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Bach Ma Temple

Hang Boum, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This peaceful, small temple is located right in the heart of Hanoi's hectic old town. It's like a calm oasis where you can take a deep breath before returning to the hustle and bustle of the crowded streets. Moreover, I think that the white horse...More

Thank Philipp H
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Easy to find it walking in the Old City, this is a thousand year old buddhist temple which is peaceful and provide a sharp contrast with the crowd and cacophony of the streets outside. It is of the north Vietnam buddhism and offers of beers...More

Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The main reason for visiting Bach Ma (White Horse) Temple is to see the white horse and learn about the legend. This temple was originally by a small river but when the king decided to build the wall around the city he saw a huge...More

Thank palawandave
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The Bach Ma Temple is also worth a stop when you are strolling around in the bust streets of the old town. This temple is stated to be one of the oldest in Hanoi but inside it looks like many of the others. It is...More

Thank Chokk
Reviewed 18 January 2017

While strolling around the old quarter it is always worth a quick peak into this temple, as actually is the case with all temples here.

Thank David B
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Many of the references to Bach Ma Temple claim that is the oldest temple in Hanoi. But other temples, such as Chua Tran Quoc Pagoda make similar claims. Maybe the difference is between what is called a temple and what is called a pagoda. Whatever,...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

It's free to get in, supposedly original site of settlement and is still a working temple. It's worth. Visit just to experience peace just a few metres from the craziness of the Old Quarter.

Thank ChinaRich
Reviewed 15 December 2016

This small temple in the middle of the old quarter is worth a visit if you happen to pass by. It is a small temple more than a thousand years old and contains a white horse. According to the legend a magic white horse indicated...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 11 December 2016

It is claimed to be the oldest temple in Hanoi and was built in 11century and referred to as the White Hose Temple.The building that exist today was built in the 18th century. it is a little different to the many small shops and restaurants...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Situated in the middle of Hanoi's Old Quarter is the city's oldest temple. The temple is smaller than most temples in Hanoi and was built to honor a white horse that guided emperor Ly Thai To on where to build the city's walls. This site...More

Thank JungleSnaps
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