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Legend has it that Quan Thanh Temple was established during the reign of Emperor Ly Thai To (reigned 1010–1028) and was dedicated to Tran Vu, Deity of the North in Taoism, whose symbols of power are the serpent and turtle (see section on Animal...more
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Thanh Nien Street | Quan Thanh, Ba Dinh, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
We paid ₫10,000 each (£0.33 or about $0.40USD) to get in here. Even if it was terrible, which it isn’t, it’s 33p. Who cares?
This is a nice temple about half a mile away from the Quan Thanh Pagoda and was nice to go in...More
Despite 1 reviewer complaining about the 50C entry price I would suggest that it worth a visit as it a living entity and obviously associated with a belief system for people in the vicinity. It is set by a large lake which unfortunately seems to...More
The temple is old and lovely, but small. We were lucky to have a chance to spend some time observing master and students practice their sword fighting skills; otherwise a good place for a quick look and a short rest.
While in courtyard of temple inceses are burning on altar. local kids practice martial art under supervision.As almost diety is looking over new recruits.Vietnam have 10 lineage of martial arts and some of them seek blessing from Xuan wu.tradition customs and folk beliefs reflects on...More
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
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.
In addition to the National Museum of art there are many fine galleries displaying contemporary art, including Gallery Apricot and Art Vietnam.