a landmark on the sword lake, it can be reached through the brideg which looks stunning at night when it is lit up. there is an entry fee to go inside but the view from the bridge... read more
This temple alongside Lake Hoan Kiem was built in the 19th century, and...
This temple alongside Lake Hoan Kiem was built in the 19th century, and named after Saint Van Xuong. Confucian scholar Nguyen Van Sieu had a large pen-shaped tower built at the entrance of
the temple in 1864, featuring three Chinese characters, Ta Thanh Thien, which literally means "to write on the blue sky is to imply the height of a genuine and righteous person's determination and will."