Thong Nhat Park is one of the major parks in Hanoi, with Bay Mau Lake located in the center; Adjacent to 4 streets: Tran Nhan Tong, Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Le Duan, and Dai Co Viet.
This is the ideal choice for travelers who want to relax, have fun or participate in outdoor activities.
The history of Thong Nhat Park
After 1954, the country was still subject to the separation of North and South; The North entered the period of socialist construction, and the South still struggled to bear the pains of war.
At that time, the Southern cadres often chose a public place to gather and organize monthly activities. That place is Thong Nhat Park.
That day, Thong Nhat park was built on the voluntary labor of the people of Hanoi; Wishing that the country would reunify soon, the people of the North and South would reunite soon.
The name “Thong Nhat” has a special meaning and aspiration for the people of the North in particular and the people of Vietnam in general.
Today, Thong Nhat Park is known as the largest park in Hanoi with a lake surface area of 28 hectares. There was a time when Thong Nhat park was called Le Nin park;
But later, when Chi Lang flower garden was called Le Nin flower garden, Thong Nhat Park returned to its old name.
Where is the Thong Nhat Park?
Thong Nhat Park is located at 354A Le Duan Street, Phuong Lien Ward, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam.
How to get to Thong Nhat Park
Thong Nhat Park has 2 entrance gates, one on Le Duan street and the other on Dai Co Viet street. If you are a first-time visitor to Hanoi and want to visit the capital’s largest park, it is best to book grab or call a traditional motorbike taxi.
Currently, motorbike taxi technology is developing strongly so it is very convenient for you; No matter where you are, the driver will help you get to Thong Nhat Park the fastest and the most convenient route.
In addition, if you want to choose other means to move to Thong Nhat Park, you can choose a bus to see the city while saving travel costs.
In Thong Nhat Park, there are many bus routes passing through; such as bus routes 03, 09, 11, 30, 32, 35, 41, 44, and 51. You can choose routes 30, 11, and 09, these are faster bus routes to Thong Nhat Park; saving you a lot of travel time.
The current fare of the bus routes in Hanoi is mainly 7,000 VND / way. On average, there will be one route per 15 minutes; So if you choose to travel by bus, you will lose a lot of time!
A place to relax at the weekend of Hanoi people
The park covers an area of over 50 hectares and was established in 1997. Thong Nhat Park is a natural landscape located in the heart of Hanoi capital; Here planted many trees with a cool, fresh climate.
Quietly located in the middle of Bay Mau Lake, visitors will find many areas planting flowers and ornamental plants with rows of long benches nestled beside the flower arch. Is a place to rest, chat, or relax when visitors come here to visit.
In the park, there is also an orchid growing area with hundreds of orchids and many varieties of perennial plants.
Here Uncle Ho also planted banyan trees with dozens of large roots deep in the ground, radiating luxuriant trees on a large area; becoming the most beautiful old tree in the park.
Therefore, it is easy to attract visitors when coming here. Moreover, there are many large, small tanks with many beautiful and fancy fish.
This place is very suitable for families with young children coming here to visit and have fun, especially on weekends.
Previously, Thong Nhat Park collected entrance tickets for adults for 4000 VND / person, and for children, it was 2000 VND / time.
But later on, many people said that the park serves the purpose of collective activities and community activities, so now, Thong Nhat Park does not apply to selling entrance tickets.
You or people from Hanoi come here only to pay for parking tickets.
In addition to the entrance area of Thong Nhat Park, there is a parking area, the parking price is 5,000 VND during the day and 7,000 VND at night. If you have a car, the ticket price will be 30,000 VND / time.