Ngoc Son Temple Hanoi

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Photo : Bùi Thụy Đào Nguyên/Wikimedia
Photo : Bùi Thụy Đào Nguyên/Wikimedia

Ngoc Son Temple entrance tickets can be purchased at the counter purchase before The Huc Bridge. Before entering the temple aka tone ticket inspection. Ticket prices for 3000 Dong and Opening Hours ranging from 08.00 to 17.00 every day. Ngoc Son Temple is located on a small island in the northern part of Hoan Kiem Lake. Literally meaning Ngoc Son is the Rock Jade. The history of the temple began in the 14th century, but the current temple building was probably built in the 18th century. Ngoc Son Temple was established in honor of Tran Hung Dao, a hero who led the Vietnamese army defeated Mongolian 300000, which was then led by the Emperor Kublai Khan. Besides homage to Tran Hung Dao, there are also several altars are built to Van Xuong and La To, the patron Physician.

You will not miss the road to Ngoc Son. This location is arguably the most famous icons in Hanoi. Between the mainland and the island on which the Ngoc Son was, connected with red bridge called The Huc, often translated as Morning Sunlight floods. Like the lions in Singapore, the twin towers in Kuala Lumpur, the red bridge is usually used as illustrations in the tourist brochures to promote the city of Hanoi. Temple complex consists of the main building. In it there are some altar. When travelers the opportunity to go to the Ngoc Son temple will be filled with visitors. Many of those who took time to burn incense and prayed. Inside the main building there is a table that is used as a place to burn incense. On the table there are two statues of protective as well as several other statues. there behind the high altar in honor of Tran Hung Dao. In addition to the main room there is a giant turtle that has been preserved.

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