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Temple of Literature & National University

Closed Now: 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Quoc Tu Giam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed today

It is a very nice temple and people live here is so welcoming us. Lots of people come to visit both Vietnamese and tourists.

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Reviewed today

As the first university of Hanoi the history of the Temple of Literature is interesting and the area is so peaceful considering it is in the centre of Hanoi.We could have spent longer here if we had realised how lovely it would be, but had...More

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Reviewed today

A lovely example of ancient Hanoi.Very peaceful and interesting well worth a visit. The area around the temple is lovely and the gift shop is not over priced. Thoroughly enjoyed our time here

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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely relaxing place to come,away from the noise and the crowds,lovely little coffe shop and historic places to view,Lily ponds to sit and relax by or little shops to browse.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If one is spending more than 3 days in Hanoi, then this education-themed place should be visited. Takes around 30 min to walk the Temple but quite informative audio helps. Opposite the entrance to the Temple is a pond with stalls surrounding it. Well worth...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Temple of Literature is one of the highlights of the visit to Hanoi. It consists of five kitchens with walls. This is one of the great educational institutions of the past several centuries and contains over 82 stela test results of the state exam and...More

Thank david c
Reviewed 3 days ago

For tourists thinking that a trip to Hanoi is going to be one in which the American Vietnam War will take the top billing, they will be disappointed. Many Hanoi sites harken back to Vietnam's rich history. This is one of them. I was fortunate...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is worth to visit the temple while you stay in Hanoi. It is nice and interesting. You just need about an hour to explore. It is possible to go by feed from Old Quartier if you don’t mind the traffic. The entry is just...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I didn't really know what to expect because is it a temple or a park? It's a really nice complex with different sections and different buildings inside. They have nice things set up that seem to be for tourists and picture taking, but you can...More

Thank janastravels
Reviewed 3 days ago

Whilst it's somewhat from the manner in which it's an intriguing stroll from the existing Quarter - particularly in case you go via the French Quarter - allow aproximatelly forty five minutes each way. One of the better Temples we visited in our three week...More

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September 25, 2018|
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Response from Vanessa F | Reviewed this property |
I have always visited it earlier in the day and when I went pass it around 6pm it was closed. Your best bet is to schedule your visit a bit earlier in the afternoon and go for dinner around that area when you are finished... More
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May 14, 2018|
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Response from Michael N | Reviewed this property |
No ! Well worth while going.
November 1, 2017|
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Response from Jieying0816 | Reviewed this property |
No, you don't need. Just wear casually