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Chua Tran Quoc

Open Now: 7:30 am - 11:30 am, 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Open today: 7:30 am - 11:30 am, 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Chùa Trấn Quốc (or Tran Quoc Pagoda) is located beside the dazzling West Lake, on Thanh Nien Road, Hanoi. Particularly, it is seated on an island linked by a bridge to the causeway between the two most romantic lakes of Hanoi: West Lake and Truc...more
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Thanh Nien, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Tran Quoc Pagoda is a must-see site; it is exquisite. It dates back to the 6th century and is the oldest Pagoda in Hanoi. The place is brimming with history, and I would suggest that you should research it before you go so that you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gordonj258
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful pagoda by the lake in Hanoi. Its ground has a bodhi tree which was planted from a cutting of original bodhi tree in Gaya, India.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it's viewed as probably the most ancient pagoda in Hanoi because of its history line of over 1,500 years. The structure of the Buddhist center is a slight mixture between the beautiful and solemn landscape on the quiet and peaceful ambiance of West Lake's surface...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank kail r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is surrounded by water, ideal for walking and photos. Stunning tall Vietnamese pagoda and quite tranquil.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Naina-Damani
Reviewed 10 November 2018

At first I didn't want to go because I thought it's probably overrated. But it's really nice, well maintained and it was very quiet when I was there. The area is not very big and you're in and out after 10-15min.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank janastravels
Reviewed 9 November 2018

This is a large temple and pagoda in Hanoi near West Lake. It is so beautiful when visitors to visit around the pagoda is surrounded by large lake. I am very impressed when going to this place

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Madalina C
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The name of this pagoda is Guarding the Nation. It is positioned in the middle of Hoan Kiem lake, connected by an appealing white cork bridge. Just in case you come here at the beginning of the first morning, you are going to see a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BackPacker795134
Reviewed 26 October 2018

The oldest Buddhist pagoda in Hanoi . Located beside the west lake , it is a nice , multi level structure , built around 6th century .Great for walking around peacefuly , enjoying photo-ops , especially at sunset .

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank saul g
Reviewed 24 October 2018

No entrance fee required. Perfect place for sunset photography as you watch the sun set across the West Lake, painting the sky brilliant hues of orange, silhouetting the unique structure of the pagoda. You can marvel at the detail of the pagoda with its many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andy22L
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This's a great Buddhist pagoda and, on the reverse side of the building, temple. The pagoda has many marble Buddhas on the ascending levels, various and of quality that is excellent. The pending trays at equally websites are magnificent and huge. Very great care continues...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mai S
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Response from robc1234 | Reviewed this property |
They would prefer you not wear shorts. But I did not know until I got there so I did. No one said anything.