Lotte Observation Deck (Hanoi) – Southeast Asia’s 1st Sky Walk

Lotte Observation Deck (Hanoi) – Southeast Asia’s 1st Sky Walk

January 24, 2018

hanoi-alexisjetsets-6

hanoi-alexisjetsets-7

Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, lies on the right bank of the Red River. It was the most important political centre of Vietnam from 1010 to 1802 before being overtaken by Huế, the imperial capital of Vietnam during the Nguyễn Dynasty (1802–1945). Hanoi was conquered by the French in 1873, which explains why the Old Quarter is filled with broad, perpendicular tree-lined avenues of opera, churches, public buildings, and luxury villas. For the best view of Hanoi, head to the Lotte Observation Deck.

hanoi-alexisjetsets-14

lotte-observation-deck

hanoi-alexisjetsets-21

hanoi-alexisjetsets-17

Located on the 65th floor, you will notice the dynamism of Hanoi at one glance. We were amazed by the contrast of the old and modern architecture from the 360-degree view of Hanoi at an uninterrupted vantage point. Two high speed elevators take visitors from B1 to the 65th floor in under a minute. Besides offering panoramic views of the city, the Lotte Observation Deck is divided into four sections – Attraction Zone, Welcome Zone, Experience Zone, and Romantic Zone – and these different zones feature The Skywalk, Bamboo Road, the Welcome Theatre, Photo Zone, the View Terrace, and the Sky Gallery.

We recommend visiting the Lotte Observation Deck in the late afternoon and staying past the golden hour. There is a café where you can grab an aromatic coffee, and just sit at the skywalk platform while admiring the spectacular view. However, this is not for the faint-hearted because you have to remove your shoes and walk across the glass floor to get the “first-class seats”.

There is a hotel, a variety of restaurants, and a department store below the Lotte Observation Deck. Although it is not very near Hanoi’s Old Quarter, the views from the observation deck are worth checking out.

Lotte Observation Deck
Address: Lotte Centre Hanoi, No. 54, Lieu Giai Street, Cong Vi Ward, Ba Dinh, Hanoi
Opening Hours: 8.30am to 11pm daily
Contact: 0167-985-8928
Website: https://www.lottecenter.com.vn/eng/observation/overview.asp
Entrance Fees: 230,000VND (adult) / 170,000VND (child between 3 to 12 years old)

Related posts

Conrad Centennial Singapore – An Incredible Birthday Staycation Within The Marina Bay District

Conrad Centennial Singapore is an amazing place to celebrate special occasions. Check out how I’ve celebrated my birthday with a staycation here!

Read more
Hair Plus Korean Salon – A Pampering Colour Clinic Package Experience

Hair Plus Korean Salon brings premium products, equipment and techniques from South Korea. They offer quality products and services with a Korean touch.

Read more
SHEIN – Discover Affordable and Fashionable Women’s Clothing Online [Get Your Discount Code Now!]

SHEIN offers Instagram-worthy clothes for every occasion and run frequent sales – isn’t it great to save money while shopping? Get your discount code now!

Read more

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Hi! I’m Alexis!

I’m a true-blue Singaporean who loves travel, photography, and food. I left my career in accountancy in 2014 to become a globetrotter. Since then, I’ve travelled to over 20 countries and have checked many adventures off my bucket list. I hope my readers will benefit from my first hand perspective of the trips.

Read more

Follow my adventures

Join my email list and get exclusive updates and news straight to your inbox.