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Temple of Literature & National University

Quoc Tu Giam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Quoc Tu Giam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday

Calm surroundings and beautiful gardens. Temple of Confucius - some lovely statues and carvings. Worth a visit if you are nearby and obviously spiritually important to the local population.

Thank QuinnyGG
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The history is good too see. We were lucky to have gotten a private guide with private car which made the experience a lot better. It got boring after a while due to heat and busy day visiting other places. Recommend having a tour guide...More

Thank Charles K
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a tour guide provide the most in depth information and history about this amazing temple and place of learning. It is so very interesting and to think it is the first university in Vietnam built in 1070. We were so keen to find...More

Thank trishafergy
Reviewed 3 days ago

I would say take an actual tour through here. There is so much history to this place and the experience would not have been the same without knowing what the campus was used for and what all of the artifacts are. Its beautiful! and hard...More

Thank Symmondsa
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped along for an hour during a spare afternoon in Hanoi. Costs about 50pence to get in. Some very photogenic buildings in the pagoda style. A number of Buddha and prayer alters. Where we get a scroll if we get a degree from university the...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful temple in honor of Confucius. There are 5 parts where you'll find lakes and gardens perfectly manicured. Worth the visit. Plan 1h-1h30 to visit

Thank Pilku_Feee
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very interesting. We went with private english speaking guide. Different sections all filled with history and wisdom. Definetely worth the entry fee. Heaps of souvenir shops. And access to free public facilities non squat loos.

Thank Kimbacat1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our small tour spent many hours wandering around this lovely site. It was a hot and humid day but that did not spoil a pleasant time. Our guide was knowledgeable about the university so it is a good idea to have one. If architecture and...More

Thank Gordon R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Peaceful and beautiful place amidst the hustle and bustle of Hanoi. Well worth a visit. Go early to get in ahead of all the tour groups.

Thank jhap
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth the time - our professional tour guide made so many wonderful insights! Plan at least 45-60 minutes to take in.

Thank Jerome D
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Is it okay to wear a sleeveless top? Is there a dress code as it is a religious site?
7 December 2016|
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Response from Duc P | Reviewed this property |
Casual uniform just fine here
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Peou P
Is there an entrance fee ?
2 October 2016|
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Response from Wilson S | Reviewed this property |
I was there on Monday at mid day and the enterance fee was 30,000. It's worth it, possibly my favorite site in Hanoi. Very beautiful and totally worth it.
What time does it close?
21 March 2016|
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Response from Yuvee | Reviewed this property |
I believe 8:30AM - 4:30PM