Hanoi Lenin park is located next to the small Thien Quang lake within 2 kilometers distance from the serene Hoan Kiem Lake, is one of the good places to get relaxed far from Hanoi’s bustling motor-bike traffic, the park is also home to a circus which continues to hold traditional Soviet-style circus shows, with performances featuring acrobatics and bears riding bicycles.
Although Hanoi Lenin Park is relatively small compare to other botanical parks, its total area of 50ha providing an excellent play ground as well as a training place for physical exercises and sports of the locals. Hence, strolling around and sightseeing its landscape while breathing its fresh air should be a good idea. Encompassing the park is vast area of lush grasses, high trees and colorful flowers. Thong Nhat Park( the local name of the Lenin Park) is especially crowded during summer with people coming there to avoid the heat.
Hanoi Lenin Park is located next to Hanoi Circus, about 10 minutes motor-bike ride from the Old Quarter. It is easily accessible through its three gates on Tran Quoc Toan Street, Le Duan Street where Hanoi train station located and Dai Co Viet Street with a ticket price as low as 40 cents. Spending less than 10 minutes by taxi or motorbike from Hoan Kiem Lake and you will arrive at the park.