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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

I wouldn’t make a special trip here; but if drinking through it is worth a short visit. Underwhelming but historically significant place. And some photo opportunities here.

Thank george60898
Reviewed 9 September 2018

There are 2 very nice temples on the site from 2 dynasties, with a lovely bridge and gatehouse entrance. The entrance price is only 20000 VND for an adult and 10000 VND for kids. However, the temples are not huge, grand affairs, both look the...More

Thank RSD78
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I feel like I was tricked into going here since I saw amazing photos of this place on the Internet. When we arrived we walked around for only 30 minutes and saw a small cluster of temples. If you go to see temples in Hue...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

If you pass by in your way to Tam Coc check it our. By itself its not really worth it, unless you really like them early vietnamese kings.

Thank Niklas G
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

It's raining day - fresh air in the middle of Capital. A local boy visiting old capital of Hanoi - a meaning trip to me. I had a chance to know about the interesting story, the places King stayed. Each one have their own opinion...More

Thank kenvindo
Reviewed 15 August 2018

With a private guide arranged by the Aisa Tour Advisor this was really great experience. We learned so much about the history.

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Not worth the extra trip if one is short of time.. It's a smaller scale temple. We also had lunch at one of the food stalls there and it was almost inedible as the food was literally soaked in oil

Thank rachandben9192
Reviewed 8 August 2018

It is a very well maintained historic site. The temples are beautiful but nothing outstanding. If you are in the area, have a quick look!.

Thank David P
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This short trip to Hoa Lu you can combine with the boat trip in Trang An or Tam Coc. Hoa Lu was the political, cultural and economic center and had a large citadel which was surrounded by beautiful towering mountains. Although very little of the...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

For me it was an ok visit but if you put the weight of history behind this, maybe it’s a one time visit. This is usually part of A day trip package along with Tam Coc, which I took. Now it cannot be ruled out...More

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