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Temple of Literature

Historical complex in Hanoi, Vietnam dedicated to education. Built in 1070 as Vietnam's first university and now a popular tourist attraction.
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Established in 1070, the Temple of Literature is locally known as Van Mieu and has long been associated with learning. It’s one of the earliest structures in the city and part of the original city. Emperor Ly Thanh Tong had it built and dedicated it to Confucius. Over the years, the grounds were expanded and new structures were added.

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