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Confucianism & the Temple of Literature in Hanoi

Confucianism & the Temple of Literature in Hanoi

Confucianism is a social, moral, educational and political philosophy (or simply a way of life), which was initiated by the Chinese scholar, Confucius, who lived from 551BC to 479BC. His philosophy was later developed by his followers with the purpose of building a harmonious and peaceful society. The philosophy was then spread in Vietnam during the 1000 thousand years Chinese domination, and together with Buddhism and Taoism - they became the 3 main religions in the country.


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The Best 5 Places to See in Hanoi

The Best 5 Places to See in Hanoi

Being the capital of Vietnam for more than a thousand years, including 57 years colonized by the French (from 1888 to 1945), Hanoi offers a limitless variety of places to see from old aged religious temples to historical landmarks. With so many unique sightseeing tours and great attractive sites available, it is really a challenge to decide what to see and what to do in Hanoi. Here is our choice for the best 5 places to see in Hanoi.


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