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With its historical values, great culture and sacred origin and unique beauty, Phuoc Phu has become a regular destination for Ha Thanh people and tourists.


Temple of elephants

Tuesday - 27/11/2018 04:29
Referring to four Thang Long can not mention Voi Phuc Temple. The temple is located on Kim Ma street (Ngoc Khanh - Ba Dinh - Hanoi) right next to Thu Le Park. This is a unique architectural style, and possesses a rare majestic beauty.
Temple of elephants
Temple of elephants
When was Vientiane Temple established? 
Temple of Voi Phuc also known as Linh Lang temple was built in the seventh chapter of the Gia Khanh (1065), Ly Thanh Tong, southwest of the old Thang Long (Linh Lang). 
Voi Phuc Temple

Gated Voi Phuc Temple 
According to legend, the god Linh Lang is under the Ly Hoang prince Chan (son of King Ly Thanh Tong) who helped his father against the Tong waterfront Nhu Nguyet and sacrificed there. In that victory can not not mention the work of two elephants elephants helped bring Spirit Lang and soldiers to the battle. 
To commemorate the prince's merit, the emperor was ordained as Linh Lang Dai Vuong and built a temple with two stone elephants lying in front of the temple. Later, people called the temple is Voi Phuc Temple. 
How to celebrate the Voi Phuc Festival?
Every year, from 9 to 11/12 lunar year, the festival of Voi Phuc Temple takes place in memory of Spirit Lang. The festival took place with great activities such as procession of fan chess, gongs, crowns, aprons and the two rows of the same bowl, the team is very busy. 
elephant skin

Two stone elephants lying prostrate in front of the temple temple 
festival is an open annual cultural activities with the participation of the lowland. The festival goes beyond the space of Thu Le to Thuy Khue, Van Phuc, Bong Lai (Dan Phuong). 
The architecture of the 
Temple of the Emerald Buddha is located on a flat and spacious mound. Three outward-looking and intersecting southeast. The temple faces east (on the Thu Le lake), the two sides are wide alley, long, tiled with many ancient trees. 
The front porch is tiled with many high stone steps, in that direction a semicircular well is formed. In the direction of the small road leading to the long bridge, curved north to the garden of Thu Le Park.
The worship of the Linh Lang Temple is arranged, arranged in a monumental style of "internal foreign national". The road has 3 compartments, the main one is the hole, the left has a big drum, the right is the brass bell, the two porches have pairs of roses and white. At the consolation hall, the wooden door was designed on four sides. 
On the roof of the main temple is covered with dragon, four sides have the dragon, phoenix, phosphorus, tiger. The front has 5 compartments, the front of the statue is covered with stone. That is the place where the mother of Spirit Lang. 

Inside the temple are two bronze statues. In 1994, the bell was 93cm high, 70cm diameter complete casting. The bell is the "Upper West". Outside the temple grounds, nine large muom trees with over 700 years old. 
In 1962, Voi Phuc Temple was classified by the Ministry of Culture as a historical and cultural monument. Up to now, Linh Lang temple still attracts visitors to visit, temple ceremony. This is one of the famous landscapes of the capital.
Ben Voi Phuc Temple in

What is the means of the Voi Phuc Temple? 
In the two paths, there are many old trees with hundreds of years old. 
Visitors can go to Linh Lang Temple by means of: 
- Motorcycle, oto: Temple has parking lot, or nearby parking lot. So wide you can rest assured. 
- Taxi, xe om: If you do not want to drive yourself, you can choose taxi or xe om but it will cost a little more. 
- Bus: Buses pass through Kim Ma (near Thu Le park) such as: 09, 13, 27, 28, 32, 34, 38 ... with fare of 7,000 - 8,000 VND / pass. 
Activities after visiting the Temple of the 
from the Vientiane Temple to Thu Le Park is very close
Visiting and celebrating at Voi Phuc Temple, tourists can visit some nearby places such as Thu Le Park, Lotte Center or go a bit further. Truc). 
Also, enjoying good food is indispensable. Around Vientiane temple there are many restaurants, restaurants with delicious food. One of the most popular dishes is the chicken no way out at the Chicken restaurant opposite the temple. 
Also, choosing a rest area for the distant traveler is a must. At the Voi Phuc Temple, you can choose Hotel 24 Kim Ma at 65 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh, Hanoi (telephone 024 3823 7540) is the stop address.


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