Visiting Thu Le Park in Hanoi

Published: 06/07/2012 10:13



Situated at Ngoc Khanh street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi. It is not only an entertainment place and but also spacious green trees.

Thu Le Park is considered as a popular place for families, especially those with young children. It is situated near Daewoo Hotel, about 5km west of the Hanoi Old Quarter. The park is comprised of sections according to the animals on display. The collection is getting better and better thanks to ongoing donation and gifts from international organizations and other countries but the condition of guarding the animals could do with some improvements. In addition to the zoo section, there is also a big lake in the middle of the park where people are able to find a lot of paddling activities. Overall, a good place for tourists travelling to Vietnam with kids.

The Thu Le Park was built since 1975 and finished in 1996. It covers 29 hectares, including 6 hectares for lakes, 5 exhibition areas and 40 animal houses with 600 animals of over 100 species. Coming here, visitors have a chance to  see about 40 different kinds of animals which are named in the Red Book of Vietnam. Some of them are the gifts of foreign countries as Europe, Africa, Australia and America.  People can call the Thu Le Park with other name is  Thu Le Zoo – the house of lots of animals. Thu Le Park was located on the West of Thang Long Royal Citadel. Presently, everyday, especially at weekends and on some vacations, thousands of visitors come here to relax, to enjoy the landscape or to see the animals. Thu Le Zoo is considered as the world of animal in folk- stories for children.

Thu Le Park starts opening from 7.00 am to 5.00 pm. There are two gates in Kim Ma Streets and Buoi Road.

Source: Internet

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