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Temple of Literature

Tuesday - 27/11/2018 02:48
The Temple of Literature is named as the first university in Vietnam - a golden milestone in the fine tradition of the nation. This is a place that preserves the beauty of both architecture and history, is one of the famous attractions that visitors can not ignore each time they visit the capital of Hanoi thousand years of civilization.
The Temple of Literature is named as the first university in Vietnam - a golden milestone in the fine tradition of the nation. This is a place that preserves the beauty of both architecture and history, is one of the famous attractions that visitors can not ignore each time they visit the capital of Hanoi thousand years of civilization.
According to historical records, the Temple of Literature was built in August of Canh Tuat (1070s), the second year of King Le Thanh Tong. He set up Van Mieu as a place to worship the Confucian and Confucian Confucian as Chu Cong Confucius ... Overall, the Temple of Literature is a large rectangular area with an area of ​​about 54000m2 surrounded by a wall. It is 300m long and 700m wide, runs from Quoc Tu Giam to Nguyen Thai Hoc street. Former Temple of Literature is Huu Nghiem, Tho Xuong district is located on 58 Quoc Tu Giam Street, Van Mieu Ward, Dong Da District, Hanoi, about 1 km from Hanoi Railway Station, about 10 minutes by bus from Kim Ma, My Dinh bus station about 10 minutes drive, the Presidential Palace, Mausoleum about 1.5km. 
I am on high schoolArchitectural complexes of Van Mieu are arranged for each zone and each class according to the North-South axis, simulating the planning of the Confucius Temple complex in his hometown of Khuc Phu, Shandong, China. However, the scale here is simpler and traditional arts of the nation. The entire architecture of the temple architecture is the head of the Nguyen. The campus is surrounded by four brick-built bricks, typical of the Le Dynasty with a life span of over 300 years.
This is the only way to save moneyAt this point, visitors not only discover the beauty of architecture such as the architecture of the gate, the meaning of the image of the lower tigers, dragon carp, ... but also learn more meaning The structure of Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam, such as Khue Van Cac, Thien Quang well, Ho Van, Van Mieu di, Dai Trung Mon, Khue Van Cac, Thien Quang well, Dr. Pham, Dai Thanh. Alongside the monuments, visitors will feel the ancient statues, the thoughtfulness of history to see the strange peace as we are on the carriage time to return to the past, Away from the hustle and bustle of the capital city.

Ben Temple of Literature inMeans to go to Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam
Temple of Literature is in the inner city so you can easily get there by various means.
  • If coming from Hoan Kiem Lake, you follow Le Thai To street, turn right on Trang Thi street, go to Cua Nam, Nguyen Khuyen and turn left into Van Mieu street. As Hanoi has many one-way streets, especially around the Van Mieu should visitors to avoid traffic violations. Guests can also call Taxi, Motorbike at  or call Taxi Mai Linh 0438616161, Taxi Group 0438262626
  • If you go by bus, you go the following routes will have stops near this area: 02, 38, 25, 41 with a fare of only 7,000. More specifically, visitors can use the bus search application to search or visit  or google map to search
Admission tickets to Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam
Normally, to visit Van Mieu, we will have to buy tickets and the fare will be:
- For foreign visitors, the entrance fee for Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam is 30,000 VND per person.
- Vietnamese guests are also VND 30,000 per person per visit.
However, there are some cases that are exempted 50%, even free tickets to visit the Temple of Literature. Specifically, these are:
- In case of reduction of 50% of ticket price to visit Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam: People with severe disabilities, old people, aged 60 years and over, people in remote areas, people with merit. with nationality, students and students aged 15 and above and must have a student ID card.
- Where to get free admission: People with severe disabilities, children under 15 years.
Opening time of Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam
Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam is open on all days of the week, from Monday to Sunday are open. And seasonal fluctuations. Specifically:
- For the summer (between mid-April to mid-October: Opening hours from 7:30 to 17:30.
- For winter (the rest of the year): Opening time of the Temple of Literature from 8 hours to about 17 hours daily.
Some note when visiting Temple of Literature 
Respect relics, observe the regulations of the monument management unit. No damage to the relics, relics. Do not rub the turtle head, write, draw, stand, sit up the beer Dr. ...
Dressing to Van Mieu should be clean, neat. Do not wear too short skirts or pants, loose clothing or indoor clothing. No smoking, hat, hat in the area of ​​worship, exhibit ...
Carrying out the civilized lifestyle of the place of worship: No lack of culture, secrecy, disturbing security; To be attentive to the ceremony, each person only light a compress; Mass offerings, burn incense in the prescribed place
The experience at the Temple of Literature will help visitors have a clear view on the culture, traditions of good education of the nation. An education that always attaches importance to talents like Trung said, "The talented is the spirit of the nation."
Places to visit around Temple of Literature
After visiting the Temple of Literature, you can visit the famous landscapes of Hanoi capital as:

hoang thanh thang long
  • Hoan Thang Thang (a place that preserves the long history of the Vietnamese people with archaeological sites excavated)
  • Hanoi flag tower (Ky Dai)
  • Hoan Kiem lake
  • Hanoi Opera House (European style artwork)
Dining places around Temple of Literature
Guests can also enjoy the special dishes, bold Vietnamese soul of Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam as:


banh xeophoto cake
Trang Tien Ice Cream - 35 Trang Tien Ha Noi
Fish noodles - No 32, Thinh Hao 1, Ton Duc Thang, Dong Da, Hanoi
Thai Coconut Cream - 24 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Ba Dinh
Ton Duc Thang cakes - No. 29 Ton Duc Thang, Dong Da
Su chocolate covered almond - No 1A Quoc Tu Giam, Van Mieu, Dong Da
Doner Kebab Goethe Café - 56 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Ba Dinh
Dried Ship, Saigon Tea - 116 Nguyen Khuyen, Dong Da


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