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Legend has it that Quan Thanh Temple was established during the reign of Emperor Ly Thai To (reigned 1010–1028) and was dedicated to Tran Vu, Deity of the North in Taoism, whose symbols of power are the serpent and turtle (see section on Animal...more
Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Thanh Nien Street | Quan Thanh, Ba Dinh, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
A peaceful temple away from the hustle and bustle of the street. A bargain to enter - just 10k dong each. Nice to sit down and relax and enjoy the temple, the buildings are beautiful. You can spend maybe 30 mins here, it isn’t huge.
11th Century architecture mixed with deep spirituality, this temple has it all. adjacent to the gorgeous Lake nearby it was a lovely stop from the sweltering heat and a calm place to wander through and say a few prayers
At the gate in the photo, Royalty entered the center gate, while the common people enter in the 2 smaller side gates. This temple is located on a mountain side, many uphill steps to walk on a very hot day.
Taoist Temple is located at the crossroads of Thanh Nien Street and QuanThanh Street, near West Lake, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi. Built during the reign of King Ly Thai To (1010-1028) and renovated many times, the temple is also called Tran Vu temple, since it...More
Our guide escorted us to the Pagoda site. a Buddest blessing was taking place at the time so the temple was very busy but we were still allowed to go in and stand behind the locals being blessed a wonderful experience
Your list is a very good itinerary for Hanoi, but you should not miss Hoa Lo, often called 'Hanoi Hilton' - the former French security prison, which was also used for the US prisoners of war. It is a very interesting museum... More
Your list is a very good itinerary for Hanoi, but you should not miss Hoa Lo, often called 'Hanoi Hilton' - the former French security prison, which was also used for the US prisoners of war. It is a very interesting museum.
In addition to the National Museum of art there are many fine galleries displaying contemporary art, including Gallery Apricot and Art Vietnam.