How famous the Hanoi Temple of Literature is!

How famous the Hanoi Temple of Literature is!

Hanoi Temple of Literature is so famous that a lot of school in Hanoi use the Khue Van pavilion in the graduated picture for the pupil. They hope that the pupil will be trying to study with the best effort to get the best result.

 

Graduated students in Hanoi Temple of Literature
Graduated students take some memory pictures in Hanoi Temple of Literature

What is the Hanoi Temple of Literature?

The Temple of Literature is one of the best see-sighting destinations in Hanoi. It’s considered as the first University in Vietnam which was built in 1070 and the worship place of Confucius, scholars, Viet’s Kings. The architecture is preserved as the traditional style, especially the Khue Van pavilion.

 

Khue Van pavilion in Hanoi Temple of Literature
Khue Van pavilion in Hanoi Temple of Literature

The overview of Hanoi Temple of Literature

This green site is out of the crowded streets around. Inside the formal gate is the 5 courtyards with the symmetric entrance and ancient architecture. The main courtyard is the garden of Stelaes which the first stone stele was made since the 15th century and name the doctors of each past exam. Today, a lot of graduated students visit this place to take some ceremony pictures to celebrate their studying.

 

Steles in Hanoi Temple of Literature
Steles in Hanoi Temple of Literature

 

Hidden in this historical relic, there are many interesting stories as the image of Khue Van pavilion, the study and examinations in the feudalism, the “Carp turning into the dragon”, the “crane on the back of a turtle” statue… In a half day tour, the travellers can discover more than they know.

 

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