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"SWORD LAKE AND NGOC SON PAGODA" Ngoc Son Pagoda Tip by MikeAtSea

Ngoc Son Pagoda, Hanoi: 3 reviews and 6 photos

  The Ngoc Son Pagoda
by MikeAtSea

The central location of the lake offers great panoramic views. Residents credit Sword Lake with many myths and legends, including huge tortoises that inhabit these waters. In the middle of the lake, on a tiny island reached by a footbridge, stands the Ngoc Son Pagoda, dedicated to Tran Hung Dao, a hero who fought against Kublai Khan’s troops in the 13th century.

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  • Written Dec 3, 2004
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