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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 2.5 km
Ascend 14 m
Descend 16 m

Your chosen free self-guided walking sightseeing tour is located in Hanoi, Vietnam. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions including their details.

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Sight 1: Temple of Literature

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Temple of Literature The original uploader was Chuoibk at English Wikipedia. / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Văn Miếu is a temple dedicated to Confucius in Hanoi, northern Vietnam. The temple also hosts the Imperial Academy, Vietnam's first national university. The temple was built in 1070 at the time of Emperor Lý Thánh Tông. It is one of several temples in Vietnam which is dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. The temple is located to the south of the Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long. The various pavilions, halls, statues and stelae of doctors are places where offering ceremonies, study sessions and the strict exams of the Đại Việt took place. The temple is featured on the back of the 100,000 Vietnamese đồng banknote. Just before the Vietnamese New Year celebration Tết, calligraphists will assemble outside the temple and write wishes in Chữ Hán. The art works are given away as gifts or are used as home decorations for special occasions.

Wikipedia: Temple of Literature, Hanoi (EN)

arrow down foot steps 635 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 2: Vietnam Fine Arts Museum

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Vietnam Fine Arts Museum upyernoz from Haverford, USA / CC BY 2.0

The Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts is located in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a museum showcasing Vietnam's fine arts from a range of historical periods. It is the country's primary art museum, the second being the smaller Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts.

Wikipedia: Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts (EN)

arrow down foot steps 517 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Flag Tower of Hanoi

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The Flag Tower of Hanoi is a tower in Hanoi, Vietnam, which is one of the symbols of the city and once a part of the Hanoi Citadel, a World Heritage Site. Its height is 33.4 m.

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arrow down foot steps 175 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Lenin Park

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Lenin Park is a park named Lenin, opposite to the Vietnam Military History Museum in Hanoi. It is located on the streets of Dien Bien Phu, Tran Phu and Hoang Dieu. The park's campus is triangular, with a total area of 17,183 m², which includes the Lenin monumental architectural complex.

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arrow down foot steps 244 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Vietnam Military History Museum

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The Vietnam Military History Museum, set up on 17 July 1956, is one of seven national museums in Vietnam. It covers 12,800 m2. It is situated in central Hanoi, opposite the Lenin Park and near the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. The Flag Tower of Hanoi is located inside of the museum grounds.

Wikipedia: Vietnam Military History Museum (EN)

arrow down foot steps 396 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Doan Mon Gate

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Doan Mon (端門) is the main southern gate to Thang Long Imperial Citadel, built in the Ly Dynasty, but the doan Mon gate that still exists today was built by the Le dynasty and renovated under the Nguyen dynasty. This is one of the 5 surviving buildings in Thang Long, namely: Hanoi FlagPole, North Gate, Doan Mon, Glass Thien Palace and Temple of Literature - Quoc Tu Bishop. Doan Mon Gate is U-shaped, from East to West 46.5 m long, there are 5 arches, the middle gate arch for the king to go, the two main gates next to it are Ta Doan Mon and Huu Doan Mon. The gate is now intact. Currently, the door is the entrance of Thang Long Imperial Citadel.

Wikipedia: Đoan Môn (VI)

arrow down foot steps 501 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Archeological site of Thang Long Imperial Citadel

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The Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long is a complex of historic imperial buildings located in the centre of Hanoi, Vietnam. It was first constructed in 1011 under the reign of Emperor Lý Thái Tổ of Lý dynasty.

Wikipedia: Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long (EN)

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