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FVH to host city walk to Quan Thanh Temple

Update: February, 12/2015 - 09:19
The Quan Thanh Temple. — File Photo
HA NOI (VNS)  — On Sunday, Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) will hold a city walk to learn about Quan Thanh Temple and Ngu Xa Village by Truc Bach Lake.

Starting at 9:30am, the 2.5-hour walk will start at Quan Thanh Temple, which contains a 350-year-old bronze statue of Tran Vu, Ha Noi's guardian of the North. The walkers will then continue around Truc Bach Lake visiting a few pagodas and a community house. Ngu Xa Island used to be a bronze casting village and the group will stop at one of the bronze casting workshops.

Meeting point: in front of Quan Thanh Temple on Thanh Nien Road (parking for motorbikes in front of the temple). Cost: VND70,000. Limit: 10 people. Registration: Jura at jura.cullen@cantab.net — VNS

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