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Ngoc Son Temple, Hanoi
(3.7/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Dedicated to a hero who defeated an army of 300,000 Mongol warriors, Ngoc Son Temple rests on a small jade islet on Hoan Kiem Lake. To get here, you'll cross a red wooden bridge known as the "Flood of Morning Sunlight." Once you pass the two stone gateways and enter the main hall, you can burn incense sticks at the large bronze brazier, and afterwards visit the pavilion and altars dedicated to scholars and deities. The ornate altar dedicated to the hero Tran Hung Dao stands behind the scholars' shrines, along with a room that holds a cast of the lake's giant tortoise. Plan your visit to Ngoc Son Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Hanoi vacation generator.
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  • The area in general is just lovely! Crossing the red Huc Bridge takes you to this charming little temple in the middle of the lake. Entrance around 30,000VND. Totally worth a visit! 
  • Cross the Huc bridge and you are at the temple which is situated on a small island. On the border of the old quarter, it is in the high tourist zone.30,000 VND seems to be the typical entry price to t...  more »
  • This measure is a Lake night feature da paloei in. Not difficult to find Laenman who want to take pictures in Whitechapel. Before entering the temple, the daengklang bridge, it would have to turn on the light? Cold weather station!
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  • Hồ Gươm lộng gió :)
  • This is one of the must-go places in Hanoi. It's considered as symbol of the city. Surrounding area is also attractive with old quarters and delicious Vietnamese foods.
  • Nice view on the lake. The entrance of 30 kVND is also ok.
  • Visiting this place does not take too much time with little price - 30000 VND as I remember, for but Vietnamese and foreigner. This is a famous landmark and a long stick with Hanoi people. Every sprint, Tet holiday, everyone come around, light an incense stick and take some pictures.
  • A very very very suitable place to enjoy the view of Hoan Kiếm lake. A little bit crowded in the spring because of limited space.