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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 yesterday

A good place to visit. Tickets are 30k and audio guide (needed) is 50k. Well laid out and not too long or short so fits all preferences. Clean loos too!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

its a nice place to visit and relax walking around. It could be much better without hundreds of tourists :-)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lana X
Reviewed 2 days ago

The T of L is one of those wonderful spaces in Hanoi but it can be overwhelming with crowds. Designed as a series of connected courtyards for spiritual repose to help writing and sagacity -it can feel very hassled and unspiritual with crowds. Avoid this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ESVincent
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very beatyfull and a must see is the University of Confusius and the museum of fine arts. Eat in Koto a social project restaurant to help young people to learn to cook.....

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank woonthierallang82
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you get the chance please go and have a walk around we were lucky we had a guide explaining everthing to us if was very very interesting

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our student tour guide through Hanoi Free Tour Guides took us here. It cost d30,000 per person, and the cost was well worth it. Beautiful courtyards that mixed spirituality with academics, symbolism with intellectual pursuit. There was a peacefulness to the area that made it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank auswes11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well organised and cared for, this extensive site has something to feed the soul, the mind, or just those longing for a piece of tranquility. There is a small cafe, and good toilets. There are tour groups but they don’t linger. We saw some people...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A beautiful and peaceful temple, we were lucky enough to visit around tet so there was a lot going on and many people visiting in their finery. The gardens and pretty and just opposite there is a lake which is also worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kelliot202
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was expecting another 'temple' but this a delightful oasis in the middle of the city. Gardens are joy, and the history is moving.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 697jennyc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice visit. Could buy audio for additional charge. Had nice restrooms. Need appropriate clothing to enter. Children under 15 are free. Adults 30,000 dong.

Date of experience: February 2019
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25 September 2018|
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Response from vanessaf7 | 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 MichaelN779 | 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