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Chua Tran Quoc

Open Now: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Chùa Trấn Quốc (or Tran Quoc Pagoda) is located beside the dazzling West Lake, on Thanh Nien Road, Hanoi. Particularly, it is seated on an island linked by a bridge to the causeway between the two most romantic lakes of Hanoi: West Lake and Truc...more
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Thanh Nien, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a temple of Buddhism by a huge lake called Thai. It has a beautiful pagoda and a lot of local people visit the temple as well as tourists from overseas. You seem to be able to pray inside the building . The scenary...More

Thank 八千代 西
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Peaceful calming atmosphere and well worth the time to visit and show respect. The sadness of the lack of respect with discarded trash and pollution is overwhelming. Just can’t get away from the barrage of garbage here and in the surrounding waters.

Thank george60898
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with my local tour guide. It was located just by the lake and view was quite and peaceful. Highly recommended.

Thank Hawkdai007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on an islet on West Lake, this is the oldest Buddhist temple in Hanoi with a lovely pagoda on its grounds. On the grounds is also a Bodhi tree, grown from cuttings of the original tree in Bodh Gaya where Buddha sat under when...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the main attraction of Hanoi, do not avoid it! It's also a place where you can take excellent photos.

Thank _2010blacksea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful pagoda by the West lake, so a bit of a distance from the old town however it's worth the walk. It's one of the oldest pagodas built in Vietnam; make sure you walk towards the back to visit the back temples and...More

Thank Adele G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't get in because it was not open to public on the day I went there. Nevertheless, beautiful temple.

Thank pratikjoshi448
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pagoda and temple are located on a small island on the west lake,it is possible to walk here from the old town,takes about 45 minutes with lots to see on the way.Be aware that you should cover you legs and shoulders when visiting temples...More

Thank scubacol11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This agenda is nice as well as at close to west lake. when you see west lake you are able to see this agenda, it similar little island right. have a little monk working here for fresh everytime for visitor go to visit. they're Vietnamese

Thank Sebrina B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice entrance and all. But not a lot to see inside. We ended up getting out and sitting by the lake and having some of the food from street vendors. Do wear full pants, otherwise you can't enter.

Thank Mahroos C
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Mai S
6 May 2016|
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Response from robc1234 | Reviewed this property |
They would prefer you not wear shorts. But I did not know until I got there so I did. No one said anything.