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Thong Nhat Park, Hanoi Overview

Covering an area of 50 hectares, Lenin Park is spacious with a large lake, plenty of pathways for jogging or walking, benches to read, badminton courts and a few rides for children. The park is also called the Reunification park as it was established in 1960 with the hope of reunification at which time the country was divided.

Also known as Lenin Park, Thong Nhat Park is a huge green space with plenty of verdant trees that act as lungs in the industrial city of Hanoi. The aura of peace and tranquility that surrounds this park makes it a perfect place to spend a quiet evening with your loved ones. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the Thong Nhat Park is also ideal to indulge in sports activities and exercise or to just catch a breath of fresh air, surrounded by the picturesque beauty of the lush green trees swaying with the wind and colourful flowers blooming all around.

A number of locals can also be spotted taking a stroll, chatting with friends or having a romantic moment, with small children running freely in the park. A pristine lake, Bay Mau Lake, is also located here that enhances its beauty tenfold. Spread over an area of 7 hectares, this lake provides people with an opportunity to indulge in boating. This lovely park, with its cheerful and positive aura, is the perfect place to unwind in Hanoi, spending some moments in the lap of nature.

Thong Nhat Park History

Thong Nhat Park Hanoi Vietnam
Thong Nhat Park, or Reunification Park, was Built as a Symbol of
North Vietnam's Desire for the Country's Unity (Source)

Thong Nhat Park was designed and planned by French Urban planners during the colonial rule. However, it was built and completed by Hanoi People's Committee in 1961. This beautiful park stands as a symbol of North Vietnam's strong desire to reunite with South Vietnam and hence the name. In 1980, this park was also named Lenin Park to mark the 110th birthday of Lenin, a communist revolutionary, and show allegiance to Leninism.

How to Reach Thong Nhat Park

Train at Thong Nhat Park Hanoi Vietnam
Thong Nhat Park is Located Near the Hanoi Circus (Source)

Thong Nhat Park is situated next to Hanoi Circus and can be easily reached from Old Quarter in 15 minutes by hiring a taxi. You can also reach this park from Hoan Kiem Lake by taking a journey of 10 minutes in a taxi  The park can be accessed through three gates from Tran Quoc Toan Street, Le Duan Street and Dai Co Viet Street.

Thong Nhat Park is like a green oasis in the city of Hanoi. This park, with all its scenic beauty and abundant flora, is a perfect place to get away from the hustle bustle of the city and spend some peaceful moments with your loved ones.

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