we didn't have Starbucks on here. BUT we do recommend trying some of the delicious, local coffee before turning to your favorite, go-to morning drink. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Argentinian Restaurant
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“Peaceful place to visit, great view to see the West Lake, especially in the sunset (5-6pm)”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Night Club
“Hanoi is surprisingly short on nice places to enjoy a glass of wine. 88 Lounge fills the gap nicely with an extensive wine list from old and new worlds (Australia has been conspicuously overlooked), cool design and a friendly casual feel. It’s usually mellow too. Prices are reasonable for the style.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Franchise French Bakery in Vietnam. Many high-end restaurants and hotels supply baguette from this bakery. You can enjoy bread and light meal in a shop. My favorite is Walnut pistoret; they are mostly sold out by noon.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
“The restaurant is proudly to be one of the biggest buffet restaurant in Vietnam which can serve more than 1200 customers and above 200 dishes of different gastronomical styles from Vietnamese to European and Eastern Asian cuisine. Sen Tay Ho is a chain three buffet restaurants: > International Buffet Restaurant where you can try excellent foods from well-known cooking styles in the world; > Hanoi Buffet brings you to an ancient corner of Hanoi where you can see traditional food-serving stalls of Vietnam. The menu of Hanoi Buffet bases mainly on high-quality sea-foods with complicated cooking art like Baked Lobster, Tu Hai, So Diep and Tuna and Salmon Shashimi, etc.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“Best burger restaurant with good view in West Lake Add: 08 Quang An str ( 08:00-12:00)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“I have to recommend this place for the pizza, it is among the best Italian restaurant I've been to”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Just 5 mins walk, where you can enjoy shrimp pan cake - a special local cake”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Sunset Bar at InterContinental Hanoi West Lakes offers affluent travellers a superb designer spot to enjoy a cool evening cocktail far away from Hanoi’s crowds. Set between three pavilions overlooking West Lake, the bar is easily accesible via a torch-lit bridge from the five-star hotel. Guests can relax on the comfortable daybeds and couches on a chilled-out wooden deck, whilst enjoying Sunset Bar's signature cocktails and premium wines. Read More... Opening Hours: Daily 16:30 - 24:00 Address: InterContinental Hanoi West Lake, 5 Tu Hoa Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi Tel: +84 46 270 8888”
  • 4 locals recommend

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