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MartynC_HK
Hong Kong, China339 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2016 • Couples
We came here as part of a days tour with Hanoi Vespa Tours. The temple initially looks like a traditional Chinese Buddhist temple but it is actually dedicated to the Mother Goddess Lieu Hanh. It is one of the main temples in Hanoi and very popular with the locals seeking good fortune in business and gambling.

This is a working temple and we did not see that many tourists, just lots of locals. Plenty of food and drink stalls and hardly any tourist stalls.

Worth a visit and worth a walk round the lake nearby.
Written August 10, 2016
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JSTrip_77
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina1,235 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Solo
It's disappointing to see so many negative reviews of this place based on its distance from other tourist attractions - or that there are no snack bars en route. Actually, the lakefront is lined with coffee shops and restaurants if you look around enough. As for the temple itself, it's quite beautiful with stunning architecture. And, unlike many of the tourist attractions downtown, this temple is active with worshipers. So, if you're looking for a real experience, this is a great place to come. And, while you're there, there are plenty of seafood restaurants in the area.
Written December 24, 2018
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Leannie
Hanoi, Vietnam2,355 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Solo
Very beautiful and serene atmosphere next to the lake, however there are a lot of stalls and markets nearby so it is a little busy but you are not hassled on any way when walking round.
Written August 8, 2022
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maxscuba
Milano711 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2016 • Couples
It is far from the city centre, located by Tay Ho lake.
Dedicated to the Mother Goddesses, it boosts a spiritual feeling.
Not so many tourists here (unless on weekends), it allows you to spend a couple of hours enjoying the atmosphere.
Don't miss the bat-shaped gong.
Written December 28, 2016
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JasonNguyen24
Hanoi, Vietnam150 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2016 • Solo
I came here twice because I really love it. First time I went with one guide in novntravel.com and 2nd time I went by myself. They sell a lot of food along the way to get in the temple. If you are foreigners, it is worth for seeing because u will not see many tourists here, only for locals. I heard that when someone praying for something here, they will get what the god blessing as they want. I also did that here. Very interesting
Written August 5, 2016
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TravelWorkTravelWork
New Haven, CT18 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2016
Phu Tay Ho is one of the famous temples in Hanoi. This temple dedicated to Mother Goddesses and it locates near Lake Tay Ho, hence the name. We like the golden buffalo in the courtyard as soon as you enter the gate. Street peelers sale all kind of finger foods, drinks, souvenirs, etc. in front of the temple Some of them will follow you until you buy something from them.
Written March 26, 2016
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xfooey
Brooklyn, NY1,964 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2016 • Couples
Only saw locals here. Streets are lined with food vendors and fortune tellers, no tourist tchotchke being hawked. Packed with locals. Very worthwhile visit. On Hoy Tay (West) Lake. Bit out of the way, but a breeze to get to on motorbike. Here's the GPS coord: 21°3'22.69"105°49'11.07"
Written February 27, 2016
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Della G
Coquitlam, Canada796 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2015 • Friends
This interesting temple located on the shores of West lake, is dedicated to the Mother Goddesses. West lake has several temples located by the lake but this one seems to be very popular. What is also interesting is the short walk from the road towards the temple. The walkway has many stalls that sell offerings for worshippers to leave at the altars. It is interesting to see what you could purchase as offerings besides incense. There are also many food stalls offering tasty Vietnamese dishes. The temple itself appears freshly painted and is quite striking in appearance. This temple is in an ideal scenic location and taking a short walk around the lake makes the visit more appealing.
Written January 3, 2016
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ChristyGreat
Taipei, Taiwan112 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2015 • Couples
We visited this temple today in the middle of West Lake. It's a very long walk from other attractions and we have doubts if we should go. I think it's so worth the effort to visit here! The temple is repainted and very beautiful. Lots of locals here and almost none tourists.
Written November 19, 2015
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caipirina
Colombo, Sri Lanka811 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2014 • Solo
As with many other places of prayer in Vietnam, this area can get very packed around Tet. But it is still beautiful to follow the hustle and bustle, or wait it out and visit at other times to find serenity.
Written August 22, 2014
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