Lotte Center Hanoi - The City’s Finest Observation Deck

Duc - October 25, 2018

Lotte Center Hanoi | Observation Deck: Skywalk

Lotte Center Hanoi is a vast complex of large department stores, 5-star hotel, top class business offices, 65th floor observation deck and residence conveniences, etc.

Besides other culturally and historically significant destinations, visiting Lotte Center Hanoi provides tourists with insight into Vietnamese urban life. Especially, tourists can have a bird's-eye view of the city from observation deck on the 65th floor.

A. Lotte Center Hanoi: General Information

A.1. Lotte Center Hanoi Address & Map

54 Lieu Giai Street, Cong Vi Ward, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 117000

A.2. Lotte Center Hanoi Opening Hours

Every day from 09:00 am to 10:30 pm

A.3.  Skywalk Visiting Information

  • A.3.1. Skywalk Opening Time

08:30 am to 11:00 pm daily

Note: Ticketing Counter closes at 10:00 pm

  • A.3.2. Skywalk Entrance Fee
    • Adults (over 12 years old): US$10.1/ticket
    • Children (3 – 12 years old): US$7.5/ticket
    • Family package (min 2 adults & max 5 children): 50% off for kids
    • Discount 50% from 08:30 am – 10:30 am and 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • A.3.3. Skywalk Contact for Ticket Purchase

B. Local Tips

  • Visitors to Lotte Center Hanoi often spend about 1 to 1,5 hours here.
  • If you want to go shopping, you had better go in the morning to avoid a large number of customers. Besides, you can directly have lunch at the Lotte Food Hall.
  • It would be great if you choose to visit Skywalk in the late afternoon or evening.

C. Transportation

As tourists usually stay in Hanoi Old Quarter, we would love to suggest several ways to reach Lotte Center Hanoi from the Old Quarter.

  • C.1. By bus

It is not appropriate to take a 5-kilometre walk to the centre. Then, going by bus is a good option because of the cheap price. At the same time, tourists can have an authentic experience as a local.

From Hoan Kiem Lake bus stop, tourists take the bus 09. After 11 stops, visitors take off at 48 Lieu Giai Street and walk to the Lotte Center Hanoi.

  • C.2. By motorbike

If you do not like public transportations, going by motorbike is suggested. In case you hire a motorbike and go on your own, get direction. It takes approximately 20 minutes to go.

You can park your vehicle at the basement of Lotte Center Hanoi.

  • C.3. By taxi

From your accommodation, you can ask your receptionist to help you call the taxi.

D. Lotte Center Hanoi Introduction & Structure

Completed on September 2nd, 2014, Lotte Center Hanoi is currently the 3rd tallest towering skyscraper in Vietnam. Architects from Callison, a US-based company, and world-class British interior designer Benoy adopted a modern architecture design for the centre.

Lotte Center Hanoi - Architectural Matrix

Lotte Centre Hanoi - Architectural Matrix

This 65-storey centre is well organised to serve different functions: hotel, office, residential, restaurant and retail, etc.

Parking Garage Over 1000 lots
Hypermarket Floor B1
Department Store Floor 1 – 6
Office Floor 8 – 31
Hotel Floor 33 – 64 (right side)
The Residence Floor 33 – 64 (left side)
Observation Deck Floor 65

D.1. Lotte Center Hanoi Hypermarket

The hypermarket in Lotte Center Hanoi covers an area of nearly 7,000 square metres on B1 floor. Everything is sold at a competitive price yet guaranteed quality.

It is very convenient to shop in Lotte Hypermarket as they provide currency exchange service.

ATM is also available. Otherwise, paying by card is also accepted.

Lotte Center Hanoi Hypermarket on B1 floor

Lotte Centre Hanoi Hypermarket on B1 floor

Lotte Marts are found in many other countries. The products in Lotte Center Hanoi, however, are localised to suit Vietnamese life.

Customers can gain ready access to excellent food ingredients, regional specialities and household appliances.

It is easy to find Vietnamese specialities such as local-made pâté, meat floss, dried nuts, lotus tea and brown rice puffs, etc. Also, fresh tropical fruits are also worth buying.

D.2. Lotte Center Hanoi Department Store and Food Hall

With a total retailing area of approximately 30,000 square metres, Lotte Department satisfies almost every shopping need. Customers can find all kinds of brands ranging from high-end to drugstore products here.

Lotte Center Hanoi Department Store

Lotte Center Hanoi Department Store

It is easy to go shopping in Lotte Center Hanoi with children since the department store supplies baby stroller as well.

If you need a break, 8 different restaurants and beverages shops provide greatest dishes and drinks.

Lotter Center Hanoi - Vi Quang (Flavour of Quang Nam cuisine)

Vi Quang (Flavour of Quang Nam cuisine)

Below is the floor guide for customers:

  • Floor 1: Imported Fashion – Jewelleries – Cosmetics
  • Floor 2: Women Fashion – Shoes & Handbags – Young Cosmetics
  • Floor 3: Casual Clothes – Accessories
  • Floor 4: Men's Fashion – Sports
  • Floor 5: Home Appliance – Home Living – Baby & Children
  • Floor 6: Fine Dining Restaurant – Café – Ice cream

E. Lotte Observation Deck Skywalk On The 65th Floor

The most distinctive feature of Lotte Center Hanoi is Observation Deck Skywalk. Tourists will catch a truly stunning panoramic view over the whole city from the height of 272 metres.

Floors, walls and ceiling are made of glass so that tourists have the realest experience ever!

City view from the observation deck of Skywalk, Lotte Center Hanoi

City view from the observation deck of Skywalk, Lotte Center Hanoi

E.1. Skywalk Zones

Glass floors, walls and ceilings on the observation deck Skywalk in Lotte Center Hanoi

Glass floors, walls and ceilings on the observation deck Skywalk in Lotte Center Hanoi[/caption]

The observation deck is divided into 4 different sections:

  • Attraction Zone

Attraction Zone on the 65th floor of Lotte Center Hanoi features:

  1. Escalator: fantastic light going upwards all along the way
  2. Bamboo Road: bamboo forest wall and starry night
  3. Fog Gate 1
  4. Ticketing Counter

Ticket encounter to Skywalk on the 65th floor of Lotte Center Hanoi

Ticket encounter to Skywalk on the 65th floor of Lotte Center Hanoi

  • Welcome Zone
  1. Welcome Theatre: a preview of Vietnamese cultures and nature from the past till now
  2. Photo Zone: taking pictures synthesized with prospect view
  3. Fog Gate 2
  4. Elevator: brilliant light show along the way upwards

Shining lanterns makes visitors feel like a Hoi An miniature model in Lotte Center Hanoi

Shining lanterns makes visitors feel like a Hoi An miniature model in Lotte Center Hanoi

  • Experience Zone
  1. Observatory: enjoy an amazing city view from above
  2. View Terrace: chairs installed by the window for tourists to observe the dynamic urban life of Hanoi
  3. Skywalk: feel like walking on clouds
  4. Photo Counter:

View Terrace at the observation deck Skywalk in Lotte Center Hanoi

View Terrace at the observation deck Skywalk in Lotte Center Hanoi

City night view from Skywalk Lotte Center Hanoi

City night view from Skywalk Lotte Center Hanoi

  • Love Story Zone

Observation Deck of Lotte Center Hanoi in daylight

Observation Deck of Lotte Center Hanoi in daylight

  1. Sky Dating Garden
  2. Love Photo Zone: a nice place to take couple photos

Love Photo Zone on the 65th observation deck in Lotte Center Hanoi

Love Photo Zone on the 65th observation deck in Lotte Center Hanoi

F. Suggested Tour & Attractions Nearby

F.1. Tourist Attractions Nearby

Highlighted destinations near Lotte Centre Hanoi includes:

  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum – 33-minute walk
  • Temple of Literature – 36-minute walk
  • Thu Le Park – 7-minute walk
  • Vietnam Museum of Ethnology – 22-minute walk
  • Museum of Ethnology – 25-minute walk
  • Ho Chi Minh Museum – 30-minute walk

F.2. Suggested Tour

After having visited Lotte Center by yourself, why don't you visit other famous places in Hanoi?

AZ Local Trip provides the package tour to some of the above-mentioned tourist attractions.

City Tour: Hoan Kiem Lake – Hoa Lo Prison - Temple of Confucius – Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum – Tran Quoc Temple

It is a good idea to hire a private car and go on a tour with local buddies.

Please directly contact us if you have interests.