Maybe nothing is more romantic than walking hand in hand with your loved one and watching street life. So if you want to enjoy every sweet moment with your lovers, why don’t you take a walk on these streets of Hanoi?
Phan Dinh Phung Street
Phan Dinh Phung Street is famous for two rows of dracontomelon trees along on a pavement. Being the most romantic road in Hanoi, Phan Dinh Phung road attracts many tourists to visit. They can not only admire the historical buildings such as Imperial Citadel Of Thang Long, the old French Villa, etc. but also are immersed in a truly green and yellow space. About 1.5 km in lengths, Phan Dinh Phung stretches from Mai Xuan Thuong Street to Hang Cot Street. This is the road which has one of the widest sidewalks in Hanoi. Dracontomelon leaf fall season brings many beautiful nostalgic feelings about the school years.
Wandering the street, you can encounter the street hawker selling seasonal flowers. The cherry blossoms signal the spring, lilies represent for the beginning of April, lotuses remind to the summer, yellow daisies when the autumn comes and chrysanthemum robins symbolize winter.
Kim Ma Street
Kim Ma Street with the length about 2570m starts from Nguyen Thai Hoc Street and runs along To Lich River. Two sides of this street are extremely ideal for wedding photography with rivers and parallel large marshes.
Recently, Kim Ma road named as one of the most beautiful roads in Hanoi attracted a lot of people coming to take pictures, especially to couples wanting romantic wedding photographs. Rows of perennial plants are arranged evenly in the roadside, in the middle of road is paved in red brick. Therefore, the image of Kim Ma Road is commented as beautiful as many love roads in Korean or Japanese film.
Hoan Kiem Lakeshore
Not a street but Hoan Kiem Lakeshore is also a nice palce to take a stroll around. Legendary Hoan Kiem Lake with the Turtle Tower and red color reflected by the lake’s water of Huc Bridge has always been an iconic iamge of Hanoi. The lakeshore is a very familiar place to anyone living in Hanoi. When someone talking about “bờ hồ” (lakeshore), you can understand it was the Hoan Kiem Lakeshore. A walk in Hoan Kiem Lake will open you to myriads of interesting sights and the locals’ way of living. It will be a precious experience if you wake up early and head to Hoan Kiem Lake, not only to enjoy fresh air but also to see Hanoian doing aerobic or taichi. The path running around the lake is also a place for citizen to gather to watch fireworks on the great festivals of the nation.
Thanh Nien Road
Thanh Nien Road has long become the meeting point of the couples to watch the sunset besides the windy lake. It is considered as one of the most beautiful and cleanest roads in the capital city with spacious roadway and rows of green trees on two sides of pavement. Seen from above, Thanh Nien Road looks like a bridge covered green trees.
If it’s nice out, consider heading up to the West Lake. Its endlessly beauty is one of Hanoi’s most iconic features. Duck paddle boat on West Lake is a favorite entertaining service for couples having a chance to try after walking and feeling the romantic atmosphere on Thanh Nien Road.
In hot summer evenings, there are many summer-houses and café on sidewalk for the ones who want to cool hot temperature. Students and the young usually gather there to enjoy fresh cool drinks and sharing their interesting stories happened in a day. In the cold winter days, the tea houses and café are even more crowded and full of people coming to enjoy cups of hot tea or espresso.
This street stretches from the West Lake villas, passing 5-star hotels to West Lake Water Park. Since this is a path to the villa, there is just a few passer-by crossing, thereby almost time here is quite peaceful and romantic. That’s the reason why Korea Road became an ideal dating venue, especially to watch the sunrise or sunset.
When mentioning about ideal venues for a date in Hanoi city, it is impossible to not refer to Korea Street surrounding West Lake. If you consider where the name of this street came from, who named it, then perhaps there will be very few people know because Hanoi citizens has keep calling it as habit for a long time. In essence, its name is just how fondly the young call relying on the scenery, houses located on Korea Street. One side is windy West Lake and the other is modern architecture houses and trees would make you easy to associate with the contexts of the Korean movies.
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