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Worth popping when walking around the lake .interesting site with nice gardens and info in English... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2017
Simone B
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London, United Kingdom
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Heroes and History

This special site is in honour of the Hero of Hanio, Le Loi (1385 - 1483), who later became King Le... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
JackFranco1
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Le Thai To Street, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Worth popping when walking around the lake .interesting site with nice gardens and info in English . You need to be covered to go into the top bit

Thank Simone B
Reviewed October 16, 2017

This special site is in honour of the Hero of Hanio, Le Loi (1385 - 1483), who later became King Le Thai To. A magical story of a hero, a sword and the lovely Hoan Kiem Lake. Read the story and look at the ancient...More

Thank JackFranco1
Reviewed September 17, 2017

This a lovely little temple located West of Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi. It is dedicated to Le Thai To who ruled as King from 1428 to 1433. The temple is well kept and a cool detour from the scorching Hanoi sun on a hot...More

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Nice relaxing stroll around the statues. Informative signs with the story. Enjoyed a brief break from the noise and traffic whilst walking around the lake.

Thank Felicity B
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Small temple devoted to legendary Viet hero/leader. The grounds are kept well and the inscripted rock is translated into English. Leave a small sacrificial monetary note for well-wishing.

Thank wlamb123
Reviewed May 8, 2017

We saw this huge statue of King Le Thai To during our walk around Hoan Kiem lake. It is situated in an open air area - a large square just opposite the turtle tower at the centre of the lake. Visited by lots of locals...More

Thank moonlotus18
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Monument to King Le Thai To that I just happened to come across while out walking. I really liked this wee place and thought it very beautiful and peaceful. Good to learn more about local history as well.

Thank owlesey
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Tucked away nearby the lake. This is a nice story of the King and the lake. Well maintained and pretty. Worth checking out

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

This memorial provides an excellent overview of the achievements of King Le Thai To. Located close to Hoan Kiem Lake, it is worth a diversion to see. The grounds are clean and well maintained. Thanks for your vote if you found this review helpful.

Thank TWal1
Reviewed November 12, 2016

This is a little shrine and a monument, located just next to the lake. While the area of the shrine is not that big, it makes for a good 5-minute stop while circling the lake.

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