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Address: Thanh Nien, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Stunning Temple

The temple is so beautiful inside it should be a 5 for excellent...however....the grass is uncleared around the small grounds...nobody looks after the small shop...and nobody... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
Ross M
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Frankston, Australia
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Strolling along the West Lake. I came across a very attractive place just by the side of the bustling street of Hanoi. The 11th century Quan Thanh Temple ( Tran Vu Temple), a Taoist temple in Hanoi, was dedicated to Xuan Wu, one of the well-respected deities in Taoism. It is served as one of four sacred temples in the... More 

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Frankston, Australia
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

The temple is so beautiful inside it should be a 5 for excellent...however....the grass is uncleared around the small grounds...nobody looks after the small shop...and nobody generally seems to care ( including the money collector) A lot of locals gather here...a genuine working temple...Must See!

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Nice but not big old temple. Many tourist come here. It's nice place to visit for people who like cultural monuments.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is a beautiful little temple near Westlake. While it is located on a very busy and noisy road, once you get inside (for 10000 VND ~ 50 cents), the tranquility of the place overpowers the outside noise. There's an impressive statue inside the temple and many locals spend a long time petting its foot.

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Pattaya, Thailand
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Very picturesque old style Viet gate and temple with Buddha statues galore. Check with hotel for location as not easy to find, but worth seeking out.

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Thank Larry M
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

This temple can be difficult to get into and see inside - check the hours beforehand. It is small and simple on the inside - the gate is probably the nicest bit. It ha been rebuilt many times so if you are looking for a slice of the ancient probably not your bag. The location on the lake is good... More 

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