Very interesting tour and to see how far we have come today. I don't know how people back in the day studying with very limited education resources and atmosphere. Also I am sure a very selective few can study at the university.
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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
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
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
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.
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.
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