This is the most famous pagoda in Vietnam. The enterring is free. With the unique architecture was built in many years ago, this pagoda is the one of symbols to present Vietnam Capital. Its free for visit. The place is near HoChiMinh's Mausoleum
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This is an interesting cultural site in the Ho Chi Min complex. Not good enough to go out of your way for, but close to the House on Stilts, the Ho chi Min museum, the presidential palace, and the associated temples. There is a good...More
This is a pretty attraction because of its uniqueness. It is actually a temple so anyone who wants to visit must wear modest clothes. No entrance fees needed.
Old pagoda next to Ho Chi Minh museum and around the corner from presidential palace. Not much to look at really, small. No info boards around to tell you. One wall around the little lake it's in has fully collapsed and no sign of repairing...More
We visited as part of a full day Hanoi tour. Interesting architecture and very photogenic. It is essential to wear modest clothing to visit the pagoda.
The place is a must visit, but please make sure you are decently dressed. Wearing shorts are not allowed. The place can be easily reached and since it is near the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum it is heavily guarded.
My guide also said that this is an icon of Vietnam. Not much to discover as it sits on its own and you can get much of the information of this temple from a Google search.
The accessibility and centrality of this particular Pagoda is its real attraction. As the name suggests it lacks the complexity of many other pagodas. It is also in a busy tourist part of Hanoi and captures the essence of the vast array of pagodas to...More