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Away Travel Expert: David Swanson
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RomanceExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Anniversary,Honeymoon,Wedding
RomanceExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • The temple is a favorite place for Hanoi couples to shoot their wedding photos, typically in ornate, classical costumes.
  • The rows of polished stone tortoises in the third courtyard bear the names of revered former students. The tortoises date to 1484, and rubbing their heads is said to bring luck.
A beautiful example of traditional architecture, the Temple of Literature dates to 1070, when it was built to honor Vietnam's men of literary skill. Six year later, this sanctuary of Confucianism became Vietnam's first university. Today, the

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Address:
Quoc Tu Giam St
Hanoi
Vietnam
Parking: Daily 7:30am-5:30pm
Price: Admission 5,000 VND (35¢/£0.20) and 3,000 VND (20¢/£0.10) for an English brochure


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 04/845-2917
Price Information: Admission 5,000 VND (35¢/£0.20) and 3,000 VND (20¢/£0.10) for an English brochure
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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