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Trấn Biên Temple recognised

Update: August, 24/2016 - 09:00
Cultural value: Trấn Biên Literature Temple, in southern Đồng Nai province, has been recognised as national historical relic.— Photo
Viet Nam News

ĐỒNG NAI – Trấn Biên Temple of Literature in the southern province of Đồng Nai has been recognised as national historical relic. 

 Trần Đăng Ninh, the temple’s director, said that the ceremony to receive the recognition Certificate will be held next month.

 Trấn Biên Temple of Literature is located in Bửu Long Ward, Biên Hòa City, of Đồng Nai.

Being built in 1715 under Lord Nguyễn Phúc Chu, it was the first temple of its kind in the South. It is a place to honour Confucius and also serves as an educational centre.

The site, which was destroyed by the French in 1861, was restored in 1998. It has become an important destination to tourists who want to learn more about the history of Việt Nam through the stories of the national heroes and the country’s cultural personalities. — VNS



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