Monuments/ Statues in Hanoi

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Monuments & Statues in Hanoi

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  • wireless_in_CA
    United States4,983 contributions
    This was one of the quieter sights along Hoan Kiem Lake, however, one that helped provide some context behind the Sword Lake legend.

    The Nam Huong Cultural House was located in the back and was more intro me. The ground floor was locked but peeking inside one can see some ornate items on display from the Le dynasty. Unfortunately no one could go in. The stairs were a bit smooth so getting to the second floor was a bit slippery. An altar dominated the entire floor and was monitored by a lone attendant.
    Written July 9, 2022
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  • Lori M
    California1,747 contributions
    it was fairly unusual to see a statue such as this, one of the most important figures in the history of communism. it's very well done, he looks stately and confident. it's in a nice park across from a beautiful flag tower. we saw it on our way to the HCM Mausoleum. it's a cool statue but really, it's just a statue. snap a pic and you're done!
    Written February 12, 2024
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  • betteskid
    Boston, MA1,355 contributions
    The memorial is a small structure by Truc Bach Lake, the lake where McCain came down and was captured during the Vietnam war, beginning his long ordeal. I was moved to see this and it can be done easily and doesn't take long. Although my political views did not mesh with his, I have always had a deep respect for his service to the United States and I am very glad I got to see this memorial.
    Written February 9, 2020
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  • David B
    Rayong, Thailand9,813 contributions
    Ngo Quyen was born in Duong Lam, about 60 km north of Hanoi.

    He entered the army and quickly rose through the ranks and in 934 AD he cunningly defeated the Chinese overlords at the famed Battle of Bach Dang, He placed sharp bamboo poles in the mouth of the river, then sent his small boats out to entice the Chinese fleet to chase them. The small boats navigated the booby traps, but the Chinese ships were impaled on the stakes.

    This victory paved the way for the independence of Annam (which was to become part of the future Vietnam).

    Ngo Quye was made king and established the Ngo Dynasty, which many consider to be the first Vietnamese dynasty.

    On a day trip to Duong Lam Ancient Village we took to bicycles to ride through rice padi to visit the Ngo Quyen Temple built in his honour, and a little further visited his tomb, which sits on a small rise overlooking a lake.
    Written February 1, 2018
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  • andy g
    Tamworth, UK16 contributions
    A hidden monument located on the edge of the lake. Well worth a slight detour to view if walking by the lake. Not really worth a special trip to visit.
    Written August 8, 2023
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