The Lotte Center Hanoi is a relatively recent addition to the Hanoi skyline, opened in 2014.
Standing at 272 metres, it dominates the area of Ba Dinh District, about 3km to the east of Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter. Located at 54 Lieu Giai, the tower offers Southeast Asia's first-ever skywalk. Lotte Center Hanoi contains a 5 star hotel, modern offices, a premium department store, luxury serviced residences, Lotte Mart, restaurants and the superb Lotte Observation Deck. The deck is surely one of the five top things to do in Hanoi and offers 360º of unrestricted, stunning views of the capital, both during the day and at night.
Visiting the Lotte Observation Deck, the fun begins from the moment you step into the elevator, which is one of the fastest elevators in the country. Among the biggest highlights of the Lotte Observation Deck are the skywalks, two large glass “boxes” that jut out from the side of the building.
The Observation Deck attracts many visitors who come to brave the height and conquer their fears. There is a fixed camera on the ceiling of one of the skywalks, allowing visitors to capture photos of themselves looking down at the city below. They have a special offer on at the moment, whereby if you buy one photo, you get a framed copy free of charge. The Sunset Lounge here is one of the best places in Hanoi to enjoy a spectacular sunset. For a romantic experience, visitors can try the View Terrace, with lovely views of Hanoi's night sky. Hanoi at night is a breathtaking sight, and the shimmering lights and the movement of the traffic create an unforgettable moment.
Everything about the Observation Deck is state of the art, including the technology. The entire deck is fitted with interactive elements, such as a touchscreen street map where you can locate places of interest, and a fun interactive wall where your message is displayed in large changing fonts as you type on a keyboard. A photo counter allows you to view your photos as scan through a media gallery. Other memorable activities include a Bamboo Path, a tranquil walk through bamboo trees and a simulated starry sky, a preferred space for wedding photography. lotte center hanoi observation deck bamboo path
Binoculars are also provided so visitors can take a closer look and discover Hanoi.
On the Observation Deck, there is the Angel-in-us coffee bar and a Lotteria restaurant. Visitors may stay as long as they wish, and with plenty of things to do, this is a great way to spend your day.
Visitors can also enjoy a variety of entertaining events on the Observation Deck, especially on weekends and during holidays. These include wonderful activities such as dance battles, live acoustic music, magic shows and more.
Only a 15-minute taxi ride from the Hoan Kiem district, travelers will delight in stunning views and high-tech activities at the Lotte Observation Deck. To make a really good day of it, the hotel has many food outlets where visitors can eat, drink and enjoy themselves.