Now's the best time to visit Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake, and here's why

Update: 08:27 | 17/03/2018

You don’t have to wait till autumn for a spot of 'leaf-peeping' in Vietnam's capital.

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The leaves on the freshwater mangroves (loc vung in Vietnamese) are changing around the city’s beloved Hoan Kiem Lake (aka Sword Lake), and the breathtaking scenery it creates is a must-see.

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For anyone not familiar with leaf-peeping, it is simply taking a walk under a shady canopy and looking up to admire the foliage changing from fresh greens to yellows, reds and golds.

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Local photographers are out in force at this time of year to capture the vibrant changes around the lake.

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The leaves glow a burning red for just a few days before falling from the trees, making the moment even more precious.

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The perfect blend of a colorful landscape and the spring sunshine.

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Hanoi has just been named one of the best places to visit in March by Business Insider, and leaf-peeping around Hoan Kiem Lake didn't even get a mention!

Source: VnExpress 


 
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