The lotus on Sword Lake is necessary space for bustling Hanoi.
Flowers among the green leaves create a beautiful picture.
Early morning and late afternoon are ideal moments to enjoy the pure perfume of the lotus.
Lotus has its own perfume that cannot be mixed with any others.



Many people come to buy lotus in Sword Lake.

 

Lotus is also used to be embalmed with tea.
It takes thousands of lotus flowers to embalm a kilogram of tea.

 

Lotus helps urban people find balanced moments in life.
For many people, vehicles full of lotus have become a part of Hanoi cultural life.
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