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Look for it. Jewel

This communal house on 42-44 Hang Bac Street was built by the street’s first inhabitants who had... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
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Blink and you'll miss it

Easy enough to find though - north side of Hang Bac, between the junctions of Ma May and Ta Hien... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
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Oct 14, 2017
“Look for it. Jewel”
Sep 1, 2017
“A hidden temple”
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Kim Ngan Temple is one of the oldest still standing temples in Hanoi's old quarter. Restored in 2009, this temple holds secrets of the past, a window into Vietnamese culture and sheer historical beauty.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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42 Hang Bac Street, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This communal house on 42-44 Hang Bac Street was built by the street’s first inhabitants who had come from the village of Trau Khe (in Hai Duong province) and who were specialised in the smelting of silver ingots. ... In the French colonial period, Hang...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 795gl
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This temple is easy to miss but it is actually right on a busy main thoroughfare on Hang Bac Street in central Hanoi. Look for it, enter and you won't be disappointed, it is beautifully but simply decorated. There is traditional live music there several...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Easy enough to find though - north side of Hang Bac, between the junctions of Ma May and Ta Hien. Probably only worth visiting when there's a concert on, otherwise you'll only be there five minutes at most. Live music, dance, song - 8pm every...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank BobsWorth1
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

They present a concert of traditional music in the evening at this temple. We've been to Hanoi several times and finally went to a performance. I wish we had done so much earlier. The music is lively and entertaining, and the costumes stunning. We'll go...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Wayne J
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Is amazing old temple with interesting inside architecture and traditional decoration dated more then half a centery ago or even more Temple surrounded by nice garden and the hole atmosphere there is good for meditation, site seen and mindful thoughts

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Dmitry_Santik
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Located in a 700 year old temple on Hang Bac street, This is definitely the most authentic performance of traditional Vietnamese Art in Hanoi. Celebrating different arts throughout Vietnam, including the once outlawed art of Ca Tru: Which is certainly interesting to experience. It's a...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank Hayden D
Reviewed 29 September 2016

it is a small buddhist temple along hang bac street. it looks like an ancient house. go inside you will find a small garden with the deity. in the front you will notice the yellow lantens.

Date of experience: September 2016
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