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Students visit the temples to pray for good grades. The day we visited they were hosting a festival of poetry in the grounds with poets from all over the world showcasing their work. The grounds were beautifully decorated for the lunar new year. Unless you...More
Really enjoyed this as part of a city tour. Really good to see the courtyards and areas used by students over the years and hear stories of confucious method.
Exams were obviously very tough as evidenced by small number of passes.
Place where all the students go to pray to get good grades and finish a school. Everyone, including students, need to pay an entrance fee, though. It seems that an education in this country is not for free.
Temple of Literature & National University
Worth A Visit
Good, however, not great. A profound environment that covers the finer aspects of man and his development into a refind thinker, academic and leader amongst things.
Old knowledge is being lost to the annals...More
What is notable about this place is that the Imperial Academy (aka the 1st university in Vietnam) is also
located in the Temple complex. The Academy is located in the 5th courtyard. It consists of 2 main pavilions and a secondary pavilion on each side....More
One of the highlights of Hanoi, it takes about 1.5-2 hours to see everything properly. I would recommend taking a tour so you know exactly what you're looking at and more about the history, otherwise it's a bit of a maze and could be a...More
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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
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. My family and I found it was a interesting walk, exploring around there.