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Completely away from tourists (and a very, very long walk from west lake pagoda - took about an hour) the temple was small and quiet - but nothing special. There are much nicer and more impressive temples in the city. It was at least free...More
This temple is off the beaten path so we were the only tourists in sight. The roads aimmediately around it are full of small vendor shops providing food or offerings for the locals to buy.
Little to no English was spoken in the shops.
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...More
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...More
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...More
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...More
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...More
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...More
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...More