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3 Aug 2018
“Nothing special ”
20 Dec 2017
“Non tourist spot”
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank KellyS3210
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank giffenk
Reviewed September 15, 2017

This is a really good local temple and is very peaceful, great to see and have a look around the area and spend some time in peaceful reflection

Thank vampslayer01
Reviewed December 28, 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...More

Thank maxscuba
Reviewed August 9, 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...More

2  Thank MartynC_HK
Reviewed August 5, 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...More

Thank joshnguyen24
Reviewed March 26, 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...More

Thank TravelWorkTravelWork
Reviewed February 26, 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...More

1  Thank xfooey
Reviewed January 2, 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...More

Thank Della G
Reviewed December 18, 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...More

Thank Adrian2016Traveller
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