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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 6 days ago

An interesting museum with a beautiful garden housed in a temple which is well curated with infirmative English labels.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 728willemb
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spend maybe an hour here and took in the sights, taking a few photos as we ambled around. It is a really scenic temple and interesting too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 443beckc
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Imperial grounds of top minds of Vietnam for 1000 years history , temple , turtles and altars looks so royal stile with golden turtle on left side altar, plenty of suvenire shops on grounds, I did lite incenses felling was a monent of immense power😀🐢🐢🐢Ante...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank druidwicklow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a wonderful experience but mostly because of the school children who were there. They were all wanting to practice thier English and were super cute and fun, giving high fives, saying hello, and other basics. All super darling.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank anitaneff
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit coincided with students going to pray for success in their exams. This was most interesting. Not a Buddhist place of worship, but to Confucius.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family went there as suggestion from hotel receptionist. It was really nice and peaceful. We will be back again if we have chance.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Avery754
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and beutiful ereas with historical. Will recommend to friends and family come here next time. Good for photoes

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Johnnytuan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed our time at the Temple of Literature. It combines beautiful architecture, significant cultural insight, and details of history. I have a better understanding of Vietnamese culture and history from my visit there.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank DianaHeilman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is an amazing place that everyone must visit. However you need a guide to explain you what you observe.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ivanmil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place to walk through and relax from the hussle bussle of Hanoi. Can get quite busy but the complex is large so crowds aren't to noticeable.

Date of experience: March 2019
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26 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
Libby A
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