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Bach Ma Temple

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76 Hang Buom | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A quick stop is all you need, but if you skipped it you wouldn’t be missing much. Similar to the famous temple in Hong Kong.

Thank Florence S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the heart of the Old Quarter, this small temple is the oldest in Hanoi. It gets busy during festive days when worshipers throng the temple.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Bach Ma temple is located right in the heart of Old Quater so you can easily access by walk if you stay in the old quater. But it cannot be compared to other bigger temples such as Tran Quoc pagoda (in west lake) or Temple...More

Thank ThuHaCao2511
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

One of four spirit temples in Hanoi old town. It is nearby our hotel. Our guide made the history of Hanoi more interesting when we visited this temple. All connect together. Really interesting to know about these legends. My childen liked them so far.

Thank Saminzurich
Reviewed 17 May 2018

At over 1000 years since it's creation it has been maintained hidden behind the yellow walls. They close for lunch mid day. Between Vern and me we took 167 pictures and it isn't that large. There is the main front room where the white horse...More

1  Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

The temple is nice and quiet in the middle of busy area. There is also a toilet there. Not many people were there

Thank zmije
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Very old temple, more than 1000 years old. I reading about temple's history . im really interesting about it. I have a change enjoy traditional music " hat xam" in temple 's gate. So nice

Thank HoanN78
Reviewed 10 April 2018

A fairly nice temple with horse statues. Lots of offerings and the wonderful smell of incense fills the air. Old and important to Vietnamese.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This is supposed to be the oldest temple in Hanoi. While it isn’t large, it impressed us with live traditional dancers.

1  Thank KB C
Reviewed 2 March 2018

With so many temples to see it is nice to find one that is unique. This is the oldest temple in Hanoi and is very clean and well maintained. There are shrines to Confucius, Buddha and others. The majority of the visitors are worshipers, so...More

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