Nice little Taoist temple, supposedly the oldest. Homage to the wild horse - see other well written reviews down below for the history. Bring a beer for an offering.
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This peaceful, small temple is located right in the heart of Hanoi's hectic old town. It's like a calm oasis where you can take a deep breath before returning to the hustle and bustle of the crowded streets. Moreover, I think that the white horse...More
Easy to find it walking in the Old City, this is a thousand year old buddhist temple which is peaceful and provide a sharp contrast with the crowd and cacophony of the streets outside. It is of the north Vietnam buddhism and offers of beers...More
The main reason for visiting Bach Ma (White Horse) Temple is to see the white horse and learn about the legend. This temple was originally by a small river but when the king decided to build the wall around the city he saw a huge...More
The Bach Ma Temple is also worth a stop when you are strolling around in the bust streets of the old town. This temple is stated to be one of the oldest in Hanoi but inside it looks like many of the others. It is...More
While strolling around the old quarter it is always worth a quick peak into this temple, as actually is the case with all temples here.
Many of the references to Bach Ma Temple claim that is the oldest temple in Hanoi. But other temples, such as Chua Tran Quoc Pagoda make similar claims. Maybe the difference is between what is called a temple and what is called a pagoda. Whatever,...More
This small temple in the middle of the old quarter is worth a visit if you happen to pass by. It is a small temple more than a thousand years old and contains a white horse. According to the legend a magic white horse indicated...More
It is claimed to be the oldest temple in Hanoi and was built in 11century and referred to as the White Hose Temple.The building that exist today was built in the 18th century. it is a little different to the many small shops and restaurants...More