Top places to take photos

Hanoi has numerous landscapes with romantic and typical beauty, so tourists should not miss catching nice photographs at one of famous Hanoi’s photogenic spots with their breathtaking natural settings.

1. Hoan Kiem Lake


Hoan Kiem Lake is regarded as one of typical symbols of Hanoi. This place is an ideal one for those want to keep tranquil, gentle beauty of Hanoi, Hoan Kiem Lake with green trees around lake reflect over the water as well as red The Huc Bridge and Turtle Tower floating in the middle of the lake is the most stunning place. When the sun goes down, sparkling lights are illuminated on the trees will sparkle just for photographers to catch such precious moment on the verge of the sky turning twilight. Bringing the beauty of natural painting, in the autumn, Hoan Kiem Lake brings a strange beauty with chilly winds, visitors will feel the smell of dry leaves mingles with water and land. This point is also the time when red Loc Vung trees drooping in the surface of lake. All makes itself being a vividly colorful background to take lifetime photographs.

 2. Hanoi West Lake


West Lake is an unnecessary attraction in this list. The best time to visit the lake is during the summer when the brilliant lotuses paint a corner of the sky with bright pink and fresh green. Following the West Lake’s lakeside road, tourists will eventually catch sights of pretty girls wearing all types of clothes from mini skirts to the traditional dress ‘ao dai”, making the lotus pond becoming consistently lively. There is also a whole service leasing equipment such as small boats, lotus bouquets and “Yem” (an unique ancient Vietnamese bodice) for photo shoots with reasonable prices. Beside taking picture here, tourists can visit a local house to watch process of making lotus fragrance tea, an elegant drink of Hanoian.

3. Imperial Citadel of Thang Long (at Hoang Dieu street)


Imperial Citadel of Thang Long is regarded as one of the most important historical vestiges in Vietnam. It was constructed and expanded during Ly, Tran, Le and Nguyen Dynasty. However, through many destructive wars, it had been damaged heavily. In 21th century, Thang Long Royal citadel was restored and in 2010 it was recognized as an UNESCO’s World Heritage site. When coming to Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, visitor will be lost in the ancient world with the majesty of North Gate and Hanoi flag tower. Visitor can take a photo Doan Mon Gate at the front and backside . The photo style here has retro-style with the familiar image of young girls in Ao Dai.

The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long locates far from Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum more than 1 km, the main gate of the historic vestige is on Hoang Dieu street.

4. Long Bien Bridge


Long Bien Bridge is famous not only for being a living historical relic but also for its great architecture designed by French architects from Daydé & Pillé. The bridge is an ideal spot for tourist to visit. Photographers come here regularly to bring history into their photographs with the typically ancient brown of the past on the rust screws from the remaining spans. On the dry season, the alluvial patch below the bridge becomes an exceptionally photogenic spot with spectacular natural scene filled with rows of green banana tress and yellow maize

5. Some streets with peaceful space



Phan Dinh Phung, Hoang Dieu, Dien Bien Phu are three streets surrounding Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. Shady long-lined trees locates at two 2 sides of these streets with peaceful and quite space which is difficult to find in Hanoi. The great time to take photo here is in the morning when the sun rises and everything is fresh in dew. If you are a romantic one, just come here in August when the leaves start to change into yellow and fall down.

If Phan Dinh Phung, Hoang Dieu, Dien Bien Phu are the most beautiful streets in Hanoi, Kim Ma is considered as the most romantic road. It has different beauty in each season. Every day the street welcomes many youth and couples to take photos

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