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Bach Ma Temple

Hang Boum, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Hang Boum, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many tourists visit Hanoi for the main attractions connected to Ho Chi Minh. As an aside, they may also walk through a temple or pagoda just to say that they had done so. If you fall into this category of visitor and just want to...More

Thank eelSeattle
Reviewed October 24, 2017

A great time to enjoy the culture and beliefs in Vietnam, a tranquil destination. great place for adults.

Thank Harriet G
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank Reslimpan
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Philipp H
Reviewed May 15, 2017

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

Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed April 23, 2017

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

Thank palawandave
Reviewed March 12, 2017

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

Thank Chokk
Reviewed January 18, 2017

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.

Thank David B
Reviewed December 29, 2016

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

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Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

It's free to get in, supposedly original site of settlement and is still a working temple. It's worth. Visit just to experience peace just a few metres from the craziness of the Old Quarter.

Thank ChinaRich
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