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Temple of Literature


Văn Miếu, Đống Đa,
Hà Nội, Vietnam

Opening times:
November until March: 8am – 5pm
April until October: 7:30am – 6pm
Closed on Mondays

The Temple of Literature was originally built as a university in 1070 dedicated to Confucius, scholars and sages. The building is well preserved and represents Vietnam’s traditional architecture.

While discovering the Temple of Literature you will come across historic buildings from the Ly and Tran dynasties in a revered place that has seen thousands of doctors’ graduate in what has now become a memorial to education and literature.

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