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Temple of Literature & National University

Open Now: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Quoc Tu Giam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed today

Temple of literature is a must visit in top list of attraction this is a place where the students come here and take the photographs session for their conversation and for the graduation function remarkable place and worship does a place of literature by the...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

Nice place to visit in Hanoi. Full of history about difficulties on education and the long term to reach wisdom.

Thank Jordi B
Reviewed today via mobile

Although the Vietnamese headed there Chinese conquerors, they revered Confucius for his dedication to learning. So it’s all about Confucius and higher education. Beautiful gardens and red and gold painted altars.

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Reviewed yesterday

The place is well maintained. The place has stages of learning which an advanced learner in those days went through. This place is very much worth visiting when you visit Hanoi as one sees an important part of the cultural roots of the country and...More

Thank Paresh V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I paid for the audio guide which was useful. There were some explanatory write ups on boards which visitors can read but there were not a lot of those and may be difficult to get close to when it becomes crowded with visitors. The grounds...More

Thank L3856jermainech
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's the first University of Vietnam where the King and Queen or royal family study in the past. That's good story to tell with your children about the very simple traditional studying but with excellent students, working so hard...

Thank JennyK713
Reviewed 2 days ago

A Must see in Hanoi. Its very well maintained and an eye opener to learn about the history. Pretty and old bonsais all around adding to the beauty of the place.

Thank JammyIndia
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Getaway53666359386
Reviewed 3 days ago

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 3 days ago

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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erin464
26 September 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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Libby A
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Response from Michael N | Reviewed this property |
No ! Well worth while going.
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1 November 2017|
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Response from Jieying0816 | Reviewed this property |
No, you don't need. Just wear casually
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