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Address: Quoc Tu Giam St. | Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Beautiful piece of history

An exquisite part of vietnamese history showing the length of their intellect and philosophy. I am so glad it was rebuilt

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campbell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice place for great photos and learning. Nice trip to walk to from Hanoi Elegance Diamond Hotel and see the sights.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a place ! Have to go with someone who can explain the history and richness of this place. Exceptional and beautiful .

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An exquisite part of vietnamese history showing the length of their intellect and philosophy. I am so glad it was rebuilt

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The temple of literature is a place of surprising quaintness and beauty. The green lawns, manicured hedges and lush old trees make it a very scenic and cool park like environment. Old structures, archways and roofs offer many great spots for beautiful photos. The temple itself is nothing special though the grounds surrounding it that are a joy to walk... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place where you can find the shadow of older days. Unlike other places in Vietnam, you can find Chinese wording in this place. The culture is similar to ancient China where people go for examination and seek for a position in government afterwards. I am impressed with the way the local municipal take care of this attraction. The place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the oldest places in town, the monetary built in remembrance of the Chinese philosopher Confucius. In the middle of a buzzing city this place of serenity. Once inside you hardly notice the noise from the city, even though it is on the other side of the wall. Well preserved, beautiful old buildings. And apparently still in use by... More 

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Angaston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We actually really enjoyed this. Lovely gardens and a pretty pond leading to temples. Impressive steles which act as a parchment certificate of the learned scholars. Students still visit the temple to pray for good grades.

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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a large, green oasis in a busy part of town. It was the first national university of Vietnam. The area is dominated by large gardens with a small pool and a low pagoda which houses statute sof Confucius.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have a rest in this place, it's a magnificient garden, with a temple. inside the temple you'll see typical decoration, very exotic ! I don't remember if the entrance is free, anyway it worth it !

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Ujjain, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Temple of literature is good place to visit and move around ,oldest university in Vietnam with big compound

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