West Lake Pagoda

Tay Ho West Lake pagoda in Hanoi

The West Lake Pagoda or Tay Ho pagoda in Hanoi is beautifully positioned on a peninsula projecting into West Lake. It is one of Hanoi’s most popular on the first and 15th of each lunar month. West Lake Pagoda in Hanoi is dedicated to the Mother Goddess, Thanh Mau. As the legend goes, she appeared in the 17th century as a pretty girl before a fisherman on the lake, smiling and reciting poetry.