The Temple of Literature January 2nd 2008 One of the must-see places when you visit Hanoi is "Văn Miếu" (the Temple of Literature) - "Quốc Tử Giám" (the first National University of Vietnam) which is nearly 1,000 years old. It's a representative of Confucian ways of thought and behavior, as well as a historical and cultural relic.
In 1070, King Lý Thánh Tông erected several important monuments, including Văn Miếu (the Templ ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
I am a Hanoi_girl who loves to travel. When working for a Japanese construction company in Hanoi, I had the chance to travel to 21 countries and to all the 63 provinces in Vietnam, including 24 trips to Huế city. Egypt, Mongolia and Nepal are my love, and other favorite countries are Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Japan, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, China (6 trips, 15 cities), Cambodia (3 trips), Brunei Darussalam, the United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Laos (3 trips), Malaysia (3 trips), Singapore and Thailand (9 trips). I have visited all the countries in South East... full info