"The Oldest University in Nam" Temple of Literature Tip by bchurchill

Temple of Literature, Hanoi: 71 reviews and 190 photos


Recently this site was restored. The elders in the city advised that it was used as a public toilet for quite some time. They laugh at the tourists that wlk in and out and take pictures. The elders remind me of the old Kosovars that have no appreciation for the historical landmarks that shaped there nation into what it is. The Universtiy was used to educate Mandarins, or the Kings advisers and governors. These were the Vietnamese people that had the power of knowlege and dicated the actions of the Kings.

Address: Quoc Tu Giam St. | Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000,

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 12, 2007
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