Xuan Huong Lake is a famous tourist attraction in Dalat. Situated in the center of Dalat city, it is an artificial lake with approximately 5 km2 circumference, and 25 ha wide. Xuan Huong Lake has long been famous for immerse pine forests, green lawns, and wonderful flower gardens. It is also a favorite rendezvous for tourists who love walking or using stagecoach to visit Dalat city.
The crescent-moon-shaped lake covered an area of nearly 43ha, stretching around 7 km through numerous tourist attractions in Dalat City as Dalat Flower Park, Yersin Park, Cu Hill. Xuan Huong Lake has been reputed to be a romantic place, a dreaming tourist attraction and a dating rendezvous of loving couples as well. The surface of the lake is as smooth as crystal mirror reflecting the romantic scenery of Dalat city with pine forest. In addition, spruce-shaded roads much create dreamy beauty for the lake. Tourists could comfortably lean their back on these spruces releasing hooks, contemplate breathtaking scenery on the lake with the swan boat ride, or set their foot on graceful Thuy Ta Pavilion with its unique architecture to enjoy the Dalat flavors. The French formerly named it Grand Lac, yet it has been renamed Xuan Huong Lake since 1953. From the name of Xuan Huong Lake, a beautifully charming name, it deserves to be a perfect mirror, beautifying the magnificent city.