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Temple of Literature & National University

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

Bring a guide along, or your guide book, to understand why this is one of Hanoi's biggest historical attractions.

Thank 328Myrtis
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There are old concrete tabs where people could come and study. The garden is really beautiful. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank xoyadingo
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic Temple, gardens, history. Lots of levels within the temple, greater learning and knowledge with each one. Beautiful inside.

Thank Vicky B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Due to the history of the place, pay it a visit. This is where princes used to study at one time and gradually it was opened to a wider lot of students. Very green, well-planned and nicely restored area. Do visit for some good clicks...More

Thank Sanyukta
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is the cultural and intellectual heritage that makes Vietnam so wonderful and worth showing respect to vietnamese people. The literature temple including the gardens and artefacts shown there are more than worth visiting. Just make sure that you don´t go there on Sundays or...More

Thank bgeier
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a great place to visit, especially because you will see the cultural root of the Vietnam. Vietnam is the only country that adopt Confucianism as its state guiding principle outside China before the French occupation in 1800s. And here you were able to...More

Thank liuilp
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Didn’t know that Confucius and China has such a great influence on the educational system in Vietnam.

Thank oasis006
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My spouse and I are American university professors who teach in the Humanities, so needless to say that the Temple of Literature was very high on our list of "things to do" in Hanoi. I hate to be "that one dissenting voice" but this was...More

Thank Aqusite
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This temple you can rent the audio guide from the ticketing office, cost around $2-3 dollars. With this guide, I have a better understanding of the history of this temple. It looks similar to China's temple, but it is much better than other temple in...More

Thank WandJs
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ok place to visit, nothing special if you've been to China. But quite well maintained. Huge place and clean

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Libby A
15 May 2018|
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Response from Michael N | Reviewed this property |
No ! Well worth while going.
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1 November 2017|
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Response from Jieying0816 | Reviewed this property |
No, you don't need. Just wear casually
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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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