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Quan Thanh Temple

Quan Thanh and Thanh Nien Sts., Hanoi, Vietnam
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Ranked #42 of 96 Attractions in Hanoi
Type: Religious Sites
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My mama and I went here for wishing a good things for our life. There are big black Buddha statue , very grand statue in small area. Remember touch at big toe of huge statue to get luck. We really enjoy the time in Hanoi from there with Lotteria - Fast food and beverage !!!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Easy to miss as you approach the lake from the old quarter, active temple with a small entry fee, nice to visit if you are in the area.

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Bathurst, Australia
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293 attraction reviews
281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Not really all that out of the way, as a previous contributor suggests. You can easily combine it with a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Precinct, which is not far south, or with a visit to Tran Quoc Pagoda, a bit to the north. I did this as part of a hop, step and jump between temples and pagodas... More

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Ibiza, Spain
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63 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This temple is out of the way so I would dissuade making a special trip there just to visit this temple as there are many others scattered throughout Hanoi.

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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

this place is famous for young girl who wanna pray to have luck in love. many people live here believe so.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

was very colorful, a lot of people and ceremonies inside, a very nice place to visit and take pictures. we really enjoyed temple.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We visited this Taoist temple during the Vietnamese Newyear . Oofcourse it was rather crowded with many worshippers. The location is beautifull next to the Southern end of the dike separating the West Lake from Truc Bach Lake ( this is the lake where pilot and future US Senator McCain parachuted in after being shot down in 1967 ) The... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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190 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Small nice temple. Many images and offerings to the Taoist heros, such as the general Xuan Wu. Offerings included cans of beers, cigarettes, fake money, fruits and the usual incenses. Very interesting!

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London, United Kingdom
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176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Across the road from the water puppets in this temple - and it's connected across the lake to small islands. Very much a place to see and you do not need the guides on the door who may give you an imploring look but no hassle. Tranquil in the middle of a very busy area.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Super little temple that looks and smells exactly like you imagine a little temple to look and smell like. Beautiful architecture, ornate carving and decoration and a shed load of joss-sticks for that traditional feel. Wonderful place to relax for a half hour before heading on.

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