Bach Ma Temple Overview

Situated at the Old Quarter’s chore, the little Temple of Bach Ma is the oldest in Hanoi city. This temple is one of the legendary places to visit in Hanoi. You spot a splendid-looking red-lacquered funeral palanquin and white horse statue here, as you pass through the wooden doors of the pagoda.

Bach Ma Temple, a cultural gem in Hanoi, Vietnam, traces its roots to the 11th century. Dedicated to the White Horse deity, it boasts intricate architecture with historical significance in Vietnamese folklore. Nestled amidst lush greenery, Bach Ma Temple provides a serene and spiritual ambiance for visitors, especially those on Vietnam tour packages from India. The temple becomes a pivotal stop, encapsulating Vietnam's rich heritage for travelers from the Indian subcontinent. Amidst the tranquility and historical resonance, it stands as an integral part of Vietnam tour packages from India, offering a unique blend of cultural exploration and spiritual immersion in this enchanting Southeast Asian destination.

Location: 76 Hàng Buồm, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

Timings: 9 AM 5:30 PM

Highlights: Emperor Ly Thai built the Bach Ma Temple during the 11th century to honor the white horse that guided him to this particular site. Hence, he chose to construct the city walls on this site but the Confucius shrine was later added in 1839.

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