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Temple of Literature & National University

Closed Now: 7:30 am - 11:30 am, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Open today: 7:30 am - 11:30 am, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Quoc Tu Giam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting this place. Our guide was very friendly and informative and the grounds were well maintained and looked after. There is quite a lot of information to take in and it is worthwhile spending some time here .

Thank rhthomas1980
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of the oldest and rennonned literature place in Vietnam. Every graduate students having dream of coming here and having the photoshoot after that they complete the degree. It's the best treat of seeing the old traditional way of teaching place and art.

Thank chitranjanm2
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Temple of Literature holds a wealth of history and numerous stories within the grounds Learn about why the Stork stands on the tortoise, what the tortoise statues / headstones depict, Why Confucius? If you are lucky enough to go during graduation times youll see...More

Thank StiffleEverywhere
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wasn't quite sure what to expect but we did enjoy this visit and learnt a bit as well, would recommend having a guide tho. Went in early Sept

Thank turtle63
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's 1 of the favorite place of mine in Hanoi. I like the architecture here. It is a peaceful and quiet area, a good trip from the hustle and bustle lifestyle. At that time, pupils from all colleges in Hanoi came here to have pictures....More

Thank Adriana O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Definite must see when going to Hanoi. Beautiful ancient architecture, gardens and history. Make sure your tour guide is knowledgeable for sites in the area. Great to see how different student life was back then.

Thank RakeshK2377
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing and I think is totally worth a visit. However you need a tour guide so they can explain all the history behind it. I couldn’t see signs in English, so without a guide you won’t know much about it. Highly recommend...More

Thank Vanessa F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I took a city tour for half day, the tour guide took me to this place. I thought it would only took a few minutes to see inside it,but I was wrong. It took more than 1 hour for me to enjoy this place since...More

Thank Santi_Yosaint
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Considered to be the first university in Vietnam, Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam is not only a well-known historical relic of the capital Hanoi but also contains the cultural quintessence of the period Previous history of feudalism and traditional values ​​of Vietnam.   In...More

Thank Deliciousvn
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was given a detailed tour by Thao & Ly, 2 university students from Hanoi Walking tours club wbo shared the ancient traditions of their forefathers & the examinations in Vietnam. They even showed me their forefathers' names who appeared on the "tiger-dragon" honours roll....More

Thank Kit Peng W
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Libby A
15 May 2018|
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Response from Michael N | Reviewed this property |
No ! Well worth while going.
1 November 2017|
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Response from Jieying0816 | Reviewed this property |
No, you don't need. Just wear casually
7 December 2016|
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Response from Duc P | Reviewed this property |
Casual uniform just fine here
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