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The Temple of Literature was stunning, educational and a great way to learn the history of Hanoi. We came when it was raining, but we didn’t let that ruin our fun! We walked to the Temple from the old quarter which was a bit of...More
Going through the temple was really cool and I learned a lot of history and about religion in Vietnam. We went through with the audio guide and that was fascinating. I would recommend if you like history and pretty architecture.
The Temple is an historical site, use to be a temple then turn into a university for the scholars.Vietnamese people use to be link with the Chinese and all the writings are in Chinese until the French came and use french alphabets to make the...More
It is said that the Temple of Literature is an island in the sea of frenetic Hanoi and its true. Firstly don't get confused with the Museum of Literature because that is a different place completely. I did and the wife nearly murdered me.... This...More
Consumed 1hrs during my visit.
I visited after the ho chi Minh mausoleum.
Grab taxi about 25k dong.
A taoist temple with history.
Nice beautiful scriptures and garden.
Good cool queit place to rest your mind in the busy city.
While it is a busy place, there were probably 200+ tourists that ventured through during our visit, this was an awesome place to just take in the ancient focus on academia. It features extensive statues, as well as gardens and water features. There are also...More
This is a must see. Vietnam history is so old and yet I'm sure most don't know much about it other than the Vietnam War. The temple of literature is a good place to start. Enjoy the peaceful gardens and the interesting history behind each...More
We were so fortunate that we visited this temple on graduation day for hundreds of students at all levels at the end of high school end of university study. In addition hundreds of younger school children were visiting from out lying districts. They were all...More
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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
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. My family and I found it was a interesting walk, exploring around there.