The West Lake also has other names such as Dam Dam fox, Ho Kim Nguu, Lang Bac, Dam Dam, Doo Ho, which are the largest natural lake in Hanoi city.
The lake has an area of over 500 hectares with a circumference of 18 km. The lake is located in the northwest of Hanoi. Historical geography has proved that West Lake is a part of the old Red River during the process of stopping after the river changes its flow. Adjacent areas around West Lake will be planned to become the center of the new Hanoi Capital in the near future. Gradually replacing the position now is Hoan Kiem Lake.
A lot of people ask the question, what's under West Lake? Check out the Infographic below to learn more.