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Quan Thanh Temple

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Legend has it that Quan Thanh Temple was established during the reign of Emperor Ly Thai To (reigned 1010–1028) and was dedicated to Tran Vu, Deity of the North in Taoism, whose symbols of power are the serpent and turtle (see section on Animal...more
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Thanh Nien Street | Quan Thanh, Ba Dinh, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 24 3823 4378
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All reviews bronze statue west lake small entry fee spacious courtyard entrance gate break from the hustle and bustle truc bach lake local guide worth a visit vu century taoist deity gods reign dynasty cast
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thus temple as other temple in Hanoi... but don’t see the situation because it’s very very not good... just go for this temple for function if you believe

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amazinggirls
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Watching the sun filter through the trees past the altars was beautifully peaceful. It was a bit disappointing that some of the street hawkers selling to tourists ventured inside, but otherwise, definitely worth a visit. They do charge an entry fee though, so be aware,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sarsdow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Important city temple , paid entry required but as with most temples in area it is very cheap. Statues of the Phoenix and turtle depict the famous story

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eski701
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Established over a thousand years ago at the southern tip of West Lake, this old Taoist temple is dedicated to Huyen Thien Tran Vo; the deity who watches over the city. Simple in comparison to it's contemporaries in other Asian countries, the single hall exhibits...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 468billm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Taoist temple is named Place of the Gods. Built in the 11th century as one of 4 temples. This temple was to ward off malevolent spirits from the North and is surely worth a visit if for nothing else other than to admire it's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gordonj258
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Just paid a visit at this ancient building in VN, there's not so crowd of tourists but it's quite place to understand and make a memorable trip here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank monika_dream
Reviewed November 13, 2018

I just stopped for a moment to just walk inside this beautiful temple in Hanoi it's just about the walking distance from the Tranc Quoch Pagoda, the temple has a spacious courtyard and a small Altair for the people to perform their rituals the small...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ashwathram r
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Our tour guide would have skipped this except that I caught that he had not taken us; so, he took us. I would not want to miss it. The bronze statute of Tran Vu was exceptional. This was Taoist and different from the Temple of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lim1006
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Very interesting and beautiful. Would have liked more detail of the history though. Need to research!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarieL14
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

A quick stop from the mad rush of the city. Could do it in 15 minutes. Benches in the courtyard area, so you can relax there in the shade with a book.

Date of experience: October 2018
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April 30, 2016|
Response from ThomasBo | Reviewed this property |
Your list is a very good itinerary for Hanoi, but you should not miss Hoa Lo, often called 'Hanoi Hilton' - the former French security prison, which was also used for the US prisoners of war. It is a very interesting museum... More