Quan Thanh temple
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Quan Thanh temple

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Quan Thanh temple was built in 1028 under the reign of King Ly Thai To (the founder of Hanoi capital) by the side of a peaceful and beautiful lake (Westlake). It is one of recommended places for Hanoi.

It is one of four holy temples protecting the Forbidden city of Hanoi capital from the evils. Huyen Thien Tran Vu, the saint of Taoism, is Worshipped inside. He himself guards and administers the north of the country. Therefore, it is also called Tran Vu temple.

Tran Vu's statue was cast of black bronze in 1677 by Mr. Trum Trong, a craftman of Ngu Xa bronze casting village. This statue is considered as the masterpiece of bronze casting art.

Bisede the statue and the bell made by Trum Trong, the temple is also famous with the perfect decoration of mother pearl, lacquer, gold and silver leaves and four holy animals: Dragon, Phoenix, Unicon and Turtle.

During public holiday or the Lunar New Year Festival (Tet holiday) and on the first and fifteenth day of the lunar month, the temple is full of Vietnamese people worshipping and praying for good health, good luck and happiness. Together with Tran Quoc pagoda in beautiful scenery, Quan Thanh temple is a great destination.

other highlights of hanoi

dien huu pagoda
tran quoc pagoda
perfume pagoda
thay pagoda
tay phuong pagoda
but thap pagoda
all hanoi temples, pagodas
all museums for vietnam tours

hanoi old quarter
water puppet
ho chi minh complex
hoan kiem lake
museum of ethnology
one pillar pagoda
temple of literature
ngoc son temple
ho chi minh mausoleum

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