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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

The Temple of Literature is worth a visit, lovely buildings and a peaceful atmosphere. We were lucky to go with a guide, if you go by yourself there is limited information on site. However we really recommend a visit

Thank Judave
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful place to visit and feel like you're being immersed in culture. The stone carved theses of the doctorates are especially impressive. Mostly dedicated to Confucius, whose influence in Vietnamese culture is immense. *Note the sellers in front of museums are generally more expensive than...More

Thank Chanti24
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very Interesting place to visit - we had a personal guide for the day and this was part of our tour - highly recommend visiting with a local guide so you get the run down of the place and the various meanings behind the structures

Thank Sharron H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lovely peaceful area if you want to get away from the noise. Could do with more reading material. Spent an hour here at most.

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Get a huge dose of culture right in the center of Hanoi. The temple was built in 1070, and is dedicated to Confucius. It is in stellar condition and transports you to another level of being. All of a sudden, the horns seem to stop...More

Thank megan b
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are in Hanoi, it's a "have to see" attraction. The temple itself stands on a small island in the Hồ Hoàn Kiếm, close to the city center. The entrance fee worth it.

Thank Viktor V
Reviewed 4 days ago

I recommend to visit this special place. In my opinion it represents very well the ancient Vietnam and the mixture between religion and society in their past.

Thank Paolo T
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is not a huge place but it is an interesting place to visit and spend sometime in Hanoi. It is an important place for Education and Culture place in Vietnamese society. The place is using for opening ceremony for Vietnamese schools and universities. When...More

Thank melbcollege
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really excellent place to visit - very quiet and full of history. We went as part of a guided tour and that is possibly advisable to get the whole story.

Thank neville r
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Pretty! Worth a visit. Cost of souvenirs a bit high. Overall, worth it. Great photo opportunities. Very pretty temple at the end. Everything is well kept.

Thank kristen s
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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
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.
21 March 2016|
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Response from Yuvee | Reviewed this property |
I believe 8:30AM - 4:30PM