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Address: Quoc Tu Giam St. | Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Beautiful and peaceful

The architecture is really beautiful, with cheap entrance fee. Many trees and it's good to stroll around and take pictures. There's also Confucius Temple inside where you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It is a harmony mixture of nature and culture in Hanoi inside the centre as you can have a chance to learn more about Education in Vietnam during the stream of Vietnam history.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Lovely place to wander round, very peaceful. Beautiful gardens and lake and interesting history, love that it celebrates academic achievement.

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Dronfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Found it slightly confusing finding the entrance, I clearly walked through the wrong gate as I didn't end up paying and only when I left I saw the paying area. The gardens are very serene, with beautiful lily pads in the water. The temple was a very interesting place, there's not too much to see so you can really slow... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

It gives you a look in the past..worth seeing the history and see what Hanoi was like so many centuries ago...quiet place and surprisingly cool inside.

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Puchong, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The architecture is really beautiful, with cheap entrance fee. Many trees and it's good to stroll around and take pictures. There's also Confucius Temple inside where you can visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

What a spot! Wonderful place to stop and catch your breath in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Hanoi. Well worth a visit.

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sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The site of Hanoi's first university which had an affinity with the teaching of Confucius. Peaceful gardens surround this spot which is a nice place to relax

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

History, culture, gardens, frogs (!), beautiful live traditional music (if you happen to come by at the right time) for the while family. Wandering about quite some time - make it early I. The morning before it gets too hot!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The history of this place was truly astounding to me and the story of the location was very special. To think that so long ago people were having their names carved to signify their education and expertise. The architecture is amazing to look at and its a mostly quiet place to sit and reflect if you need that. This is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Located in the middle of the city, this temple was constructed in 1070 AD and is dedicated to Confucius. There are five coutyads, one lake and one well of clarity. You will also see different messages written on raised platform and decorated fully with flowers.

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