Quan Thanh Temple

15/04/2016 08:59

Address: Thanh Nien, Hanoi

Open hours: 08:00 – 17:30

Ticket:  VND 10.000

 

Quan Thanh temple is an important historical and cultural place in Hanoi. According to the legend, Tran Vu is a figure who helped King An Duong Vuong chase away demons during the construction of Co loa Citadel. The temple first existed in the south of the To Lich River (1160) but then was moved to the North-west of the capital (the present site) (1474). It is one of the “Thang Long Tu Tran” which honors the Holly Figures guarding at four main directions (East – West – south – North) of the ancient Thang Long citadel. Quan Thanh temple attracts visitors for its famous special and beautiful structure and religious cultural place.