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Temple of Literature & National University

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

If you want to learn about old learning and wisdom in Vietnam it is a must to pay a visit to the Temple of Litterature in Hanoi which is considered to be the old university in Vietnam. Here the Vietnamese elite was educated according to...More

Thank Lars M
Reviewed today via mobile

Walk into this beautiful temple complex and you leave the bike-packed Hanoi streets behind. There is something very serene about the different buildings and the beautiful architecture. We went there around graduation day for the Vietnamese students and it was fascinating to see them all...More

Thank Jackieiscontent
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The entrance fee is 40K VND for adult and free for kids under 8, we were greeted by a huge gate to the temple signalling our entry to the compound. The hustle and bustle of the city are lost within the compound due the vast...More

Thank mhafizul
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the temple of literature as part of our tour of Vietnam, with our excellent tour guide Thao (not sure of the spelling), who gave us an amazing introduction to the importance of the educational system with its links to social, political and religious...More

Thank ceciliaITAUK
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our guide Duc took us to the Confucius temple. It was very interesting especially when I had a reasonable knowledge of Chinese characters. One could see barely visible carving of names of successful candidates of the Imperial Examinations and descriptions written on the stones. Amazing...More

Thank modernwiz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went there with my friends and it was so nice. Happy to know about Vietnamese education. Everything is well arrangement. I highly recommend this to my friends and family.

Thank Excursion43390288128
Reviewed 3 days ago

Temple of literature is a must visit in top list of attraction this is a place where the students come here and take the photographs session for their conversation and for the graduation function remarkable place and worship does a place of literature by the...More

Thank Ashwathram r
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice place to visit in Hanoi. Full of history about difficulties on education and the long term to reach wisdom.

Thank Jordi B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Although the Vietnamese headed there Chinese conquerors, they revered Confucius for his dedication to learning. So it’s all about Confucius and higher education. Beautiful gardens and red and gold painted altars.

Thank lboortz
Reviewed 4 days ago

The place is well maintained. The place has stages of learning which an advanced learner in those days went through. This place is very much worth visiting when you visit Hanoi as one sees an important part of the cultural roots of the country and...More

Thank Paresh V
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25 September 2018|
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Response from Vanessa F | Reviewed this property |
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
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15 May 2018|
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Response from Michael N | Reviewed this property |
No ! Well worth while going.
1 November 2017|
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Response from Jieying0816 | Reviewed this property |
No, you don't need. Just wear casually