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Quan Thanh Temple, Hanoi

4.2
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 and other Hanoi attractions into our Hanoi trip itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • A modest looking temple from outside but beautiful on the inside, with a 4m tall bronze statue inside the temple. Lots of pretty statues on the courtyard and cost 30,000 VND (£1) definitely worth...  more »
  • Very authentic and breath taking place. Very quiet inside, you can feel spirit of ancient. One of must see places in Hanoi  more »
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  • Very nice temple with interesting architecture. Worth going to have a quick look around.
  • Cost to park motor bike (if you have) and also an entry fee, but minimal. Very large property, so assume more time walking around than the Pagoda down the street. Getting to isn't the easier and the curbs are Really tall to get your motorbike onto the sidewalk. Very peaceful....I suggest sitting in the courtyard to relax.

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