Location: West Lake is in Tay Ho District, Hanoi, Vietnam.
including Thuy Hoa Palace, Ham Nguyen Sanctuary, Tu Hoa Palace, Kim Lien Pagoda,
and Ngoc Dam Palace were built on the bank of the lake.
The 17km path around the lake leads to Nghi Tam flower village, Tay Ho, Nhat Tan peach garden and Tay Ho Temple, were built in honor of Princess Lieu.
Today, many hotels of all sizes surround the lake. Visitors can go sightseeing and enjoy typical dishes, such as Ho Tay shrimp cakes, Ho Tay snail noodles, and Ho Tay fish dishes.
Source: Vietnam Administration of Tourism