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Temple of Literature & National University

Quoc Tu Giam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Quoc Tu Giam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday

Out of all the museums in Hanoi, this one is rather uninformative (though to be fair it is not completely a museum). We went with a local vietnamese friend who could explain to us the context the temple was built in and some of the...More

Thank Fiona L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you know Chinese, this is a very good place to visit, the first Uninersity in Vietnam, very nice to know that all students come here to pray for a sucessful exam, the landscape here is so nice, i like it

Thank Viet D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was fun over here if you are fond of nature at the same time things about Literature. A few things to remember, when it is mid-day you must bring a lot of water and apply sunblock because it is very hot.

Thank 417gemag
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This ancient site offers a lake of literature, the Well of Heavenly Clarity, turtle steles, pavilions, courtyards and passageways that were once used by royalty. Visiting the Temple of Literature you will discover historic buildings from the Ly and Tran dynasties. There are many names...More

Thank Cơ N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was the first University in Vietnam, only for gifted student. Very huge with 5 parts, it has many stories inside each parts, each statue and area. Worth to visit !

Thank Tiểu P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum has good grounds to view university life and historical grounds where locals and students devote their studies on Confucious.

Thank pakbet
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was the first university in Hanoi from ancient times. It's relaxing and calm environment almost transports you to those times. Be conscious and avoid taking pictures of the saints. It's rude. Temple closes at 5.

Thank Daniela T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Put this on your list. It's totally worth the trek to and around the campus - the country's first university.

Thank hyacie
Reviewed 3 days ago

Entry charge was 30K VND (about £1). It was a very hot/humid day and found that walking around the place was quite uncomfortable, most of the rooms were hot n stuff. It was ok to wander around the complex.

Thank SharronChan
Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting architecture and of significant historical value to understanding Vietnamese devotion to education

Thank _jeffyslee
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Is it okay to wear a sleeveless top? Is there a dress code as it is a religious site?
7 December 2016|
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Response from Duc P | Reviewed this property |
Casual uniform just fine here
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Peou P
Is there an entrance fee ?
2 October 2016|
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Response from Wilson S | Reviewed this property |
I was there on Monday at mid day and the enterance fee was 30,000. It's worth it, possibly my favorite site in Hanoi. Very beautiful and totally worth it.
What time does it close?
21 March 2016|
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Response from Yuvee | Reviewed this property |
I believe 8:30AM - 4:30PM