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Chua Tran Quoc

Closes in 20 min: 07:30 - 11:30, 13:30 - 18:30
Open today: 07:30 - 11:30, 13:30 - 18:30
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Chùa Trấn Quốc (or Tran Quoc Pagoda) is located beside the dazzling West Lake, on Thanh Nien Road, Hanoi. Particularly, it is seated on an island linked by a bridge to the causeway between the two most romantic lakes of Hanoi: West Lake and Truc...more
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Thanh Nien, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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It's very nice temple with beautiful bridge with chinese lanterns and nice views. What's even better - it's free unlike some of other (less impressive) temples. We enjoyed visiting it, definitely worth doing if you are in the area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ch0cbr0wnie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful Pagoda on the west lake in Hanoi. Definitely worth a visit. The only thing we didn't like is the way they hold and sell small sea turtles in horrible condition as well as small fish and that they pull them in ponds not intended...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank liornz
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a fair walk from the city centre but is also a stop on the hop-on-hop-off tour bus. IT's very scenic as it's on the lake and you look carefully you can see sea-snakes which was pretty cool. But the whole place outside is full...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pink00flamingo
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice looking marron colour pagoda by a very nice lake. it is a bit far from the old quarter, like 30 mins walk. and u need to Cross streets many times in order to get there. Very peaceful and pretty. super nice look from the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 435jalali
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To have a short break from the chaos of old town, we jumped in a grab (asian uber) and visited this quite beautiful pagoda located on a small island within Westlake, (It is one of the oldest in Hanoi and was built over 1500 years...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pretty pagoda on a very pretty lake. Crossing the street in order to get to it was a scary experience as is crossing all streets in Hanoi. Very peaceful and pretty

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Angela P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Hanoi city don't forget to visit this place with full of Histories. Located near the west lake Peaceful place to spend sometime

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jayshan69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth the walk along the water and seeing the views of Hanoi from this vantage point. Note crossing the street to get there (if you have to) is not easy!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CharlotteB4542
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located beside West Lake is one of the oldest Buddhist pagodas in Hanoi; Chùa Trấn Quốc. Tran Quoc Pagoda is seated on an island and linked by a bridge across the lake. The main pagoda is deep red and the beautiful architecture creates many fantastic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Laura T
Reviewed 16 January 2019

I'm giving a relative 5 stars because its one of the better things to visit in Hanoi. Its probably the best pagoda in Hanoi. It's beautiful and you can walk there from the old quarter.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mai S
6 May 2016|
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Response from robc1234 | Reviewed this property |
They would prefer you not wear shorts. But I did not know until I got there so I did. No one said anything.