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Quan Thanh Temple, Hanoi
(4/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Quan Thanh Temple hosts huge bronze statue of Trấn Vũ, and boosts rich exterior. According to history, the temple protects the city from evil spirits. As part of four temples, which protect the whole capital, this one guards the north side. Renovated through past years, the temple combines various architectural styles, with predominant imperial era. The temple contains Chinese writings, as well as Vietnamese language written in Latin alphabet. Inside, you can see bronze statue of Trấn Vũ in the shrine, and image of serpent, and the turtle, which symbolize friendship. Put Quan Thanh Temple on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Hanoi vacation builder.
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  • Chuck back Lake opposite to the temple. In was quiet on a bike that is the street in front of the eyes. I had like a prayer wheel, a Tibetan Temple in May.
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  • This is a very quaint small temple. The unique thing about this temple is that it's located right in the city off of West Lake. Is it a must see, not really, if you want to learn a little about the lo...  more »
  • It was quite a small temple and less people inside when we visited there. Entrance fee was 10,000VND per person. 
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  • Nice place but with people trying to cheat you inside and outside. Sad that they let them in.
  • Built in the early 11th century, one of the oldest and well conserved temples in town. It is about 500m away from Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum.
  • Rất đẹp
  • It was a very nice visit to the temple, near Trấn Quốc Pagoda so can be visited in same trip
  • Tu tran thang long