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Temple of Literature & National University

Quoc Tu Giam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Quoc Tu Giam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday

Our guide Vinh was very enthusiastic, he had to tell us every detail of the history of the Temple, to the point of overload. Still a very interesting visit of how the learning of the past was done. 2-3 hours needs to be allocated for...More

Thank Roger T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our favorite historical sight that we visited in Hanoi. Beautiful gardens and architecture. Made you feel like you had been transported to China. Great photo op!

Thank LondonHH72
Reviewed 2 days ago

I like the place, also the fact that you are not stuck in a building but get to walk around. Do not waste time or money at the shop, except for postcards as there is a lot of tat

Thank frenchchic001
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a historical place that worth half a day spend there. But prepared to bring along rain coat during raining season. A big plot of land with historical buildings that lead you from front gate to different halls. For Chinese, you will have no problem...More

Thank WilliamSeow
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Some peace from the madness of the surrounding city, even though you can still hear it all. Shame no benches/specifically forbidden to rest or even sit down, but definitely worth a visit - lovely architecture and gardens. Weird opportunity to donate coke and chocolates etc...More

Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Interesting to visit, as it is the site of the first university in Hanoi. It is a series of old open buildings, exhibiting the architecture of the time. A visit to the Temple of Literature can easily be combined with a visit to the Fine...More

Thank Stephen C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The area is nice to visit and includes some of the most interesting temples from Vietnam. The visit does not take too long and you can buy cheap tickets directly there.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited the temple as one of the things to do in Hanoi without much expectation. But we were pleasantly surprised that it was actually quite a nice visit in terms of the history of the place. Certainly worth a visit.

Thank lowsweeheng
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of my favorite places to visit in Hanoi. We walked from Old Quarter, may be 30 min or so, but it was easy and fun( got list a couple of times). It is full of history, beautifully restored and preserved , colorful, and you...More

Thank 209Elena
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was the best thing we saw in Hanoi. A tranquil series of old temples. A very pleasant place to explore amongst the hustle of Hanoi.

Thank Tim H
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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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2 October 2016|
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Response from Wilson S | Reviewed this property |
I was there on Monday at mid day and the enterance fee was 30,000. It's worth it, possibly my favorite site in Hanoi. Very beautiful and totally worth it.