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Quan Thanh and Thanh Nien Sts., Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A frequent stop with tours, it is best to visit with a guide, so that you know what you are seeing, and so your experience here may vary.

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good view with lake and ancient building but it will be more worth with a local guide to tell you about the story of the building.

Thank chae S
Reviewed 1 June 2018

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

Thank angelina1813
Reviewed 20 May 2018

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.

Thank telcom3
Reviewed 5 May 2018

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

Thank Korey W
Reviewed 21 April 2018

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

Thank _ritamanning66
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Well worth crossing the bridge to visit and take a moment out for some contemplation. Also see the giant turtle in the temple.

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This is a Taoist Temple built to honour the God of the North. It was built between 1010 and 1028 during the Ly Dynasty. It is much quieter than many Temples and a stroll around here can be pleasant and refreshing. We watch two students...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Constructed in the 11th century during the Ly Dynasty, this temple let you feel the peace at this place, the calm and serenity raising while being there. We were really impressed of it.

Thank Knausir
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Temple is dedicated to Xuan Wu or Tran Vu in Vietnamese in the 11th Century and is one of the principal deities in Taoism. Has a spacious courtyard and a shrine with a revered bronze statue. Located near the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to Trấn...More

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30 April 2016|
Response from ThomasBo | Reviewed this property |
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