Ngoc Son Temple

The main attraction at Hoan Kiem Lake is Ngoc Son (Jade Mountain) Temple, on a tiny island at the lake’s northern end. Rising from a mound between its two entrance pillars is the five-story Ink Brush Tower. The pillars are inscribed with the Chinese characters for happiness and fortune.

The main attraction at Hoan Kiem Lake is Ngoc Son (Jade Mountain) Temple, on a tiny island at the lake’s northern end. Rising from a mound between its two entrance pillars is the five-story Ink Brush Tower. The pillars are inscribed with the Chinese characters for happiness and fortune.

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