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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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  • In the Old Quarter of Hanoi is a lake and in the Lake you can go out to a small island where a temple is punishable. The temple is l and cozy and you learn a little history about the Lake. Frequented by tourists (lots of people)!
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  • You can stop there because just across the bridge. Not worth the bother to look, and also do not pay bridge of entrance gate, admission is 30000 Don = approx. 150 yen from the Apple. In the mausoleum of the ordinary Chinese contents are sparse. It means what it says because it came so far from cheap. It might be nice of hoan Kiem, when the time to stop by. I think kill time here than around Lake is also vibrant is interesting. Not a great place to take pictures. In degree from a well located in the tourist area famous for that. Country location first of all will be ignored if you will.
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  • This temple is located in the old quarter of Hanoi lies on the shores of Lake of the restored sword. Has sculptures of Saints, turtle, horses etc.
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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.