We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bach Ma Temple

Closed Now: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Book In Advance
All photos (78)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good50%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“white horse”(14 reviews)
“old quarter”(22 reviews)
“century”(5 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours Today: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in Seeing Hanoi on foot
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
76 Hang Buom | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
Ways to Experience Bach Ma Temple
from US$29.00
More Info
from US$45.00
More Info
Reviews (81)
Filter reviews
52 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews white horse old quarter century oldest horses confucius statues structure worship pray street sights legend vietnamese
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 52 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A quick stop is all you need, but if you skipped it you wouldn’t be missing much. Similar to the famous temple in Hong Kong.

Thank Florence S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located in the heart of the Old Quarter, this small temple is the oldest in Hanoi. It gets busy during festive days when worshipers throng the temple.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Bach Ma temple is located right in the heart of Old Quater so you can easily access by walk if you stay in the old quater. But it cannot be compared to other bigger temples such as Tran Quoc pagoda (in west lake) or Temple...More

Thank ThuHaCao2511
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

One of four spirit temples in Hanoi old town. It is nearby our hotel. Our guide made the history of Hanoi more interesting when we visited this temple. All connect together. Really interesting to know about these legends. My childen liked them so far.

Thank Saminzurich
Reviewed May 17, 2018

At over 1000 years since it's creation it has been maintained hidden behind the yellow walls. They close for lunch mid day. Between Vern and me we took 167 pictures and it isn't that large. There is the main front room where the white horse...More

1  Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

The temple is nice and quiet in the middle of busy area. There is also a toilet there. Not many people were there

Thank zmije
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Very old temple, more than 1000 years old. I reading about temple's history . im really interesting about it. I have a change enjoy traditional music " hat xam" in temple 's gate. So nice

Thank HoanN78
Reviewed April 10, 2018

A fairly nice temple with horse statues. Lots of offerings and the wonderful smell of incense fills the air. Old and important to Vietnamese.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

This is supposed to be the oldest temple in Hanoi. While it isn’t large, it impressed us with live traditional dancers.

1  Thank KB C
Reviewed March 1, 2018

With so many temples to see it is nice to find one that is unique. This is the oldest temple in Hanoi and is very clean and well maintained. There are shrines to Confucius, Buddha and others. The majority of the visitors are worshipers, so...More

1  Thank Louise M
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 656 nearby hotels
Oliving Residence
7 reviews
.03 km away
Hanoi Legacy Hotel Hoan Kiem
518 reviews
.06 km away
Sunny Hanoi Hotel
5 reviews
.08 km away
Hanoi Boutique Hotel & Spa
788 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,945 nearby restaurants
Hong Hoai's 2 Restaurant & Cooking Class
251 reviews
.03 km away
MK Rooftop Bar & Restaurant
166 reviews
.02 km away
Doon Bread Hoi An
31 reviews
.03 km away
Kimlai Coffee
68 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,921 nearby attractions
Ca Tru Thang Long
282 reviews
.11 km away
Den Quan De
7 reviews
.11 km away
MK Spa
450 reviews
.01 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
March 6, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
It was Free