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Ngoc Son Temple

Ngoc Son Temple -- also known as the Temple of the Jade Mountain -- is an iconic attraction in the center of Hanoi, a beautiful tribute to 13th century leader Tran Hung Dao.

Ngoc Son Temple has earned the title “The Most Visited Temple in Hanoi” and you can easily tell it’s true once you see the number of guests — tourists and locals alike — in this attraction. This temple — which is located in the centre of Jade island — is dedicated not only to Tran Hung Dao but also to Master Nguyen Van Sieu and Van Xuong. Connected to Hoan Kiem Lake via a beautiful, blazing red bridge of breathtaking Vietnamese details, Ngoc Son Temple is a great place to explore while you’re in the town centre.



Ngoc Son Temple is located in Jade Island, Hanoi, Vietnam.


Opening Days and Hours

Opens daily from 8:00 to 18:00.


Entry Fee and Bookings

Entrance is VND 30,000 ( USD 1.4) for adults and VND 15,000 (USD 0.70) for children and students.


How to Get There

  • Fly to Hanoi via AirAsia, Korean Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Thai Airways, and Vietnam Airlines.
  • From Hanoi, board a mototaxi to Hoan Kiem Lake.
  • Cross the bridge to Ngoc Son Temple.


Suggested For

  • Solo travelers
  • Couples
  • Families with kids
  • Groups of friends


Time to Spend

Average time spent in this duration is 1 hour.


Popularity and Best Time to Go

The best time to visit the museum is between 16:00 and 18:00.



Western and Vietnamese restaurants are available near Ngoc Son Temple. Options include Avalon Cafe Lounge, Thai Express, Happy Tears Restaurant, Lobster Restaurant, Moo Beef Steak, and K Pub Korean.


Nearby Attractions

  • Temple of Literature
  • Ho Chi Minh Museum
  • St. Joseph’s Cathedral
  • Old Quarter



For accommodations near Ngoc Son Temple, you can choose from Hanoi hotels like Thaison Palace Hotel, Angel Palace Hotel, Hanoi Rocks Hostel, Hanoi Holiday Diamond Hotel, and Hanoi Buddy Inn. Rates range from USD 25 to USD 100.

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