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Temple of Literature & National University

Quoc Tu Giam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Quoc Tu Giam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My expectations of the Temple of literature was one of a beautiful, peaceful area in the middle of a chaotic city. Unfortunately the reality was far different. It was anything but relaxing when we went, in fact extremely busy! We wandered around but as it...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Firstly, perhaps don’t bother with the Audio Guide, especially if you have a good Vietnam guide book. The Temple of Literature is beautiful, a haven from the crazy streets of Hanoi and well worth a visit. Don’t miss it when in Hanoi.

Thank Traveller57England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A large complex, with a number of different areas,in which we spent about 90 minutes. Lovely to see some of the ancient Vietnamese culture, which we felt was in short supply in Hanoi!

Thank toby187
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Everywhere is closed during Lunar New Year. This temple is busy and got lots of visitors. Very historic. Interesting!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

the first university in vietnam, it so old for Asian university, interesting place for visit at the Tet holiday

Thank Tuan A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fairly decent price for a few hours of culture. Worth getting a guide so you can fully experience the whole thing. 1000 years of history in a few hours

Thank Stuart W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was one place that was open during Tet so we headed over. I was expecting a building full of books and was very surprised by the beautiful ancient site. As it was Tet there was a chess type match going on in the courtyard,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Interesting, well maintained. temple complex with a long history. Enjoyed a guided tour and learned about the religious and historical significance.

Thank Catellani
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely place to visit on a nice day. You can spend several hours walking the grounds and learning about the history of the Temple & University. If it’s a nice day you will also undoubtedly see many local families having portraits taken....More

Thank Jan G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great history but we would have been lost without the guide. Extremely wonderful atmosphere. Signs were strategically placed but our guide was wonderful and an explanation was necessary.

Thank Radur1
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Response from Jieying0816 | Reviewed this property |
No, you don't need. Just wear casually
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Response from Duc P | Reviewed this property |
Casual uniform just fine here
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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.
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