Vietnamese Temple of Literature in Hanoi: A Thousand Years in A Blink

Born a thousand years ago (in 1070), the Temple of Literature was built to honor Confucius. Six years later, king Ly Nhan Tong finally finished the Imperial Academy (Quoc Tu Giam), located inside the Temple of Literature. The academy became the school for royal members, excellent scholars, and doctors to learn and study. In this article, we are going to discover the social life dictated by this temple, and of course the unique architecture.

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