Being prominent in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple was built on a small island in the north of the Lake.
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In the outside of the first gate, two Chinese letters were painted in red color which means Happiness (Phuc) in the right and Prosperity (Loc) in the left. Behind the first gate is Pen Tower (Thap But) made from stones and located in Doc Ton Mountain.
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Ngoc Son Temple is the unique architectural ensemble located next to Hoan Kiem Lake.
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Ngoc Son Temple was built in 19th century.
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Ngoc Son Temple was only used to worship a scholar Van Xuong and Tran Hung Dao, a hero of Vietnam in 13th century.
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Turtle Statue in Ngoc Son Temple.
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Ngoc Son Temple is located on Ngoc island of Hoan Kiem Lake in the heart of Hanoi. This is a historical temple as well as a special national relic of Vietnam.

Ngoc Son Temple was built in the nineteenth century, and it was originally known as Ngoc Son Pagoda before being renamed Ngoc Son Temple because it only worshiped Van Xuong and Tran Hung Dao, national heroes of Vietnam. The temple was known as Ngoc Tuong under King Ly Thai To until it was renamed Ngoc Son during the Tran Dynasty.

Although Ngoc Son Temple has new architecture, there is something very special about the space, about the combination of the temple and the lake, about all of these special features that gave the temple an ancient, harmonious, and well-matched beauty because it is a mix of human and nature. This is something visitors will notice as they explore the site.

Ngoc Son Temple and Hoan Kiem Lake have become symbols of national history, awakening national pride as well as the spirit of each Vietnamese in the nation everlasting. This unique temple is located in the heart of Hanoi capital with Hoan Kiem Lake, visiting this temple implies that you have also visited Hoan Kiem Lake, which is located in the heart of Hanoi capital.

Ngoc Son Temple is also a must-see on your trip to Hanoi because it is one of the most popular destinations that must be included in a Hanoi city tour that you should not miss. This site is well worth a visit; every tourist who comes to Hanoi will easily find it because it is located in the heart of Hanoi’s capital and on Hoan Kiem Lake, the soul of Hanoi.

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