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It is far from the city centre, located by Tay Ho lake. Dedicated to the Mother Goddesses, it boosts a spiritual feeling. Not so many tourists here (unless on weekends), it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

It is far from the city centre, located by Tay Ho lake. Dedicated to the Mother Goddesses, it boosts a spiritual feeling. Not so many tourists here (unless on weekends), it allows you to spend a couple of hours enjoying the atmosphere. Don't miss the bat-shaped gong.

Thank maxscuba
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We came here as part of a days tour with Hanoi Vespa Tours. The temple initially looks like a traditional Chinese Buddhist temple but it is actually dedicated to the Mother Goddess Lieu Hanh. It is one of the main temples in Hanoi and very popular with the locals seeking good fortune in business and gambling. This is a working... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I came here twice because I really love it. First time I went with one guide in novntravel.com and 2nd time I went by myself. They sell a lot of food along the way to get in the temple. If you are foreigners, it is worth for seeing because u will not see many tourists here, only for locals. I... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Phu Tay Ho is one of the famous temples in Hanoi. This temple dedicated to Mother Goddesses and it locates near Lake Tay Ho, hence the name. We like the golden buffalo in the courtyard as soon as you enter the gate. Street peelers sale all kind of finger foods, drinks, souvenirs, etc. in front of the temple Some of... More 

Thank RobertMorris
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Only saw locals here. Streets are lined with food vendors and fortune tellers, no tourist tchotchke being hawked. Packed with locals. Very worthwhile visit. On Hoy Tay (West) Lake. Bit out of the way, but a breeze to get to on motorbike. Here's the GPS coord: 21°3'22.69"105°49'11.07"

Thank xfooey
Coquitlam, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

This interesting temple located on the shores of West lake, is dedicated to the Mother Goddesses. West lake has several temples located by the lake but this one seems to be very popular. What is also interesting is the short walk from the road towards the temple. The walkway has many stalls that sell offerings for worshippers to leave at... More 

Thank Della G
Singleton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

My son and I visited Phu Tay Ho Temple today and enjoyed the experience. Being a Saturday, we made our way there prior to lunch and the surrounding area and temple itself extremely quiet. We walked from our accommodation (Sheraton Hanoi) and enjoyed exploring the area.

Thank Adrian2016Traveller
Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

We visited this temple today in the middle of West Lake. It's a very long walk from other attractions and we have doubts if we should go. I think it's so worth the effort to visit here! The temple is repainted and very beautiful. Lots of locals here and almost none tourists.

Thank ChristyGreat
Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Phu Tay Ho is located beside West Lake. It is very crowded before Tet holiday. But it is not so crowded except for this period. Phu Tay Ho's atmosphere is excellent!!! I recommend this attraction. オススメします。

Thank Tripad_KT
Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015

It's a very quiet temple during the day, but beautiful. People milling about lighting incense and giving offerings. Just as beautiful is the view when you turn around and see the sun on the lake. If you have a motorbike or scooter, and are around there anyway, then it's worth taking a moment for some peace and quiet and to... More 

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