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Quan Thanh Temple, Hanoi
(4.1/5 based on 130+ 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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  • If staying in the Westlake area of Hanoi or even if seeking out the best temples and pagodas to view then don't miss this location off your itinerary. It's rich tapestry of colour, size and splendor a...  more »
  • Go watch another victim of sufficient merit and blessings the gods are prostrate cable lives. In it there is the beautiful, shady pond.
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  • See in the picture and then look very big, but really just at the patio. A lot of people. There is a souvenir shop in which a wide variety of side and should go back to the days that people do. Because a lot of people hardly have to take pictures similar to the shrine, China had similar emotions.
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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.
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  • It was a very nice visit to the temple, near Trấn Quốc Pagoda so can be visited in same trip
  • Tu tran thang long