Hoan Kiem – Thang Long Imperial Citadel e-bus route launched
An electric bus route linking Hoan Kiem to Thang Long Imperial Citadel was launched on February 5 to serve the sightseeing needs of both locals and tourists who wish to explore the rich heritage sites of Hanoi capital city.
The route linking Hoan Kiem lake in the very heart of the city with the historic Thang Long Imperial Citadel is a joint effort of the Hoan Kiem district People’s Committee, the Dong Xuan JSC and the Thang Long – Hanoi Heritage Conservation Centre.
It demonstrates the determination of Hanoi city and the dedication of businesses to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, protect the environment, and stimulate commercial activities and local tourism economy.
The route, with 20 operating e-buses, will traverse through iconic streets such as Dinh Tien Hoang, Hang Dao, Hang Ngang, Hang Buom, Ma May, Hang Bac, Hang Ngang, Hang Duong, Dong Xuan, Hang Giay, Quan Thanh, Nguyen Bieu, and end at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel.
On the return journey, it will run from Thang Long Imperial Citadel through Hoang Dieu, Hoang Van Thu, Hung Vuong, Phan Dinh Phung, Hang Cot, Hang Luoc, Hang Ma, Hang Chieu, Dao Duy Tu, Ma May, Hang Bac, Hang Bo, Luong Van Can, Le Thai To, Hang Khay, and Dinh Tien Hoang.
The Dong Xuan JSC is offering free rides along the 10-km route during the promotion period from February 1-9, with a fleet of 10 buses operating throughout the day.