Attractions Of Hanoi: The Bach MA Temple

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The Bach MA temple in Hanoi

Храм Батьма, Ханой (Вьетнам) Temple Batima, Hanoi
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Temple Bach MA (Bach Ma Temple, also White Horse Temple) from the first glance is not noticeable, and you may not even notice. Meanwhile, the Bach MA temple in Hanoi is the oldest temple of the city. As the story goes, the temple was founded in the spring of the year 1010, the Emperor Li Thai to (Ly Thai To) in honor of a white horse that had brought him to this place.

During its existence, the Church was repeatedly subjected to flooding and other natural disasters, and much dilapidated. Therefore, in the 18th century it was seriously rebuilt, old buildings, almost nothing was left. Inside the temple you will see a suspended statue of the Imperial white horse.

What is good to visit this temple for free, and you can reach it from the old quarter (tourist area) is not necessary, as it is right in it.

🕐 Operation time: daily except Monday from 8:00 to 11:00 and 14:00 to 17:00.

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: admission is free.

🚶 How to get there: the temple is located in the Northern part of the tourist district and you can reach it on foot (the Bach MA Temple on a map of Hanoi). Address 76 Hang Buam Street. Find a temple in the labyrinth of streets of the tourist area is quite difficult, so write down the name and address on a piece of paper.

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admin June 15, 2011
About the attractions of Hanoi here
The temple of Literature in Hanoi + 3D-photo gallery of the temple
The lake of the returned sword in Hanoi + 3D-photo gallery lake
Vietnamese women's Museum + 3D photo gallery Museum
The Bach MA temple + 3D photo
In this topic, ask questions about the attractions of Hanoi and what to see. ...
Kira 22 Nov, 2014
The city is rich in sights, both architectural and natural. Personally I remember Sapa Cathedral - the Cathedral, in its exterior design, similar to Notrе-Dame de Paris. ...
admin 22 November, 2014

Well, basically because about this place says it all. ...
Mila 23, 2015
Thanks for the info!Very interesting and concisely written, and with a map just sooo convenient! ...
samonnoff 24, 2015
3D free all super! Be sure to visit the lake of the Returned Sword through your article :) ...
egorbrel May 8, 2016
If time permits, the Lake of the Returned sword I advise you to look twice a day when the temple on the island, and in the evening when there is a night illumination and not so hot.
Stuffed and on display in the temple made of 250 kg of turtles killed during the bombing of Hanoi by the Americans.
Very symbolic, and impressed my children. They are all the time now on the beach sand doing a turtle... ...
admin 8 May, 2016

Good advice. Actually, IMHO, this is one of the best places for an evening stroll in Hanoi, especially if you're staying in the tourist area North of the lake. It is not fussy same streets they walk, it is best to the lake. I always do when I go there. ...
PaZan 25 December, 2016
I advise you to visit Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. Very interesting and allows you to get acquainted with their culture and ethnic groups. ...