Overall a modest Taoist temple except that the inner chamber contains a statue of the deity Tran Vu which was cast in situ in bronze in the late 17c due to its shear size - wishes are gained, apparently, by rubbing his toes.
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We stumbled upon this temple while we were on our way to Tran Quoc Pagoda. The entrance fee was only $10,000 VND so we decided to go in and take a look It is a beautiful temple. It has a number of shrines you can...More
The complex consists of a beautiful gate, bronze statue, bronze bell, shrines, carved poems, banyan trees and much more. If you are into history and culture it is surely a great sight to visit
Very harmonious temple and rich in symbolism. The attention for symmetry is very relaxing and deliver a sense of peace.
Located in the West Lake area, the temple, gate, walls complex is very pretty and is inviting. Quite picturesque. Go earlier as it can get busy with both locals and tourists, Dress appropriately for a temple. Enjoy!
A temple dedicated for Trấn Vũ of Taoism. The temple has strong cultural vibes and it's amazing that VietNamese were able to maintain this temple up todate. One of the must see temples when you visit Hanoi.
Quan Thanh Temple was supposedly one of the must-see temples in Hanoi. However, we frankly found the temple and its complex to be most memable for its front gate. The temple complex is not particularly large but is significant for the fact that it was...More
Beautiful site to visit in Hanoi city. Unfortunately I paid a visit on Sunday evening where the place was overwhelmed with tourist. Best to go in the morning.
I have been here maybe 40 times! Visiting the temple,then waiting for friends ! Relaxing in some cafes near by!